Ghana High Commission in UK to automate visa, passport applications

The Ghanaian High Commission in the UK is in the process of introducing automated visa and passport application procedures.

In a press release copied to, the High Commission says the news system when completed will facilitate online visa and passport applications. The new system the Mission said will come into effect on January 17, 2011 and applicants can complete their applications on the Mission’s website at

It will also use text messaging and email services to notify applicants when the Mission receives applicant’s documents, and when approved applications are ready for collection or dispatch