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SECURITY ALERT-Hosting Non-Ghanaian Tenants

Are you a landlord or property owner ?

If yes, then check the Immigration status of your Non-Ghanaian Tenant before giving an accommodation.

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What you need to do before renting your property to a Non-Ghanaian

Landlords/property owners must please check the following documents of a Non-Ghanaian before granting tenancy agreement:

1. Valid national passport or travel document

2. Residence Permit

3. Visitors Permit

4. Valid Registration Certificate from the Ghana Immigration Service

In case of any doubt about the status of a Non-Ghanaian, kindly report it to the nearest Immigration Office.

PENALTIES

Failure to comply with the above guidelines will incur the under listed sanctions:

1. On conviction of harboring a Non-Ghanaian, a two year jail term will be imposed or a fine or both.

2. In the case of failure to report to a District Immigration Office to a fine or 6 months imprisonment or both.

 ALL CITIZENS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT FOREIGN NATIONALS WITH SUSPICIOUS CHARACTER TO THE NEAREST IMMIGRATION OFFICE OR POLICE STATION.

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