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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 16,000 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 – Friday from 08:30 am – 5:00 pm
Visits to the Consular Section will be by online appointment.
  • (+225) 22 410 288
  • abidjan@mfa.gov.gh