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“Wow” – Pastor exclaims over the Ghana card serving as a passport


A member of the Clergy was excited and surprised upon hearing that the Ghana Card can also perform the function of a passport.

During a meeting with the Clergy on June 10, as part of his tour of the Ashanti Region, the Vice President and flagbear of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia noted that the Ghana card can be used a passport should the latter go missing.

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“If you travel abroad today, to USA, Japan, China, all countries Ghana and you misplace your passport, you can use your Ghana card as a passport and travel back to the country.

Shell-shocked about this assertion, the man of God in a clerical collar silently exclaimed, “Wow.”

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According to the National Identification Authority (NIA), the new Ghana Card can be used for international travel within the ECOWAS region when countries in the region begin to use e-gates at their borders.

This is because its features are compliant with ICAO standards.

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Also, the Ghana Card has the features of an e-passport and can be used for travels where immigration stamps are not required.

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