Ghana: Online Review Process Introduced for Oil and Gas Sector Work Permit Applicants

Due to a new online system for receiving and reviewing work permit applications, all visa applications sent to the Ghana Petroleum Commission must be emailed to humanresourcecommittee@petrocom.gov.gh . Following online review, the Work Permit Committee will notify the applicant to submit an original paper application.

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Nov 08, 2016
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The Ghana Petroleum Commission (GPC) has introduced an online system for receiving and reviewing work permit applications. Work permit applicants must email their application and all supporting documents to humanresourcecommittee@petrocom.gov.gh to the attention of the Work Permit Committee (WPC), Localization Unit, Petroleum Commission.


The Work Permit Committee will acknowledge receipt of the application, review and assess it and provide comments if necessary, before advising the applicant to submit an original paper application to the Commission.

What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals

Work permit applicants in the oil and gas sector can expect a streamlined application process and should work with their immigration professional to submit their applications for online review.

This alert is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact the global immigration professional with whom you work at Fragomen or send an email to africainfo@fragomen.com.

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