The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has from, March 1, 2020, ceased all manual passport application operations.
A press release issued by the Ministry, directed all applicants to subsequently to purchase the online passport application platform from its website; passport.mfa.gov.gh for their applications.
With the online application platform (passport.mfa.gov.gh), one will need to create an account and make payment, after which the form will be sent to the email.
The online passport application is now available at all Passport Application Centres (PACs) in the country.
Over the years, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs embarked on a number of initiatives to facilitate the process of passport acquisition for Ghanaians. The online passport application and downloadable Portable Document Format (PDF) Passport.
Application Form was introduced by the ministry in 2016, extended the validity of passports from five years to ten years. The current 32-paged passport which was sold at 50 cedis now sells at 100 cedis whiles that of the newly introduced 48 pages going for GH¢150.
Over the last two years, the foreign ministry has embarked on a number of initiatives to facilitate the process of passport acquisition for Ghanaians. These initiatives include the online passport application and downloadable Portable Document Format (PDF) passport application forms.
Other such initiatives were the extension of passport applications centres (PACs) to eight regional capitals; the establishment of the Premium Passport Application Centre; overhauling of passport processing equipment; extension of the validity of passports from five years to 10 years among others.