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Dual Citizenship
REQUIREMENTS FOR DUAL CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION

The Citizenship Act (Act 591 of 2000) states among that, "A citizen of Ghana who acquires the citizenship of another country in addition to his Ghanaian citizenship shall notify in writing the acquisition of the additional citizenship to the Minister in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed."
The application for registration as a dual citizen is made on Form 10 (Application for Registration as a Dual Citizen).
The total cost of the application is 1,630 Dirhams. This is made up of 1,250 Dirhams for the application and 380 Dirhams for the Certificate of Dual Citizenship (Form 11). The total cost of the application 1,630 Dirhams is to be paid in full when applying for the form. Dual Citizenship Application forms can only be picked and submitted (upon completion) on Wednesdays between 0930 and 1230 hours at the Consular Section

Who qualifies to apply for Dual Citizenship?

A Citizen of Ghana who holds citizenship of another country in addition to citizenship of Ghana.


To provide the following:
  • a. Evidence of Ghanaian nationality
    Current Ghanaian Passport and photocopy
  • b. Evidence of citizenship of another country
    Current passport and photocopy
  • OR

    Certificate of Naturalization (where applicable) and photocopy

  • c. Four (4) Photographs [Applicant's name to be clearly written behind photographs]
  • d. Citizen of another country who also qualifies for Ghanaian citizenship.
  • (Ghanaian citizenship can be through Birth, Descent, Registration, Naturalization or Adoption).
    If applicant qualifies for Ghanaian citizenship by descent,he or she has to provide following:
    Evidence of Descent

    Current passport of applicant's Ghanaian parent and photocopy/

  • e. Evidence of citizenship of another country
    Birth Certificate
    Current passport and photocopy
  • f. Four(4) photographs [Applicant's name to be clearly written behind photographs]
  • Applicants are also to provide the following:

  • a.Names, postal addresses and telephone numbers of two (2) close relatives living in Ghana who may be contacted for further information.
  • b.Residential/Contact telephone number(s) of applicant in the Kingdom of Brazil.
Please contact the Ghana Embassy Brazil Consular Section on +55 (61) 3248-6047 for more information