The National Identification Authority (NIA) announces for the information of the
the general public that effective Monday, 12th June 2023, it will offer premium registration
services at its Volta, Bono, Bono East, Northern, and Western North Regional offices.
These centres will operate in addition to the Premium Centres at the NIA and CalBank
Head Offices in Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, and Western Regional offices.

The premium registration centres will offer the following fee-based registration services:

  1. First-time registration and issuance of a Ghana Card – GHC280;
  2. Replacement of lost, missing, or damaged cards – GHC110;
  3. Update of personal records that requires the printing of a new card – GHC 110.

Below is a list of update services that attract a fee:

  1. Change or correction of applicant’s name;
  2. Change or correction of the order of an applicant’s name;
  3. Correction or addition of applicant’s previous name or maiden name;
  4. Correction of applicant’s date of birth;
  5. Change or correction of applicant’s nationality;
  6. Correction of applicant’s gender;
  7. Change or correction of applicant’s height.

Applicants requesting premium services should also note the following:
1. The premium services will be based on an online booking system and a walk-in system.
2. Payment of fees for all premium services must be made with either of the following:

  1. CalBank Mobile Banking Platform with short code *771#; or
  2. CalBank Online Mobile App.
  3. Alternatively, payment for the above services may be made at any CalBank Branch.

3. NIA will not accept cash payments for any of its services at the newly established Premium Centres.

Applicants must note that not every request for an update of personal record or card replacement can be handled on the same day. Review and approval of requests for the update of a personal record or card replacement may take longer than a day.


Col. Peter Kwame Ghansah (Rtd)
Ag. Head, Corporate Affairs

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