How To Activate a Passport

How To Activate a Passport

What is a Passport?

A passport is an official travel document issued by a government that contains a person’s identity for international travel. A person with a passport can travel to and from foreign countries more easily and access consular assistance. A passport certifies the personal identity and nationality of its holder.

How To Activate a Passport


This activation code or link would have been sent to you immediately following your donation, or via email once your station processed your donation. Activation codes and links for the Passport benefit can only be used once. If you have already used your code or link, you do not need a new one.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I check if my Ghana Passport is ready?

All you need to do is visit the passport office where you submitted your application and ask customer service to check if your passport is ready for collection. They will give you more information about the status of your passport. Click on “Login” and enter your account details to access your dashboard.

How do I check my passport account?

Step 1: Visit the and select the ‘Track Your Application Status’ tab. Step 2: From the drop-down menu, select the type of passport from among the options listed. Step 3: Enter your 15-digit file number and your date of birth in the format prescribed.

How do I activate my Passport on PBS?

Once you sign in with your account, you will be prompted to confirm the Passport terms of use. Select the “I agree” checkbox to agree to the terms and then select Confirm at the bottom of the page to continue. Confirmation of the Passport terms of use is required to use the Passport benefit.

What does passport type P mean in Ghana?

While it may sound ominous, applying for a Type P passport means getting a personal passport for international travel. The process is relatively simple and the fees are reasonable given that adult passports are good for ten years.

How many types of passport do we have in Ghana?

There are three types of passport booklets – Contemporary (regular), Service, and Diplomatic passports. Ghanaian passport booklets are valid for travel by Ghanaians anywhere in the world, although the holder may need to obtain a visa from the destination country when travelling for some purposes.

Can my phone read my passport?

All smart devices with these capabilities can use NFCREAD Mobile Passport Reader application. NFCREAD Mobile Passport reader also performs its reading in Chip passports. To read the Chip Passport, you must first have NFC feature on your Android device.

How do I know if my PBS Passport is activated?

To confirm you have activated your Passport account, go to and sign in using the same email address and password you used when you activate Passport. To ensure you see all local Passport content, be sure you have selected your local station.

How do I activate my PBS device?

Open the PBS app. Select Activate Now. Activation instructions will appear on the screen along with a 7-character, alphanumeric activation code. Every device has its own unique code, so double-check your device’s code before proceeding.

How do I access my OPB Passport?

All you’ll need to access Passport is the email address and personal password of your login account you created earlier in the activation process. Then download the PBS Video App on your smart TV, computer, tablet, phone or other streaming device and start watching now. You can also watch online at

What is my passport number?

The passport number is usually located in the top right-hand corner of the identification page, the one that has your photo.

Can I use Ghana card to travel to USA?

The Ghana Card will serve as an optional travel document. The Ghana Immigration Service would like to inform the public that until bilateral agreements are signed with other countries, the Ghana Card cannot be used to travel outside the ECOWAS sub-region.