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Passport Application
    • Applicants for Ghanaian passports must be Citizens of Ghana by Birth, naturalisation, Registration, Adoption or by any Enactment. Documentary evidence must be provided in support of any such claim.
    • A Ghanaian passport is the only reliable and universally accepted travel and identification document for Ghanaians who travel abroad.
    • Issued to Ghanaian citizens only, a Ghanaian passport reflects the identity of the applicant as determined by documentary evidence of citizenship and documents to support identity.
  • One identical passport size photos
  • Proof of Ghanaian citizenship (originals only)
  • Documents to support Identity (originals only) such as School Certificate, Driver's Licence, Employment/Student / Other I.D. Cards.
  • Previous Ghanaian passport issued to you
  • Processing fee
  • Please note that : File size should not exceed 250 KB & File type should be jpg or pdf.

Applicants must produce a Police Report, a birth certificate, an affidavit and Proof of Identity. The birth certificate should be authenticated by the Judicial Service of Ghana, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Regional Integration of Ghana and the Embassy of Belgium in Abidjan.

Passports issued in any country and illegally posted or carried on persons other than holders to the countries of residence of the holders are not valid in those countries. They will also not be validated by our Missions/Embassies when presented since they were not issued by them. Consequently applicants must renew or obtain their passports at their nearest Ghana Missions/Embassies.

This must be supported by duly authenticated documents such as deed polls/gazette or affidavit and statutory declarations and marriage/divorce certificate.

  • First Passport Application - €125
  • Renewal Passport Application - €125
  • Lost/ Stolen Passport Application - €225
  • Damaged Passport Application - €225
    Acceptable methods of payment
  • Online Payment
  • Card payment at the Mission (Bancontact, Debit card and Credit Card)
  • CASH payment is not accepted under any circumstance.

Passport application fees are non-refundable whether your application is successful or not.

In cases of double payment and over-payment of consular fees, applicants can request a refund of the extra amount.

To request a refund, contact the Consular Section at consular@embassyofghana.be. Alternatively, you can write to us at our address.

The application should be submitted with one (1) standard passport size photograph taken full face on a plain background within six months of the date of application without dark glasses or hat. Photograph should be certified as a true likeness of the applicant by the witness.

Please note that : Uploaded image size should be 140px*170px

Application Type Standard Processing Time
First Passports 3 weeks
Renewals 3 weeks
Lost/stolen 3 weeks
Damaged 3 weeks

NOTE :PASSPORTS WILL ONLY BE ISSUED WHEN ALL THE REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN FULLY SATISFIED AND APPLICANTS MUST ALLOW AT LEAST THREE (3) WEEKS FROM THE DATE OF SUBMISSION OF THE FORMS TO THE MISSION FOR THE DELIVERY OF THEIR NEW PASSPORTS.

Applications must be completed within 21 days of starting. Incomplete applications will be deleted after 21 days if not completed and submitted online. Applicants will have to re-apply when application is cancelled.