NIA Service Fees Go Up Effective May 1

The National Identification Authority (NIA), has through a press release, announced for the attention of the public that effective May 1, 2024, its service fees will be increased.

According to the Authority, the increment, will apply to both Ghanaians seeking or updating their national identification cards, popularly known as ‘Ghana card’.

The release, dated April 22, 2024,said the upward adjustments have been necessitated by the provisions of the Fees and Charges (Miscellaneous Provision Regulations) 2023 (L.I. 2481) passed by Parliament.

“The National Identification Authority (NIA) wishes to inform the public about adjustments to fees and charges for registration services in line with the Fees and Charges (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations, 2023 (L.1. 2481) passed by Parliament in February 2024.

These adjustments, will become effective from Wednesday, May 1, 2024”, the release issued yesterday said.

The NIA said effective May 1, service for first time registration for the card at its district office will continue to be free, but that of the premium centre will cost applicant GH₵310.

Also, a replacement of Ghana card will cost victims GH₵420 at the premium centre and GH₵125 at the regional or district office.

At the personal Information Update Service, record update only will attract no fee, but same at its NIA Premium Centre GH₵310.00.

Records update with replacements of card at the NIA regional or district office will be GH₵60.00, but same service at its premium centre will cost GH₵355,00.

The rest of the services with their fees are shared in the release. Additional information and a complete list of the updated fees and charges, can be found on their website at www.nia,

The general public is, therefore advised to take note of the new charges and make preparation for it.

The purpose of revising the fees is to guarantee that the NIA can sustainably deliver efficient services to the public. This adjustment, also aims to ensure that the costs of the NIA’s operations are adequately covered.

The NIA is steadfast in its commitment to upholding the security and reliability of the Ghana card. The implementation of the new fees is part of the effort to bolster and finance these crucial endeavors.

Below is published, The Press release:

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