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NIA announces closure of 6 Ghana card registration centres

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will today, Friday, 29 April 2022, close some centres for the Ghana Card registration.
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Foreigner, Ghanaian accomplice convicted over Ghana Card

The Offinso Circuit Court presided over by His Lordship Frederick Kwabena Twumasi has convicted a Nigerian, Justin Jeff Manu, for posing as...
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One injured in stampede at NIA head office over Ghana Card registration

One person has been injured in a stampede at the National Identification Authority (NIA) headquarters in Accra over the Ghana Card registration....

Ghana Card: It makes no sense – Sam George on stampede at NIA offices

Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Samuel Nartey George, has slammed the Minister of Communications and Digitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful for the stampede at...
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NIA opens another premium centre for issuing Ghana Card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has opened a new premium registration centre at the premises of the Head Office of CAL Bank...
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Court fines Nigerian for attempting to acquire Ghana Card in Tamale

The Tamale District Magistrate Court has convicted Doris Okeke, a 37-year-old Nigerian, for attempting to acquire Ghana Card using a false identity.

Nearly 14 million SIM cards linked to Ghana card – NCA

The National Communications Authority (NCA) has stated that there have so far been 13,676,648 SIM Cards successfully linked to the Ghana Card...

Passengers laud Ghana Card process at Kotoka Airport

Ghanaian passengers who were admitted into the country for the first time with the Ghana Card, instead of passports, have described the...
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Immigration Service issues guidelines on use of Ghana card as e-passport

The Ghana Immigration Service has announced effective March 1, 2022, it will begin to admit Ghanaian passengers and dual nationals returning to...
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NIA to update Parliament on Ghana Card registration

Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has informed Parliament that the Minister for Communications and officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA) have...

Parliament summons Ayorkor Botchwey over Ghana Card as e-passport

The Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament has summoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration,y Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, to appear before...

Ghana Card valid for travel as e-passport – Bawumia’s aide insists

Economic Advisor and Spokesperson at the Office of the Vice President, Dr Gideon Boako, is insisting the Ghana card is valid for travel...

ICAO denies certification of Ghana card as e-passport

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has dismissed media reports suggesting the approval of the National Identification Card (Ghana Card) as an...
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Ghana Card can now be used as e-passport in 44,000 airports globally

Ghana’s National Identity Card, the Ghana Card can now be used as an e-passport in 44,000 airports globally. It follows...
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Ghana Card registration exposes 10m potential taxpayers

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says the merging of the Tax Identification Number (TIN) and Ghana Card has been very helpful in...
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Beyi W’ano: NIA drops worrying facts about Ghana Card, sim re-registration

It has emerged that about 90% of people who mass up at the National Identification Authority (NIA) are there to replace missing...
the Executive Secretary of the NIA, Prof Ken Attafuah

Hopeson Adorye sends harsh message to Ken Attafuah over Ghana Card [Audio]

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party, Hopeson Adorye, has slammed the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor...
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NIA sends strong message over Ghana card for foreigners

Western North Regional Registration Officer for the National Identification Authority (NIA), Kwame Donkor, has cautioned Ghanaians, especially those who live at the...

Hassan Ayariga lashes out at govt over Ghana Card

Founder of the All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga has condemned directives for the Ghana Card to be used as the only...
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Only Ghana Card will be accepted for financial transactions from July 1 – BoG

The central bank has directed all financial institutions to only accept Ghana Cards for all transactions. The Bank of...
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NIA suspends Ghana card registration over machine theft

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has suspended its ongoing registration and issuance of cards at the Kpeshie Zonal Centre in Accra.

Two fined over false information for Ghana Card registration

The Adjabeng District Court in Accra has fined two women, Olu Olarusi Toyin Tracy aka Tracy Mensah and Yvette Mensah a sum...
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You can now book an appointment for Ghana card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has begun piloting a booking and appointment system for the acquisition of the Ghana Card.It began on...
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EC proposes use of Ghana Card for 2022 voter registration

As part of preparations for its voter registration exercise next year, the Electoral Commission (EC) is proposing the adoption of the Ghana...

EC to accept only Ghana Card as proof of citizenship in next voter registration

The Electoral Commission (EC) says it is ready to adopt the Ghana card as the only document to prove one’s citizenship in...
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NIA to resume Ghana Card registration on November 17

Head of Corporate Affairs at the National Identification Authority (NIA), Abudu Abdul-Ganiyu, has stated that the authority will resume Ghana Card registration...
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Ghana Card to enable citizens abroad travel without visas – Bawumia [Audio]

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that Ghana’s unique biometric identification card, the Ghanacard, will soon become an electronic passport for...

Newborns to receive Ghana Card number at birth – Bawumia

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, every new born child delivered in Ghana next year will get, within a few months, a Ghanacard number,...

Controller bows to pressure; suspends ‘No Ghana Card, No salary’ directive

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department's (CAGD) directive ordering public sector workers to acquire a national identification card by December 1, 2021, or...

Controller and Accountant-General replies opposers of ‘no Ghana card, no salary’ directive

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) says it will not withdraw its directive ordering public sector workers to acquire a national identification...

Withdraw ‘no Ghana card no salary’ notice – NAGRAT tells Controller and Accountant-General [Audio]

Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) has been urged to withdraw the notice indicating that all public sector workers without Ghana Card won’t...

Govt to freeze salaries of Govt Workers without Ghana Card

Government workers without the Ghana Card by December 1, 2021, will be denied their salaries, the Controller and Accountant Generals Department has...

Fake Ghanaians jailed over Ghana Card

The Head of Corporate Affairs at the National Identification Authority (NIA) has disclosed that several foreigners have been prosecuted for posing as...
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NIA justifies use of Ghana Card for SIM card re-registration

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has defended the rationale behind the use of only the Ghana Card for the ongoing SIM card...
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Ghana Card replaces SSNIT ID number from today

The National Identification Card will from today become the unique Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) number.  This...

This is how much it will cost to correct errors on Ghana card

The National Identification Authority (NIA) says persons with errors on their Ghana cards would have to pay GHS 30 to effect the...

Nigerian jailed for attempting to register for Ghana card

The Madina District Court has sentenced a Nigerian, Derick Armstrong, to four months imprisonment for falsely representing himself as a Ghanaian in...
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Ghana Card replaces TIN from today

From today, 1st April 2021, the Ghana Card will replace the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) of individuals issued by the Ghana Revenue...
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Ghana card linked to NHIS card; this is why

Government’s quest to make the Ghana Card the sole source of identification for persons living in Ghana and for accessing public services...

NHIS card to be linked to Ghana Card – Dr Dsane-Selby

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Lydia Dsane-Selby, says measures are underway to link the National...