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Renunciation Application

RENUNCIATION OF GHANAIAN CITIZENSHIP
The 1994 Constitution recognizes the right of persons eighteen years and above to renounce their Ghanaian citizenship.

REQUIREMENTS
Ghanaians wishing to renounce their nationality must submit a formal application to the Minister of Interior through the Embassy (the correspondence should specify the reason(s) informing the request).
The letter must be accompanied by the following:

  • A duly completed application for renunciation of Ghana Citizenship form (the document should be purchased at the Embassy)
  • Curriculum Vitae of the applicant which must include the names and addresses of parents or any close relations living in Ghana.
  • Assurance letter/document from the competent authority that the applicant intends to take up Japanese nationality.
  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs.
  • Photocopy of bio-data page of applicant’s Ghana passport.

NB
Renunciation becomes legal only after the Minister of Interior has issued the certificate and forwarded to the applicant through the Embassy. The applicant is required to surrender the Ghana passport on the day of receipt of the document.

The fee is ¥24,000

How to Pay
CASH payments at the Embassy is not accepted under any circumstance. All Consular fees must be paid into Ghana Embassy’s Bank Account and the receipt of payment be submitted with the application. CONSULAR FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE even if the application is not approved. Ensure that you pay the exact amount. Short payment may delay the processing of your application.

Below are the Embassy’s Bank Account details:
Account Name: GHANA EMBASSY
Bank Name MITSUBISHI UFJ BANK, TOKYO
Account Number: 0514746
Branch ROPPONGI (045)
Type of Accounts: Ordinary
Swift Code BOTKJPJT


For further information contact the Ministry of Interior: https://www.mint.gov.gh