Full list of Charges for Ghana Card – Registration, Replacement, etc

If you live in Ghana right now, one of the most important forms of Identification you need to have is the Ghana Card. The Ghanaian people, have come to the realisation that the Ghana Card is now the single most powerful ID in the country for getting things done, especially things in relation to the Government.

The Ghana Card is so important that Public Sector workers need it to be able to receive their salary. There are a lot of other services that you can not get done if you don’t have the Ghana Card issued by the NIA.

With the mass registration over, it has now become important to get the card if you didn’t get it earlier. Apart from knowing the different locations where you can apply for the Ghana Card, you would need to know how much the different services relating to acquisition of the card costs.

In this article, we would look at how much it will cost to get a new Ghana Card or to replace your missing Ghana Card.

Charges for Ghana Card Services

Speaking during an interview on Accra100.5FM’s morning show, the Head of Corporate Affairs of the National Identification Authority (NIA) gave a breakdown of the charges/cost relating to different Ghana Card services as provided by the NIA.

Here is a table of the cost of different services pertaining to obtaining/replacing a Ghana Card:

Ghana Card ServiceNIA Approved Cost
Replacement of Ghana CardGHS 30
Household RegistrationGHS 150
Institutional Registration (150 persons and above)GHS 150 each
Foreigner RegistrationGHS 150
Ghanaian Registration (At all GRA & NIA District Offices)Free
Ghanaian Registration (Premium at Shiashie – Instant)GHS 250
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