Ghana Card Now Recognized Document For Travels [Read Full Letters]

Ghana Card Now Recognized Document For Travels [Read Full Letters]

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority in a letter informs the general public and card holders that Ghana Card Can now be used for travels.

“We wish to bring to your kind attention a correspondence from the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) regarding the official notification of the acceptance of the Ghana Card as a travel document for entry into Ghana by citizens,” part of the letter.

According to the letter, the decision has necessitated because the Ghana Card is recognized as an ICAO-compliant travel document.

“Following the recognition of the Ghana Card as an ICAO-compliant travel document, the Government of Ghana’s policy to allow Ghanaian passengers and Ghanaians with dual citizenship returning to Ghana utilize a valid Ghana Card as an option took effect from 1st March 2022.”

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) stated that, “by this letter, the Board of Airlines’ Representatives – Ghana is kindly requested to notify its Members of the aforementioned policy, and accordingly, allow Ghanaian Nationals within the above category access to board flights into Ghana.”

In a letter written by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS), signed by Deputy Comptroller-General, Laud Affrifah, meant for GCAA, informed that until there are bilateral agreements with other countries, “the Ghana Card cannot be used to travel outside the ECOWAS sub-region.”

“It is important to note, however, that until bilateral agreements are signed with other countries, the Ghana Card cannot be used to travel outside the ECOWAS sub-region. Additionally, a Ghanaian who has renounced his/her Ghanaian citizenship to obtain the citizenship of another country is not eligible to travel on the Ghana Card,” GIS.

READ LETTERS (5pages)

28062022GCAA ACCEPTANCE OF GHANA CARD

 

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