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Delayed collection of passport booklets leaves some patrons frustrated [Listen]

Passport applicants in parts of the country remain frustrated in their quest to understand the delayed dates for the collection of passport...

Court releases passport of former PPA boss

The High Court sitting in Accra on Thursday, October 27 acceded to a request by the former boss of the Public Procurement...

We will work day, night to clear backlog of passports – Foreign Affairs Minister

JoyNews/AdomNews · We will work day, night to clear backlog of passports – Foreign Affairs Minister The Foreign Affairs...

Royal rebranding: What will happen to stamps, coins, banknotes and passports?

After 70 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II had become an intrinsic part of our everyday lives. We’re accustomed to seeing...

Foreign Affairs Ministry clears air over issuance of service passport to NAM 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has debunked claims that the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah, popularly...

Govt reacts to claims foreigners have Ghanaian passports

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has started investigations into claims that some foreign nationals in the United Arab Emirates...

Ghana Card – E-Passport brouhaha: I did not contradict Bawumia – Ayorkor Botchwey

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has dispelled claims by some media and some members of the opposition NDC that...

E-passport Covid vaccine launched

An African Union vaccine e-passport has been introduced, which is intended to enable easier travel within and outside Africa.
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How digitalisation pushed passport office revenue from ¢1m in 2017 to ¢56m in 2021

The Presidency has touted an increase in the Passport Office’s revenue. It said the revenue increased from GH¢1m in...

Sarkodie can apply for a diplomatic passport – Foreign Affairs Ministry representative

The Director for the Legal Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mr McArios Akanbong says Sarkodie, like any...

African artistes deserve diplomatic passports – Sarkodie alerts govt

Superstar Sarkodie has pioneered an advocacy for diplomatic passport for African artistes. His reason being that the artistes are...

Chip-embedded passports to replace biometric ones

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has revealed that plans are underway to upgrade the Ghanaian biometric...

Passport Office halts issuance of 48-page booklets

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced a halt in the issuance of 48-page passport booklets.

Foreign Affairs Ministry sends important message to passport applicants over 32-page booklets

The Foreign Affairs Ministry has announced that the Passport Office is unable to issue the 48-page passport booklets until further notice.
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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...

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...

32-page passport booklet out of stock – Foreign Affairs Ministry reveals why [Video]

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has announced that the shortage of the 32-page passport booklet is due...

Foreign Affairs Ministry runs out of 32-page passport booklets

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced the shortage of 32-page passport booklets. The shortage, according...

Biometric passport application lands in missions

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, says the Ministry is in the process of extending biometric passport application...

Korle Bu disowns unauthorised Covid passport

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has denied issuing any Covid-19 passport as a vaccination document in the name of the hospital.

Everything you need to know about your holidays in 2022 from new EU visas...

A holiday to Europe next year is going to be different for Brits, due to new rules being introduced post-Brexit.

Allow passport, birth certificate for sim registration – Kofi Kapito

Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Protection Agency, Kofi Kapito, has called on Parliament to allow the use of other identification cards for...

Immigration Service wages war against foreigners with Ghana passport

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has waged a war against foreigners who attempt to acquire Ghanaian passports through dubious means.
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Saglemi Housing case: Collins Duada granted bail; asked to deposit passport

Former Works and Housing Minister, Collins Dauda, has been granted self-recognisance bail after charges against him were read to him in court.
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Man creates scene at airport, demands to travel without passport [Video]

A man, whose identity is not yet established, has taken his frustration to an airport to demand to travel without documentation.

No alternative to vaccine passports, says Dubai airport boss

The boss of the world’s busiest airport for international passengers has said Covid passports are the only way to restart mass foreign...

Man arrested with passport of woman, claims he’s a 15-year-old JHS pupil

A man facing deportation played out his drama script at a Heathrow airport after he was caught with fake passport.
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Check out the world’s most powerful passports for 2021

The gap in travel freedom is its biggest in decades and disparities in vaccination access between countries could make the situation even...
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Covid-19: Why vaccination card will soon be your ‘passport’ [Read]

Public Health practitioner, Cindy Ofori Appiah, has reiterated the need for every Ghanaian to get vaccinated. According to her,...
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Court orders repatriation of Nigerian who illegally obtained Ghanaian passport

The Kaneshie District Court has ordered the repatriation of a 28-year-old Nigerian, Eugene Wisdom Iyamu, for illegally obtaining a Ghanaian passport and...

Meet the 69-year-old serial stowaway who has taken 30 flights without ticket or passport

Many people say the enjoyment went out of flying long ago, but Marilyn Hartman hasn’t let the nightmare of airports and airlines...

Here are the 10 most powerful passports in Africa right now

The coronavirus pandemic has ushered in lockdowns and travel restrictions. This has dramatically changed and shaped the way people travel by air,...
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GIS, national security ordered to release passport of citizen

The Accra District Magistrate Court on Monday ordered the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the NATIONAL Security to release the passport of...

Government to open passport centres in Cape Coast, Wa

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Mohammed Habibu Tijani says passport application centres will soon be opened in Cape...
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Lil Win offers Kuami Eugene Kumerican Passport after winning ‘Artiste of the Year’ award

Ghanaian actor and musician, Kwadwo Nkansah, has a different opinion on Kuami Eugene’s win as the Artiste of the Year at the...

Ursula Owusu joins ‘Kumerica’ wave; granted a passport

Minister for Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has been granted her utmost request of becoming a 'Kumerican' after taking to social media to...

National Security busts ‘connection man’ for getting Nigerian a Ghanaian passport, birth certificate [Photos+Video]

A Ghanaian has been arrested by operatives of the National Security for allegedly falsifying passport and birth certificate documents for a Nigerian.