Resident Permit

Once in Ghana, you will need a residence permit to stay for the duration of your studies. In addition, all internationals are required to have the Non-Citizen Ghana Card.

Non-Citizen Ghana Card Application Requirements:

- Introductory letter from IPO
- UG admission letter/Appointment letter (original and 2 photocopies)
- Proof of payment of fees
- Bank statement (not applicable to students)
- Travel passport
- Student/Staff ID
- 4 passport-sized photographs

Residence Permit Application/Renewal requirements:

- Introductory letter from IPO
- UG admission letter (original and 2 photocopies)
- Non-Citizen Ghana Card
- Proof of payment of fees
- Bank statement (not applicable to students)
- Travel passport
- Student/Staff ID
- 4 passport-sized photographs

*Failure to acquire or renew both will attract a penalty.

Rates for the above services are as follows:

  • Non-Citizen Ghana Card: US$ 120.00
  • Renewal of Non-Citizen Ghana Card: US$ 60.00
  • Resident Permit: US$ 60.00
  • Conversion of Single to Multiple-Entry Visa: US$ 75.00 for 3 months

NOTE: The above fees are subject to change without notice.