Ghana extends validity of passport to 10 years


The Akufo-Addo administration has extended to 10 years the validity of the Ghana passport.The new directive will take effect from March 31, 2019.

This was made known in a memo dated February 6, 2019, to Ghana’s embassies and consulates across the world by the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mohammed Habibu Tijani.

“Missions are hereby informed that government has decided to extend the validity of ordinary passport booklets issues to qualified Ghanaian applicants from five years to ten years (5-10 years) with effect from 31st March 2019. The processing fees remain the same until further notice,” the memo noted.

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