Passport Application Requirements

MACHINE-READABLE PASSPORT:

The following requirements are to be fulfilled by passport applicants:

  1. A fully completed form with signature and thumb print;
  2. Four (4) biometric passport pictures;
  3. The current passport or birth certificate;
  4. Photocopy of the current passport (page containing personal data);
  5. An applicant who has no proof of the travel document with which he/she entered the country must support the application with an affidavit from the High Court sworn on his/her behalf in Ghana by a close relative. The affidavit should indicate whether applicant has acquired a passport before or not, and if missing, indicate the passport number supported by an attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Accra. Alternatively applicants could support their applications with a ¨Duldung¨ or temporary stay permit.
  6. In most cases, an interview would be necessary;
  7. A photocopy of the receipt for the processing fee;
  8. Any supporting documents in respect of for example profession, or copy of the passport of a parent in support of children's applications.
  9. A self-addressed envelope affixed with not less than EUR 3.55 worth of postage stamps. The envelop must bear the name of the applicant even if he/she is not the principal recipient.
  10. Payment could be made either in cash at the Embassy/Consulate or through the following bank details: 

    Account Name:

    GHANA EMBASSY GENERAL ACCOUNT

    Bank Name:

    Deutsche Bank Berlin

    Address:

    Unter den Linden 13/15, 10117 Berlin

    IBAN:

    DE82100 7000 000 6356 4900

    BIC:

    DEUTDEBBXXX

    Please indicate the purpose of the payment and applicant´s full name!

  11. All applicants are to comply and carefully note the above requirements to enable the Embassy process and issue your passport on time

BIOMETRIC PASSPORT:

Requirements and date of commencement for biometric passports will be announced later.