LEGALIZATION / ATTESTATIONS

a) Legal claims sworn before a Commissioner of Oaths / Notary Public: Change of name, nationality, date of birth etc.:

  • Statement declared before a Commissioner of Oath giving reasons for the change, etc.
  • Cover letter from the Judicial Service, Accra.
  • Cover letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of Passport
  • Fee: $100

b) Birth Certificate, Driver License, Police Report, Marriage, Divorce Certificates and other legal certificates:

  • Cover letter from the relevant issuing office.
  • Cover letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Accra.
  • Original copies of documents.
  • Copy of passport.
  • Fee: $100

c) Bachelor certificate:

  • Oath sworn by your family members before a Commissioner of Oaths confirming that you are a Bachelor.
  • Cover letter from Judiciary Service, Accra.
  • Cover letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of Passport
  • Fee: $100

d) Certificate as a Ghanaian Citizen:

  • Fully completed registration form*
  • 2 passport-size photographs (full face) taken not more than three (3) months
  • Copy of passport
  • Fee: $100

*Applicants are to submit completed registration form to ghanacom@ghc-ca.com or personally at the Ottawa Mission or Toronto Consulate.

e) Endorsement of Certificates for use in Ghana

  • Endorsement by the relevant Ministry.
  • Endorsement by the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Fee: $100