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TRAVEL CERTIFICATES/LAISSEZ PASSER

A Travel Certificate is usually issued to a Ghanaian national, who is not in possession of a Passport, but must travel to Ghana at short notice or in an emergency.

The document is for a single journey to Ghana only and cannot be used for a return journey to the Netherlands and is valid for one month only.

The Consular Section receives applications for Travel Certificates on Mondays from 10hrs to 13hrs.

  • Applicants are required to produce proof of Ghanaian Nationality such as photocopy of passport, original Birth Certificate or Baptismal Certificate.
  • Applicants are required to appear personally at the Embassy for interview.
  • Applicants must submit a completed Travel Certificate Application Form and two (2) recent passport photographs (not older than 6 months).
  • Evidence of impending travel is a necessary requirement.
  • A processing fee of €100 is charged for this service.
  • All payments in respect of consular services must be made by debit card “PIN”. Cash payments will only be accepted on the last working day of each month.


Opening Hours: 9:00 - 16:00
The Embassy is open to the general public from Monday to Friday.
Visits to the Consular Section will be by online appointment only.
  • +31 (0) 70 3384 385/382
  • consular@ghanaembassy.nl