ICAO approves Ghana Card to be use as e-Passport for travelling worldwide

Ghana Card
Ghana Card
  • The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has approved Ghana Card to be used as travelling passport worldwide.
  • Holders of the Ghana Card, as well as its future biometric equivalents, can present it as official documentation at all 197 (ICAO) compliant countries.

Information available to coverghana indicates that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has given approval for Ghana card to be used as travelling passport.

According to the an aide to the Vice President of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia Lawyer Akbar Yussif Rohullah Khomeini,  Ghana’s National Identity Card popularly called the Ghana Card is going to be recognised globally as a valid electronic passport.

Ghana Card can now be used as travelling passport worldwide
Ghana Card can now be used as travelling passport worldwide

What This Approval Means

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This approval from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) means that all holders of Ghana’s National Identity Card can travell to all 197 (ICAO) compliant countries and 44,000 airports worldwide and board flights to Ghana.

What is Ghana Card ?

Ghana Card is a national Identity card that is issued by an agency of the Government to Ghanaian citizens resident and non-resident, and legally and permanently resident foreign nationals.The Ghana can be used as proof of identity, citizenship and residence.

SOURCE : Coverghana.com.gh

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