Ghana – Issuance of National ID to begin in November 2017-NIA

By | November 2, 2017

NIA will in November 2017 begin the issuance of National Identification smart card to Ghanaians as ways to provide secure authentication and identification for all citizens.

The National ID dubbed GhanaCard is meant to be the primary ID card that citizens will use to access all services in the country, including travelling within the West African sub-region.

The National Identification Authority in a notice to the public said the GhanaCard will be the only valid ID for application for a bank account, passport, telephone number, property acquisition, drivers license and much more.

According to the NIA, registration exercise will begin in the Greater Accra region and move to other regions in the country.

The GhanaCard will possess peculiar features that will be difficult for individuals to duplicate.

Below is the new GhanaCard with its unique features:


Source: Prime News Ghana