Things are now simple and straightforward because to technology. One does not have to wait in line to apply for something. Anyone with a smart device can log in online and apply for anything via the internet. As a result, renewing a Ghana passport has become straightforward for anyone with access to a smart phone or the internet. This article will show you how to renew your Ghana passport.
To go anyplace in the globe, you must have a valid passport. As a result, we recommend renewing your Ghana passport before your current one expires.
Everyone can new renew their Ghana passport online. You don’t need to visit the Ghana embassy passport renewal office to renew your passport. You can do all online and later go for it or they can deliver it to you anywhere. It is important to remember that the price of a passport has increased and that it is subject to change. And no one can tell me what the reasons are.
Ghana Travel Restrictions
Ghana is open to most travelers again. I mean travelers from all over the world. However, you do need proof of your COVID-19 vaccination(s) or a negative test result before being allowed entry.
Many hotels, attractions, and private tours are open with new health & safety protocols in place, and you still have to follow certain guidelines. They are all good for our safety.
Read the ultimate travel guide to Ghana to help you plan your trip.
Ghana Embassy Passport Renewal Online Launched
Since March 2020, the sole means to apply for a Ghanaian passport in the country has been through the country’s online passport application system.
The previous application process was quite difficult for applicants. One must wait in line for virtually the entire day and cannot begin the process until the end of the day. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration launched an online application facility for Ghanaians to make the process of applying for a passport easier while assuring optimum security for applicants.
Following the new online turn, there has been a lot of discussion on the procedure, with Ghanaians claiming that it is one of the best in the system and that they enjoy it. It has them running with their money and guru-boys from in-line stress.
Document You Need For Ghana Passport Renewal
- First page and bio-data page with pictures and information page
- Valid Visa if the applicant has any in old Passport
- Last Page
- Proof of Profession if changed
How Do I renew my Ghana Passport Online
Follow my guide to help you renew your Ghana Passport online.
Ghana Passport Renewal online Process
This is the ultimate guide to Ghana Embassy passport renewal on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Official Website. The right step by step guide to help you apply.
Create an account on the Application Portal
Visit the Ghana Passport Application Portal at https://passport.mfa.gov.gh. Click on sign up to create a new account if you are new on the Website. Verify the account ( after following the step by step process after clicking on the sign up) by entering the SMS code you will receive in the confirmation box. If you already have account, there is no need to create a new account.
- Start a new Ghana Passport Application
Login to the portal with the detail you used in creating the account ( Username and Password). Select passport renewal option and start filling in with the right information.
- Attach four passport photos for your application. Also, you need two guarantors to confirm your identity and a witness.
- Send the whole package by mail with a money order to the Ghana Embassy. Also, you can approach in person with all the required documents.
How Do I Check If My Passport Renewal is Ready
It is possible to track you passport applications after applying or renewing. The process is very simple and it’s all on your mfc website dashboard. Here is the process:
- Visit passport.Mia.gov.gh and login with your details you used when registering the account
- After login, Click on the ‘’View All Application’’ Button
- Click on the “History’’ button, the application you have completed would show with you name, application number and time of completion on it. Then click on the application
- The preview of your application will show. Click on the ‘’status’’ button to see the progress of your online passport renewal application. Know that the green boxes represent the stage your application has gone through while the blue represents the stage your application is yet to go through.