How to get an Assurance Letter for Transfers in the GES

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Ferdinand | EducationGhana | April 1 | How to get an Assurance Letter for Transfers in the GES


The Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to inform all prospective teachers and the general public that the various District Directorates have started receiving applications from teachers who wish to seek assurance into the various districts for the 2023/2024 Academic year Transfers.

Documents Needed

Applicants must submit the following documents for consideration;

  1. Application Letters
  2. Photocopies of all Certificates
  3. Confidential Reports from their Metro/Municipal/District Director
  4. Personal record form endorsed by Head of Human Resource Unit with a Passport picture affixed
  5. Payslip
  6. Clearance from Bank

Assurance Letters

An assurance letter to the Ghana Education Service is a letter issued by a district to an applicant assurance him or her of the availability of vacancies for employment or reposting.

This letter is given to the applicant to be given to his or her current district from which he or she is leaving, alerting them of the possible vacancy the teacher was going to fill in the new district which should be a reason for the teacher to be issued with transfers letters from his or her current district.

How to get an Assurance Letter

A teacher who wishes to be transferred to a particular district must apply to the district to be issued an assurance letter that will enable him or her to apply for transfers from his or her district.

The letter is written to the district if and only if there is an announcement for such purposes. The announcement from the district directorates to assures the applicant of the possibility of getting the assurance letter to enable him or her to apply for transfers from his or her district.


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Importance of the Assurance Letter

The assuurane Letter ;

  1. Gives the assurance to the exiting district that the applicant should be allowed to go on transfers
  2. Gives an assurance to the teacher to apply for transfers with the hope that he or she shall be posted to a vacant school where she or she applied for a transfer
  3. Gives the GES the opportunity to know the number of teachers going on transfers within a particular academic year
  4. Gives the GES the opportunity to the GES know the available vacancies and to determine the number of staff needed to fill such vacancies
  5. Opens room for the smooth transfer of staff of the GES



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