Ghana Immigration Service - Head Office - Accra

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Ghana Immigration Service - Head Office
Address
Independence Ave., Ridge, Accra, Ghana
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Phone number
+233 302 224 445
+233 302 213 40
+233 302 221 667
+233 302 6741 25
Fax
+233 302 226 731
Working hours
Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm  See All
Establishment year 1957
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Fraud activities
Is there Mr. Eshun and Mr. Kumi in the service? These two people are using the name of the service to fraud people and take their monies all because they can help them into the service
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Thank you for good work!

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I've submitted my German passport at immigration head office. I need to go travel ASAP for medical reasons. Can I withdraw my passport to enable me travel asap
Please can I apply with diploma in computing with business management certificate from IPMC college of technology?
How do I make complain concerning one of your employees?
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Independence Ave., Ridge, Accra, Ghana Get Directions
Description
The Ghana Immigration Service has been established as the agency of the government of Ghana to advise on and to ensure the effective implementation of all laws and regulations pertaining to immigration and related issues.
The Director of Immigration being the head of the service acts as the chief adviser to the service board and the Minister of Interior. The day-to-day administration is the responsibility of the Director.

The Ghana Immigration Service is mandated to regulate and monitor the entry, residence, employment and exit of all foreigners. Movement of Ghanaians in and out of the country is equally monitored.

This site is designed to provide basic information about the visa and work permit application process in Ghana. It is not intended to be a full explanation of Ghana government’s Immigration policy and is provided only as a general guide which does not constitute a legal advice.

The Ghana government through the Ministry of the Interior on the advice of the Ghana Immigration Service board formulates immigration policies.

History
The Ghana Immigration Service started as the Immigration and Passport Unit of the Gold Coast Colonial Police Force under the command of Mr. Nevile C. Hill.

On attainment of independence in 1957, the rapid expansion of the economy coupled with Ghana’s role as a trailblazer in the African liberation struggle led to the country being swamped with foreign businessmen, tourists and African aliens. To control this influx, a Cabinet decision in 1960 transferred the Immigration Unit to the Ministry of the Interior as a separate department, while the Ministry of Foreign Affairs took over the issuing of passports. These measures were taken to enhance service delivery. Three (3) years later, the aliens Act 1963, Act 160 was enacted to give legal backing to immigration operations.

In November 1989, by PNDC Law 226, the Immigration Department was converted into a Paramilitary Service.

Established under PNDC Law 226 in 1989, the Ghana Immigration Service remains the sole institution with the statutory mandate to regulate and monitor the entry, residence, employment and the exit of foreigners in the country. The passage of the Immigration Act 2000, Act 573 expanded the functions and roles of the Service. Prominent among these are the Indefinite Residence and Right of Abode facilities.
Working hours
WeekdayTime
Monday:7:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:7:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:7:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:7:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:7:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

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Last update on September 2021

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