Ghana Card ready to be used to transact business – NIA announces

The Chief Executive of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Professor Ken Attafuah, has revealed that the Ghana Card can now be used to access services and make business transactions anywhere in Ghana.

According to a report filed by, he revealed that the NIA is still in talks with some key entities to come on board and fully accept the new card. Prof Attafuah said the authority is in talks with the Communications Ministry to ensure the players in the telco industry all come on board.

Prof Attafuah has stated that without one would be excluding himself socially, economically, and politically without the card.” The Ghana Card is an identity card that is issued to Ghanaian citizens both resident and non-resident, and legally and permanently foreign national residents. It is proof of identity, citizenship and residence of the holder.


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