Identity Card applicants
We wish to inform of the under-mentioned requirements for the benefit of Consular Identity Card applicants:
a)A fully completed form with signature;
b)A copy of current passport or birth certificate;
c)A self addressed envelope affixed with not less than EUR 3.55 worth of postage stamps.The envelop must bear the name of the applicant even if he/she is not the principal recipient.
d)One biometric passport photograph with white background. Applicants appearing in person need not bring along biometric photograph.
f)The current ID fee:-EUR 20,00
g)Payment could be made either in cash at the Embassy or through the following bank details;
Embassy of Ghana
IBAN: DE82 1007 0000 0063 5649 00
2.All applicants are to comply and carefully note the above requirements to enable the Embassy process and issue your ID card on time.
Download the I.D application form here!
Renunciation of Ghanaian Citizenship
application to renounce one's Ghanaian nationality should be addressed in the
form of a letter to the Minister of Interior through this Embassy.
Requirements for renunciation of Ghanaian citizenship
By the constitution of Ghana, applicants are by law to attain the age of 18 years and above before renouncing their Ghanaian nationality!
- Completed renunciation application form;
- Original German assurance letter;
- Certified English translation of the German assurance letter;
- Application letter addressed to the interior minister in Ghana stating reasons why applicant wants to renounce his/her citizenship;
- Applicant's curriculum vitae (CV) which must include the names and addresses of parents or any close relations living in Ghana;
- Photocopy of relevant pages of applicant's Ghanaian passport;
- Photocopy of receipt (that was issued to applicant when he/she bought renunciation application form);
- One passport sized photograph;
It must be pointed out that the renunciation becomes
legal only after Ghana’s Minister of Interior has issued a Certificate.
Please note that any
cancellation and erasure on the Renunciation Form renders it null and void and
will not be forwarded to the appropriate authorities in Accra. All applicants
must endeavour to avoid mistakes.
1.Applicants applying to renounce their Ghanaian citizenship must submit a duly completed Declaration of Renunciation of Citizenship of Ghana form.
2.The form cost EUR 200,00 and the payment could be made in cash only at the Embassy.
3.Please use the following bank details for your bank transfer:
Account Name: Embassy of Ghana
IBAN: DE82 1007 0000 0063 5649 00
Indicate the Purpose of the payment and applicant's full name + Renunciation
4.Once the money has been transferred into the Embassy's account, the applicant should write a short letter requesting the renunciation form/certificate, adding a copy of the bank payment slip and a self-addressed envelope affixed with not less than EUR 3.55 of postage stamps.
5.To view the requirements for the renunciation, please click here.
6.After vetting the submitted documents which was sent to the Embassy, the Mission in Berlin will then forwarded the documents to the Minister of Interior in Accra for consideration. Upon approval, the Minister of Interior would issue a Renunciation Certificate and forward it to this Embassy for onward delivery to the Applicant.
7.It may be pointed out that the renunciation becomes legal only after the renunciation certificate has been issued.
8.Please note that a response from the Ministry of Interior in Ghana is usually received 6 months after submission of the application. Applicants are therefore advised to apply for renunciation of Ghanaian nationality at an early stage of their procedure for acquiring the German nationality.
9.Applicants shall receive an acknowledgment of the application.