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Full Details: Passport Office Resumes Operations Nationwide

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has in an official release, resumed operations at the passport offices after its initial closure to comply with governments directives to contain the coronavirus. The online passport application portal will, however, be open for booking of appointments from Wednesday, May 20.   …

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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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Foreign Minister To Visit Saudi Arabia

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Hon. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, is set to pay an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During the visit scheduled for January 26, 2020, the Minister is expected to meet the custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz …

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