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Emergency Travel Certificate (Laissez Passer)

Emergency Travel Certificates are issued to Ghanaians for a one-way travel to Ghana under circumstances where passports are not available. Application for ETC must be accompanied with the following.

  • Duly completed application form
  • Proof of nationality: (any one of the following documents must be submitted)
  • - Copy of the bio-data page of expired passport
    - Birth certificate (Original)
    - Voters ID card
    - Ghana Card
  • Three (3) passport size photographs
  • Application for children below the age of eighteen (18) must submitted with a consent letter from both parents as indicated on the child’s birth certificate, together with copies of the parents’ passports.
  • Payment of Five Thousand (5,000) CFA.

PLEASE NOTE: A travel certificate allows for a single journey to Ghana.

Applications are processed within 48 hours of submission of request.


Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and
Friday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visits to the Consular Section are by online appointment.
  • (+221) 78 594 2623/ (+221) 76 616 2403
  • consular@ghanaembdakar.org/ applications@ghanaembdakar.org