Passport Offices in Accra

A passport is a recognized government document that certifies the holder’s identification and citizenship and grants them the right to travel to and from other nations while being protected by that government.

In Ghana, the issuance of a passport is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, however, the application is done through the Ghana Immigration Service.

In this article, we will be taking a look at the location of the passport application offices in Accra so should it be that you are looking for a passport office to submit your application, then this article is the right article for you.

Things To Know Before You Apply for a Passport in Ghana

Before you submit your passport application, there are a few things that you must know. These are;

  • Your application can be delayed due and this is mostly due to the availability of the passport books.
  • There are two types of applications – Express Service and Regular Service
  • You must completely fill out the application and make copies of relevant documents before going to the passport application office to submit your form.
  • Obtain a passport application form from a point of sale that has been authorized (some local banks)
  • Correctly complete the form and deliver it to a Passport Application Center [PAC] along with the necessary paperwork.
  • Take digital pictures and biometric measurements like fingerprints.
  • Obtain a submission confirmation with a passport pick-up date.
  • Applicants can pick up their passports by producing their submission receipt and going through a final biometric check at PAC once the passport has been issued.

Passport Offices in Accra

Below are the passport application offices in Ghana;

Accra Passport Office
Physical location: Kinbu Rd, Accra
Telephone number: 030 299 9604
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Passport Application Center
Physical location: Accra
Telephone number: 030 296 7428
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Passport Office, Ridge
Physical location: Gamel Abdul Nasser Ave, Accra
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Passport Office, Circle Accra
Physical location: Intercity STC Tranport Yard, No.1 Adjuma Cres, Accra
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Online passport Application Accra headquarters
Physical location: Ministries, Cruickshank Rd, Accra
Telephone number: 027 899 1406
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Passport Office Tema Station
Physical location: Treasury Rd, Accra
Working Hours: Mondays – Fridays: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

About the Ghana Immigration Service

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is a branch of the interior ministry of the Ghanaian government.

In Ghana, the GIS controls the review and approval of applications for visas, entry permits, and resident permits. the management of foreigners in Ghana, processing of Ghanaian passport applications, border management and control, and registration, protection, and management of refugees.

The service provides guidance on all laws and rules pertaining to immigration and associated matters and assures their proper execution.

Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, not the Ghana Immigration Service, is responsible for issuing passports. Only the passport application process involves the Ghana Immigration Service.

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