My Digital Address: Generate with GhanaPostGPS for Ghana Card & more
The GhanaPostGPS App is here to stay after it is now being used in almost all official applications by the Government of Ghana.
A lot of people still don’t know how to generate/create their digital address and we are here to explain and make the process easy.
What is GhanaPostGPS?
GhanaPostGPS is a global addressing system which uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to divide Ghana into grids of 5 metres x 5 metres squares and assigns each one a unique address.
It has an application which now alls all Ghanaians and people living in Ghana to validate their home and business addresses in order to create a national address registry for easy direction and identification purposes.
How to generate your digital address with GhanaPostGPS App
Here are the steps to take to generate/get your digital address in Ghana:
- Download the new updated GhanaPostGPS App for Android or iOS.
- Launch the GhanaPostGPS App on your device and accept the terms and conditions, then click on “continue”.
- On the next screen, you can register your phone number, or click on “Skip Registration” if you want to use it for just one time.
- Accept the permissions that appear on the screen (Location, Media. Record Video)
- on the next screen, wait for your location information to load
- Once the location information has loaded, you will be presented with a new screen where you will see your Digital Address in the format GX-XXX-XXXX
- You can then share on WhatsApp or write it down to use for your Ghana Card Registration or other purposes.
Watch the video below for the whole process:
Things to note when generating your digital address
Once you have the App downloaded on your phone, generating your address is easy.
- Ensure your phone’s location button is turned on.
- Open the GhanaPostGPS app and click on the button
- Your unique address will appear next to the Digital address, for example, Digital Address: GA-543-0125
- Remain outdoors to have a very correct digital address
- Make sure you wait for 5 to 20 seconds to make sure the address is valid
- Enable all permissions on your phone necessary for the app to run before generating an address