Application for Ghana passports

Application for Ghana passports

Applicants, guarantors and witnesses are to note that the making of a false statement for the purpose of procuring a passport is an offence under Section 15 of the Passport and Travel Certificate Decree (NLC155, 11967) of the Republic of Ghana.



Where it is not possible to prosecute such persons in a criminal court because they live outside Ghana, such persons shall be disqualified from holding or acquiring a Ghana passport, and any passport already issued to them shall be withdrawn and confiscated. They may also be arrested and dealt with under Ghana law anytime they attempt to enter Ghana.


PRESENTATION:
Application forms must be duly completed from Section 1 through 15. N° 11 (i) and (ii) - the Guarantors Section must be completed by two Ghanaians. Section 15 - Witness Section should also be completed by a Ghanaian. Both Indian and Ghanaian addresses are required in each section.


Should an applicant be less than 18 years, the Parents/Guardians must complete Section 13, date and sign the Form. Should an adult applicant who cannot read or write request that the Form be completed on his/her behalf, Section 14 must be completed by the said person.


Right Thump Print of ALL Applicants is to be imprinted on the Form at N°16. Four passport size photographs must be attached. The photographs should be endorsed at the back by the studio and dated.


Please attach the old passport which will be duly cancelled and returned together with the new one. The Processing Fee is Rs.6,500. 


Passport Application Forms are Rs.2,000 each. Please allow two to four weeks for the processing of your new passport.


Replacement of Lost or Damaged Passports


An applicant for a replacement passport must duly complete a passport application form and return it with four passport-size photos, birth certificate, police report, Medical Card, Landed Immigrant Document and Driver's License (if any). 


Applications for the replacement of lost or damaged passport ATTRACT A PENALTY PROCESSING FEE OF RS.7,500/- made by Bankers Draft to Ghana High Commission, India.



Applicants in this category will be invited to the Mission for an interview in order for the Mission to satisfy itself that they are bona fide Ghanaian nationals. Applicants are kindly requested to call the Mission to schedule appointments for interviews.


Travel Certificate / Laissez Passer 


Ghanaian Travel Certificates are issued only to persons who are not in possession of Ghana Passports and require travelling to Ghana in an emergency situation. 


They are usually good for three months. Upon completion of a Travel Certificate Form, applicants will be required to produce evidence of Ghanaian nationality such as photocopy of a passport, birth /baptismal certificate, together with 2 passport size photos and a fee of Rs.42,50.


 Applicants are required to apply personally at the Mission for an interview at the time of submitting the request for the Travel Certificate. Ghana has Two (2) Honorary Consuls across India. Please click here for information about consulate locations.


Other Consular Services 


The High Commission also does attestation and authentication services in respect of Ghanaian nationals or documents at a charge of Rs.8,500 per service. Certificates of Identity are also issued for Ghanaian nationals at a cost of Rs.42,50.


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