Dual Citizenship Requirement

Embassy of The Republic of Ghana

Copenhagen, Denmark

Dual Citizenship Requirements 

Kindly note that:


a.  A Dual Citizenship Holder shall be:


  1. Issued with a Ghana passport or travel document beside the passport of the other country the person holds;
  2. Permitted to remain in Ghana without limitation provided the person entered Ghana on a Ghanaian passport.

b. It is an offense for a Dual Citizenship Holder to use two passports interchangeably to deceive an Immigration Officer.  That person would be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding 250 penalty units or a term of imprisonment not exceeding one year or to both.


c.  No holder of Dual Citizenship may qualify for appointment to the following public offices:

  • Chief Justice and Justice of the Supreme Court
  • Ambassador or High Commissioner
  • Secretary to the Cabinet
  • Chief of Defence Staff or any Service Chief
  • Inspector-General of Police
  • Commissioner, Customs, Excise & Preventive Service
  • Director of Immigration Service
  • Commissioner, Value Added Tax Service
  • Director-General, Prisons Service
  • Chief Fire Officer
  • Chief Director of a Ministry
  • The rank of Colonel in the Army or its equivalent in the other security services, and
  • Any other public office that the Minister may by legislative instrument prescribes.


“ Those who would judge us merely by the heights we have achieved would do well to remember the depths from which we started. ” 


-----Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

      First President of Ghana


Phone:    +45 3962 8222

Email:    consular@ghanaembassy.dk

Address: Egebjerg Alle 13, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark.

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Contact Us


Address: Egebjerg Alle 13,

                 DK - 2900 Hellerup

                 Denmark

Email:   ghana@mail.dk /                                                          copenhagen@mfa.gov.gh /


 Consular Email: consular@ghanaembassy.dk 


Phone:  +45 3962 8222

Working Hours

DAYS: Monday to Friday

TIME: 9:00 am to 15:00 hours

WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: Closed


Consular Working Hours


DAYS: Monday to Thursday 

TIME:  9:30  -  13:30 hours

Telephone Hours: 10:00  -  12:00 hours 

Fridays, Weekends, & Public Holidays: Closed


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