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Passport

Eligibility for a Ghana passport

Must be a Citizen of Ghana by BIRTH or NATURALIZATION or REGISTRATION or ADOPTION as defined in Chapter 3 Section 6 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana.

Guidelines

Before commencing with your application, read the instructions carefully, incomplete application may cause the delay of the processing of the application.

The PASSPORT APPLICATION FORM must be completed in full as appreciable and in CAPITAL LETTERS.

The form must be witnessed (item 15) by Ghanaian resident in the applicant’s country of residence.

Ensure that the information provided on the form is accurate. Where the Embassy deemed the information provided doubtful the applicant may be called for interview.

Application for passport can be submitted in person at the Embassy or by post. Application by post must be enclosed with self-addressed pre-paid envelope (Letter Pack recommended) or by a courier service for the return of your passport(s).

The Embassy does not issue passport in Tokyo. Passport applications are forwarded to the Passport Office, Accra Ghana for final processing and issuance, therefore applicants are strongly advised to submit their applications well ahead of the date of expiry of their current passports to avoid any inconvenience.

Requirements for passport:
Renewal of expired Biometric Passport
  1. Completed passport application form
  2. Two (2) passport size colour photographs (Taken full face, and recently size: 35 x 45 mm)
  3. The expired passport
  4. Receipt of payment of processing fee: ¥28,000

Renewal of expired Non-Biometric Passport
  1. Completed passport application form
  2. Four (4) passport size colour photographs (Taken full face, and recently, size: 35 x 45 mm)
  3. The expired passport
  4. Receipt of payment of processing fee: ¥27,400

To Replace Lost or Damaged Non-Biometric Passport
  1. Completed passport application form
  2. Four (4) passport size colour photographs (Taken full face, and recently, size: 35 x 45 mm)
  3. Copy of lost passport (if available), National ID card or Voter’s ID card
  4. Original Birth Certificate
  5. Original Police Report
  6. Receipt of payment of processing fee: ¥46,800

To Replace Lost or Damaged Biometric Passport
  1. Completed passport application form
  2. Four (4) passport size colour photographs (Taken full face, and recently size: 35 x 45 mm)
  3. Copy of lost passport (if available), National ID card or Voter’s ID card
  4. Original Birth Certificate
  5. Original Police Report
  6. Receipt of payment of processing fee: ¥28,000

A child born in Japan or Singapore (FIRST TIME APPLICANT) Non-Biometric Passport
  1. Completed passport application form
  2. Four (4) passport size colour photographs (Taken full face, and recently size: 35 x 45 mm)
  3. Original Birth Certificate (Where the birth certificate is in Japanese it should be submitted with its certified English translated version or could be translated at the Embassy for a fee of ¥6,000
  4. Copy of data page of Ghanaian parent(s) passport(s)
  5. Receipt of payment of processing fee: ¥27,400

How to apply
  1. Complete and print the passport form from a click below.
  2. Deposit the appropriate fee into Ghana Embassy’s Account.
  3. Submit the completed form together with other requirements to the Embassy either by post or in person.

i. Include completed Consular Request Form (requiring your postal address, telephone number and service being requested)


How to Pay
CASH payments at the Embassy is not accepted under any circumstance. All Consular fees must be paid into Ghana Embassy’s Bank Account and the receipt of payment be submitted with the application. CONSULAR/PASSPORT FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE even if the application is not approved. Ensure that you pay the exact amount. Short payment may delay the processing of your application. Overpayment of less than ¥2,000 will not be refunded.

Below are the Embassy’s Bank Account details:
Account Name: GHANA EMBASSY
Bank Name MITSUBISHI UFJ BANK, TOKYO
Account Number: 0514746
Branch ROPPONGI (045)
Type of Accounts: Ordinary
Swift Code BOTKJPJT

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