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Ghana - Apply for Hairdressers License

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Apply In-Person:

  1. To Apply for Hairdressers License in Ghana, the applicant must go to the Ada East District Assembly (AEDA) office contact link
  2. Applicants should obtain the required application form from the Ada East District Assembly Office.
  3. Applicant must be filled all the information in the application form.
  4. Applicant must make sure to carry all necessary documents that are mentioned under “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. A fee for this procedure is has to be paid as per the authority’s request.
  6. Now, complete the application form with appropriate information under relevant sections. Attest it with the applicant signature once completed.
  7. Once completed filling the application form, submit it in person to the relevant authority at the office.
  8. Pay the necessary application fees and licensing fees for obtaining a Hairdressers License.
  9. After submission, the application and other documents will be forwarded for examination and verification processes.
  10. Once the verification and validation processes are over, the application will be approved and the officials will proceed to take required steps to issue the license.
  11. When the license is ready to be collected, the applicant will receive a formal notification from the office and the applicant can collect it by any applicable means.
  12. The processing time for this procedure takes 3 weeks.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Copy of Ghanaian card (applicant)
  • Passport size picture (applicants and cattle pounds)
  • Copy of the passport.
  • Copy of the driving license.
  • Age proof certificate.
  • Other documents that may be requested by the AEDA.
  • Proof of payment for this license

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Address: Ada East District Assembly
Government office
Ada Foah, Ghana
Contact number: +233 54 357 6056
Contact link
Location link


  • Individuals who wish to work in salons can apply for this Hairdressers license application.


  • A fee for this procedure is has to be paid as per the authority’s request.


  • Each license has an expiry date of one year and from the date of issue.

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

  • The processing time for this procedure takes 3 weeks.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
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  • Applicant should make sure to follow all instructions provided by concerned authorities properly.
  • Applicant must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.

Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the applicant
  • Address of the applicant
  • Nationality
  • House number, Street address of the applicant
  • Region
  • Age and sex of the applicant
  • Purpose for this license
  • Applicant phone numbers
  • Declaration
  • Signature of the applicant
  • Any other information that may be requested by the AEDA.

Need for the Document[edit]

  • This license proves that the applicant are permit to operate as a Hairdresser as required by law.
  • Ghana states require a hairdressing license in order to work as a professional hair stylist.

Information which might help[edit]

There are many types of licenses in the AEDA office.

  • Spare parts dealers
  • Chemical sellers
  • Tailors and dressmakers
  • Sand Crete block manufacturers
  • Musical spinners
  • Radio and television repairers
  • Gold and silver smiths
  • Drinking bar operators
  • Professional photographers
  • Chop bar keepers and cooked food sellers
  • Butchers
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning workshop owners
  • Hairdressers
  • Garage owners
  • Video operators
  • Corn mill owners
  • Co-operative distillers
  • Scrap dealers
  • Livestock breeders and traders
  • Traders
  • Liquor sellers

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]


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