You must be of full age and capacity to qualify to be granted a certificate of naturalisation by the Minister with the approval of the President. In addition to other conditions, you must have resided in Ghana throughout the period of 12 months immediately preceding the date of the application. You must also show that you have during the 7 years immediately preceding the period of the 12 months, resided in Ghana for periods amounting in the aggregate to not less than 5 years.