Is Ghana card active?

Controller of Immigration (ACI) Francis Palmdeti, told the Daily Graphic. The NIA said the Ghana Card was valid and active from the very time it was issued to the citizen and must be accepted by all institutions. Migration Studies at the University of Ghana in Accra.

Is the Ghana Card valid?

The Ghana Card contains an electronic chip which stores the bearer’s biometric data, and is valid for identification at borders within the ECOWAS region.

Is Ghana Card working in banks?

When the Ghana card is accepted as a means of identification in banks, it will replace passport, drivers’ license and voter’s ID which are all mode of identification in banks currently.

When can we start using the Ghana Card?

There will be a transition period from April 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 where both the TIN and Ghana Card PIN may be used simultaneously as the unique number for tax identification purposes.

Can a foreigner have a Ghana card?

In case you don’t know, all foreigners who stay in Ghana for more than 90 consecutive days or who have a resident permit must acquire a Ghana ID card under the Foreigner Identification Management System (FIMS) and pursuant to the 3 or more laws on national identity register and ID card system.

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Who qualifies Ghana card?

If you are a Ghanaian citizen by birth, registration, or naturalisation aged zero years and above and you reside in Ghana currently, you require a Ghana card. The card is also necessary for Ghanaians living abroad and foreign nationals who are legal or permanent residents in Ghana.

Where can I collect my Ghana card?

Where can I get a TIN/Ghana card?

  • TIN Centre, Registrar General’s Department.
  • TIN Centre, Customs Long room, Tema.
  • Spintex Taxpayer Service Centre.
  • Adabraka Taxpayer Service Centre.
  • Tema Taxpayer Service Centre 1.
  • Koforidua Taxpayer Service Centre.
  • Cape Coast Taxpayer Service Centre.
  • Takoradi Taxpayer Service Centre.

Is Ghana card free?

The Ghana Card is free of charge.

Can I open a bank account in Ghana?

To open a personal bank account in Ghana as a foreigner, you will need to visit any bank of your choice for more detailed information. However, the process usually only consists of filling out a form and submitting the appropriate documentation. This may include: A valid form of identification such as a passport.

Can I register Ghana card online?

The online application process will enable you to register all your details so that you can jump that section at the various Ghana Card registration centres. The National Identification Authority is giving Ghanaians the chance to register for the new Ghana Card online from the comfort of their homes.

How can I check my national ID card details?

Visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website. Scroll down the home page and click on ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and in an activation centre. Now, fill in your first name, last name and your NIMC check tracking ID and hit the ‘check now’ icon.

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How can I check my tin number in Ghana?

There are several ways you can recover your TIN (Taxpayer Identification Number) online in Ghana.

Submit the following information to

  1. Full name.
  2. Date of birth.
  3. Mother’s maiden name.
  4. The type of ID you used to register your TIN and the ID number.
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