The plates of vehicles in Ghana are assigned based on the region in which they are located, but it does not prevent the vehicle from being driven in other regions.
Getting your number plate from a particular region makes your identification valid for all other states.
According to The DVLA, an authorized agent can register a car for an owner but is required to have;
- Authority note from the owner.
- An authorized ID card for the owner
- Two passport sized pictures of the agent.
To also register for a number place, you must have in your possession a customs document, a valid national identification card and two passport size pictures of you(the owner).
Prices of Car Registration
The prices for car registration is below;
- MotorCycles (up to 200cc) is GH¢116.00
- MotorCycles (above 200cc)/ tricycle is GH¢140.00
- Motor Vehicle (up to 2000cc) is GH¢429.50
- Motor Vehicle (above 2000cc) is GH¢544.00
- Buses & Coaches is GH¢544.00
- Rigid Cargo trucks up to 16 tons is GH¢544
- Rigid Cargo trucks from 16-22 tons is GH¢564.00
- Rigid Cargo trucks above 22 tons is GH¢614.00
- Articulated trucks up to 24 tons is GH¢866.50
- Articulated trucks up to 24 tons and below 32 tons is GH¢866.50
- Articulated Trucks (Tipper Truck) is GH¢826.50
- Articulated trucks above 32 tons is GH¢866.50
How much does a number plate cost in Ghana?
The cost of a customized number plate in Ghana per car is 8,000
To get a customized number plate you can visit the website of the drivers and vehicle license authority by the link online.dvla.gov.gh.
For commercial vehicles, the cost of registration of number plate is below;
- Motor vehicles (up to 2000cc) costs GH¢GH¢479.00
- To register for Rigid Cargo trucks (up to 16 Tons), you are required to pay GH¢524.00
- Rigid Cargo trucks (16 – 22 Tons) is registered at GH¢524.00
- 4.Rigid Cargo trucks (Above 22 Tons) costs GH¢574.00
- The cost of registering car plate for a Rigid Cargo trucks (Above 24 Tons) is GH¢574.00
- 6.Articulated Trucks (up to 24 Tons) number plate registration costs GH¢786.50
- 7.Articulated Trucks (above 24 Tons and below 32 Tons) costs GH¢796.50
- Articulated Trucks (above 32 Tons) costs GH¢796.50