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Ghanaian Passport Fees To Go Up

The government is considering reviewing passport fees upwards to help it break even and avoid the current losses incurred in the processing and production of Ghanaian passports. Speaking at a press conference in Accra Wednesday, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, said Ghana’s passports …

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Government To Increase Number Of Pages In Passports To 48

The Government plans to introduce a 48-page passport to cater for the need of Ghanaians who travel frequently. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Shirley Ayorkor Botchway who made this known at Today’s [Tuesday] Meet the Press Series in Accra said the plan will be executed by the …

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Ministry of Foreign Affiars To introduce Chip-Embedded Passports

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has disclosed that the ministry had begun discussions aimed at introducing chip-embedded passports to keep up the pace of technological advancement and enhance the security of the Ghanaian passport. Ms Botchway made the revelation at the Meet-the-Press encounter …

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Ghanaians To Pay Less For Passports

Parliament is expected to approve a reviewed list of fees and charges associated with the acquisition process of the Ghanaian passport, ABC News can report. This is according to the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway. According to the Minister, government is finalising a reviewed document of the fees and …

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Ghana Signs 6-nation Visa Waiver For Diplomatic, Ordinary Passports Users

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has taken an exception to publications indicating that it had signed a visa waiver with some six countries, giving Ghanaians holding ordinary passports the opportunity to travel without visas. Per the publications, Ghanaians with valid ordinary passports could travel to India, Iran, …

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Ghana To Launch E-Visa System In 2020

Ghana is going to have an electronic visa (e-visa) system from 2020. This was announced by Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. He said the government would be implementing the e-visa) system next year as Ghana is on its way to computerize most of its processes. Vice President Bawumia revealed this …

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Ghana Passport Application Goes Online

The Ministry  of Foreign Affairs assures Ghanaians of getting their passport within 15 working days for standard applications and 5 working days for express applications. You won’t have to worry about queuing up at dawn or paying anyone to acquire or renew your Ghanaian passport anymore. The Foreign Affairs Ministry …

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Premium Passport Processing Center Has Been Commissioned

The Premium Passport Application Centre has been commissioned at the Accra Digital Centre by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the Ministry’s commitment to ensuring the establishment of additional passport offices in each region. The move is intended to help address the usually cumbersome process associated with passport …

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Overview Of The New Ghana Passport Application Procedures 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has on 24th January made reforms to the Ghana passport application process and outlined procedures to apply for the Ghana passport online. This was made known in a Facebook post with the statement;   The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration …

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Ghana Remains Committed To African Peer Review – Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has indicated that Ghana remains committed to the African Peer Review Mechanism (APERM). “Ghana is passionate about the African Peer Review Mechanism and is therefore determined to renew her commitment to the second review,” she said. The Foreign Minister made this known in a speech …

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