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Sim Card-Re-registration Date Extended-Check New Date

The SIM registration exercise began on 1st October, 2021 and is expected to end on 31st March, 2022. As at 17th March, 14,091,542 SIMs have been linked to the Ghana Card.

Due to a number of factors including the fact that over 7.5 million citizens and residents are yet to obtain their Ghana Cards to enable them register their SIM Card, it is clear that the deadline for completion of the registration of the remaining active SIM cards cannot be met.

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More time will be required to update the SIM Registration App for the registration of diplomats, while a Self-Service SIM Registration App is also being developed to facilitate registration of SIM cards for Ghanaians residents abroad. This will be operational by mid April.

These issues make it imperative for the deadline to be extended to ensure that every eligible SIM card is captured and we produce a credible database by the end of the exercise.

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The Minister of Communication and Digitalization has therefore extended the deadline for the registration of Subscriber Identification Module cards to 31st July, 2022.

We commend all Ghanaians and foreign residents in Ghana for their support in ensuring that through this exercise, we develop and build a credible SIM Card based transactions as part of our efforts to digitally transform the economy.

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This information is form The Ministry of Communication and Digitalization and was signed by Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful (MP).

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