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General News of Tuesday, 29 January 2019


Passport office will not accept old manual passport applications – Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has announced that the Passport Office and Regional Passport Application Centres (PACs) will not accept the old manual passport application forms effective Thursday, February 28, 2019.

The initiative is to migrate all old manual passport application forms which are obtainable at some selected banks upon payment to the new manual downloadable passport application form.

In a statement copied to GhanaWeb, the ministry stated that since November 2018, the ministry has necessitated that payment of the appropriate passport application processing fee is done electronically.

“The e-payment is either made via MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash, Master Card or Visa Card. The downloadable passport application form can be accessed on the ministry’s website ( under the passport link. A link for the payment is also available on the same page,” the statement reads further.

Read below the Ministry’s full statement

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