Ghana Online Passport Application Discussion – Tips, Problems, Process and More

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  • #4470 Reply

    You can ask all questions relating to the Ghana Online Passport Application here. Solutions to most of the problems are answered here.

  • #4476 Reply

    Isaac

    How can you reschedule your appointment if you don’t make it on the first.

    • #4488 Reply

      Hi Isaac, to re-schedule, just go through the process again, click “next, next” until you get to schedule appointment and choose a favourable date.

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  • #4490 Reply

    JOYCELYN

    Pls how do I make changes in the witness column. I’ve already completed the application but yet to print it out.

    • #4491 Reply

      I spoke to a rep at the Passport Office some time back about this. Essentially, what he advised, and what I did was to print out the form, then use correction fluid to correct the details and name before going to the PAC in Accra.

  • #4494 Reply

    You can download a sample “filled” Ghana Passport (Online Application) to know which information you will need. Download here: Sample-Passport-Ghana-Online-Passport-Application

  • #4504 Reply

    Bridget

    Please which banks sell the online passport slip?

  • #4505 Reply

    Bernabao

    How much will it cost me and how long will it take for my passport to be ready?

  • #4506 Reply

    Pharouk

    Since the registration is online, do you still need your biometric birth cert.? If yes,how do you submit it?

    • #4513 Reply

      You submit all documents on the day of your appointment at the Accra Passport Application Centre (PAC).

  • #4507 Reply

    Kwame

    How long it will take to get the passport ready.

    • #4512 Reply

      The Express usually takes 15 days and the standard may take double that time. Refer to article: Article: Ghana Online Passport Application

  • #4509 Reply

    Kofi Opoku

    What is this online passport registration about?

    • #4511 Reply

      Online Ghana Passport Application is an online passport application service for Ghanaians that aims to ease the mode of the application of a Passport while ensuring maximum security for applicants.

  • #4514 Reply

    Emmanuel

    Hello, how different is the express from the regular? And does it really work?

    • #4516 Reply

      Yes, online passport application works. As the name suggests, Express or expedited is faster than the normal application.

  • #4519 Reply

    Alfred

    Can I get my passport in 3 days?

  • #4520 Reply

    Bissay

    With the online passport application,i learnt is only in Accra that you can book an appointment to complete the registration process. How true is it?

  • #4523 Reply

    Kwobby

    Please I did applied for passport. But could not fine the code given to me for retrieval. Is there anyway you help me get my passport.

    • #4530 Reply

      Please call the following numbers during working hours: 0303978370 / 0303978372 / 0303978369 / 0303978371

  • #4524 Reply

    Quame

    Has there been any significant decrease in the level of corruption which plagued the manual system?

  • #4678 Reply

    Efua

    Please i’m half Nigerian and half Ghanaian (mother’s side), born in Nigeria but currently residing in Ghana. Please would i be able to obtain Ghanaian passport with my Nigerian birth certificate and what other documents would be required of me? Thank you.

    • #4679 Reply

      You should call the following numbers to find about your eligibility status: 0303978370 / 0303978372 / 0303978369 / 0303978371
      All the best! 🙂

  • #4689 Reply

    ARNOLD ADDO

    have been trying to upload a photograph whiles filling the online form. anytime i click on save, it gives me connection error feedback. i have tried all the passport office official lines youve provided above but nobody seems to be answering.
    pls ur advise is needed most urgently.

    • #4690 Reply

      A connection error could simply mean your internet connection is bad. Try switching internet, or browsers and try again. All the best, sir.

  • #4691 Reply

    ARNOLD ADDO

    my internet connection works absolutely fine. i am not the only person complaining. Two other friends elsewhere are giving the same complaint.
    i thinking theres some sort of specification as to the picture that should be uploaded… if there is, pls let me know.
    it is very annoying the nobody is attending to the passport office lines provided above

    *the feedback i keep getting*
    (The Connection to ‘passport.mfa.gov.gh’ was interrupted whiles page was loading.
    …The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authentication of the received data could not be verified.
    …Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem)

    • #4692 Reply

      This could also be the file size. I personally used a 230 x 300 pixels image which was no larger than 500KB in size. You should try that too.
      About the numbers, you should just keep calling. It’s sad that no one seems to attend to the numbers.

  • #4698 Reply

    Danso A. Desmond

    i am d .danso i apply for biometric passport aout 3yrs ago with an agent..up to now i have not received my new as well as the old passport ,pls help me to retrieved it or mean to get one…but i dont no the agent…whereabout….but all the information about me remain same..i am fire officer at tema pls

    • #4699 Reply

      Sorry, Desmond. The good news is that you can apply for a new passport all by yourself. You just need to go buy a GHS 50 or GHS 100 forms at GCB and continue to fill the form online with all necessary details. All the best.

  • #4708 Reply

    Francis

    Do you have to pay or buy another passport form if you are asked to reschedule for another date due to incomplete documents

  • #4770 Reply

    Abeiku B

    pls I’m a Ghanaian, I have my birth certificate but I have misplaced my national ID, I don’t have a driver’s license either, can I apply with my birth certificate and my nation service ID since im a personnel?? thank u

    • #4771 Reply

      Hello Abeiku. Thanks for reaching out. Yes, you can apply for a Passport Online with just your Authentic Ghanaian Birth Certificate. You however make sure the details are correct.

  • #4782 Reply

    Mandy Sarpong

    Please I have applied to renew my passport online, wanted to know if the appointment date I will choose will be the day I will have my passport ready?

    • #4783 Reply

      Hello Mandy, your appointment date refers to the date you go to the Accra Passport Application Centre to complete your registration process. On that day, you will be given a date to come for the passport. You need to go there in person to have your biometric information taken.

  • #4799 Reply

    Abeiku B

    How do u edit an information on the already filled form assuming u made a mistake whiles filling the form

    • #4800 Reply

      From experience (and this might sound bizarre), you just need to use correction fluid to effect the changes on the printed form before you visit the Passport Application Centre. All the best.

  • #4818 Reply

    ISRAEL

    WILL THW WITNESS AND GUARANTORS BE CONTACTED IN THE PROCESS OR WHAT ALOS MAN THE PIC AINT UPLOADING

    • #4819 Reply

      I can’t tell if they are contacted or not but whatever information unit provide should be accurate and genuine to the best of your knowledge otherwise you could be jailed. About the image, try and reduce the file size.

  • #4830 Reply

    isaac

    I bought my passport forms for about a year a go, but I have not submitted them. Can I still use it? Can I also apply online with the same form? If yes, how should I go by it online. If no too what should I do. Thank you

    • #4831 Reply

      Hello Isaac, you can submit your Old Application form, however, you can not use that same form to apply online. If you need to apply online, you have to buy the new online application form and discard your old form. Thank You.

  • #4861 Reply

    Fred

    What do i need to do to replace my passport that got missen four years ago?

  • #4866 Reply

    Mike

    Where do I locate the passport office in Accra?

  • #4893 Reply

    Abi

    Hi yaw,please my question is with the pics I uploaded and after printing I realised it captured up to my mouth not the entire passport pic came and am worried,I have appointment on 16th and non of their lines no one pick

    • #4895 Reply

      Abi, no need to worry about that. Your form will be accepted and a new photo taken altogether. All the best! 🙂

  • #4898 Reply

    Abi

    Thanks for the response,I am grateful dear.

  • #4899 Reply

    Abi

    Also,with the renewal do they give a new booklet or just change the dates.

  • #4901 Reply

    Mike

    I am having a problem with the pictures uploading. Even though I changed the picture pixel to 200×250 it’s still giving me “Bad request” so I don’t know what’s happening if u can help me with that one. Thanks

    • #4975 Reply

      Make sure the image is in jpeg format, use a different laptop and a stronger internet and see.

  • #4917 Reply

    Mandy

    Do I get to choose my application date?

    • #4976 Reply

      When working on the form online, you get to choose your appointment date, that is the day you go to the Passport Application Center in Accra to have your biometrics taken.

  • #4971 Reply

    Joshua

    Hello,
    if i m outside Accra, it means i have to use the old system of applying for passport.
    That is, buying the forms and filling it.

    • #4977 Reply

      If that works for you, yes. However, if you should use the online method, it means you would have to go to Accra Passport Application Centre to complete it.

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