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GHANA VISA
Requirements, Instructions & Information

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How to Get a Tourist Visa to Ghana


Ghanaian Tourist Visas are valid for: 
Tourism/Sightseeing • Visiting Family/Friends • Family Emergencies
Gather together, complete & ship the following:

Passport RequirementsImage of a United States Passport issued by the US Department of State.:
Ghana Tourist Visa


Please send your actual, signed passport which should be valid for 6 months beyond your intended stay in Ghana and with at least two blank visa pages available for Ghanaian visa stamps. Please note that the last few pages in your passport are amendment pages for U.S. State Department use only and as such cannot be used for a Ghana tourist visa stamp.

US Visa Connection can process both the passport application and the Ghana tourist visa application back to back. !f your passport does not meet Ghanaian tourist visa requirements, see our Rush Passport Services to Get a New US Passport or to Renew Your Current US Passport.


Image of a Passport Photo example that meets the Requirements of the Ghana Embassy and Ghanaian ConsulatesPhoto Requirements:
Ghana Tourist Visa


You will need to provide two passport photo’s which should be:

  • in color & not blurry;
  • 2×2 in size;
  • front view with body completely facing forward;
  • on a plain white background;
  • with no glasses or head wear;
  • not older than 90 days;
  • taken at a reputable facility such as Walgreen’s, CVS or Fed Ex.

Image of an Ghana Tourist Visa Application formApplication Requirements:
Ghana Tourist Visa


Complete, print, and sign two copies of the Ghana Tourist Visa Application Form.


Proof of Travel Images of a Ghanaian Flight Itinerary & Ghana Business LetterProof of Travel:
Ghana Tourist Visa


A copy of round trip tickets or confirmed flight itinerary which should include applicants name and show entry into and exit from Ghana.


Ghana Embassy & Ghanaian Consulates Tourist Visa Information ImageExtra Information:
Ghana Tourist Visa


A copy of the applicant’s most recent bank statement is required for all US citizens and foreign nationals traveling to Ghana from the United States.

Foreign National residing in the US and traveling to Ghana must provide a clear color copy of their Permanent Resident Card or valid U.S. visa and I-94.

A valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever is required for all persons entering Ghana. The vaccination should be made at least 10 days prior to entry, and should be renewed every 10 years.

Minors under the age of 18 traveling to Ghana must provide a clear copy of their Birth Certificate, clear color copies of both parents/guardians ID’s and an Notarized Letter of Consent from both parents/guardians authorizing the child for travel to Ghana.

The validity of the Ghana tourist visa is normally 3 months (from date of issue) single entry for a stay not to exceed 30 days. If granted, multiple entry visas are usually valid for 1-3 years.

The Embassy of Ghana & all Ghanaian Consulates are closed on Fridays. Please ensure to take this into account when you are calculating the processing time of your Ghana tourist visa application.


Money and Clock Image Image Representing Liberia Tourist Visa Fees and Processing Times.Fees, Time, & Jurisdiction:
Ghana Tourist Visa


Important Notes:

  • “Days” are business days and do not include weekends or consular holidays.
  • Ghana tourist visa fees listed below are for all U.S. jurisdictions.
  • A 5.00 money order fee has been added to the Totals below.

US Citizens:
3 Month Single Entry
Ghana Tourist Visa

Regular:
3-5 business days
Consulate/Embassy fee:
105.00
UVC fee: 
99.00 

Rush: Same Day/24 Hours
Consulate/Embassy fee:
105.00
UVC fee:
125.00

1-3 Year Multiple Entry
Ghana Tourist Visa
Regular: 3-5 business days
Consulate/Embassy fee:
205.00
UVC fee: 
99.00 

Rush: Same Day/24 Hours
Consulate/Embassy fee:
205.00
UVC fee:
125.00

Foreign Nationals:
Single/Multiple Entry
Ghana Tourist Visa
Fees for foreign nationals traveling to Ghana are the same as those above for US citizens


Order & Ship:Image of Express Shipping Truck with Lock Representing Overnight Shipping and Secure handling of Laotian Visa Documents.
Ghana Tourist Visa


Complete the US Visa Connection Visa Order Form.

This provides us with your contact, payment, and return shipping information as well as the level of service needed to meet your intended travel date.

How to Get a Business Visa to Ghana


Ghanaian Business Visas are valid for: 
Business Meetings • Sales • Conferences/Seminars
Gather together, complete & ship the following:

Passport RequirementsImage of a United States Passport issued by the US Department of State.:
Ghana Business Visa


Please send your actual, signed passport which should be valid for 6 months beyond your intended stay in Ghana and with at least two blank visa pages available for Ghanaian visa stamps. Please note that the last few pages in your passport are amendment pages for US State Department use only and as such cannot be used for a Ghana business visa stamp.

US Visa Connection can process both the passport application and the Ghana business visa application back to back. !f your passport does not meet Ghanaian business visa requirements, see our Rush Passport Services to Get a New US Passport or to Renew Your Current US Passport.


Image of a Passport Photo example that meets the Requirements of the Ghana Embassy and Ghanaian ConsulatesPhoto Requirements:
Ghana Business Visa


You will need to provide two passport photo’s which should be:

  • in color & not blurry;
  • 2×2 in size;
  • front view with body completely facing forward;
  • on a plain white background;
  • with no glasses or head wear;
  • not older than 90 days;
  • taken at a reputable facility such as Walgreen’s, CVS or Fed Ex.

Image of an Ghana Business Visa Application formApplication Requirements:
Ghana Business Visa


Complete, print, and sign two copies of the Ghana Business Visa Application Form.


Proof of Travel Images of a Ghanaian Flight Itinerary & Ghana Business LetterProof of Travel:
Ghana Business Visa


A copy of round trip tickets or confirmed flight itinerary which should include applicants name and show entry into and exit from Ghana.


Image of a Business Letter of Responsibility from US employer & addressed to the Embassy of Ghana or Ghanaian ConsulateBusiness Letter:
Ghana Business Visa


A business letter of introduction from your US based employer. The letter should be addressed to the attention of the “Consulate General of Ghana” and must:

  • be on company letterhead;
  • state applicants name, position in company & passport number;
  • signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant
  • states dates of entry into & exit from Ghana;
  • provide financial guarantee for expenses incurred in Ghana;
  • clearly state the nature & purpose of the business visit to Ghana;
  • provide name, address & phone of the inviting individual or organization in Ghana;
  • Specify the type and desired validity of the Ghanaian visa.

Ghana Embassy & Ghanaian Consulates Business Visa Information ImageExtra Information:
Ghana Business Visa


A copy of the applicant’s most recent bank statement is required for all US citizens and foreign nationals traveling to Ghana from the United States.

Foreign National residing in the US and traveling to Ghana must provide a clear color copy of their Permanent Resident Card or valid U.S. visa and I-94.

A valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever is required for all persons entering Ghana. The vaccination should be made at least 10 days prior to entry, and should be renewed every 10 years.

Minors under the age of 18 traveling to Ghana must provide a clear copy of their Birth Certificate, clear color copies of both parents/guardians ID’s and an Notarized Letter of Consent from both parents/guardians authorizing the child for travel to Ghana.

The validity of the Ghana business visa is normally 3 months (from date of issue) single entry for a stay not to exceed 30 days. If granted, multiple entry visas are usually valid for 1-3 years.

The Embassy of Ghana & all Ghanaian Consulates are closed on Fridays. Please ensure to take this into account when you are calculating the processing time of your Ghana business visa application.


Money and Clock Image Image Representing Laos Business Visa Fees and Processing Times.Fees, Time, & Jurisdiction:
Liberia Business Visa


Important Notes:

  • “Days” are business days and do not include weekends or consular holidays.
  • Liberia business visa fees listed below are for all U.S. jurisdictions.
  • A 5.00 money order fee has been added to the Totals below.

US Citizens:
3 Month Single Entry
Ghana Business Visa

Regular:
3-5 business days
Consulate/Embassy fee:
105.00
UVC fee: 
99.00 

Rush: Same Day/24 Hours
Consulate/Embassy fee:
105.00
UVC fee:
125.00

1-3 Year Multiple Entry
Ghana Business Visa
Regular: 3-5 business days
Consulate/Embassy fee:
205.00
UVC fee: 
99.00 

Rush: Same Day/24 Hours
Consulate/Embassy fee:
205.00
UVC fee:
125.00

Foreign Nationals:
Single/Multiple Entry Ghana Business Visa
Fees for foreign nationals traveling to Ghana are the same as those above for US citizens


Order & Ship:Image of Express Shipping Truck with Lock Representing Overnight Shipping and Secure handling of Laotian Visa Documents.
Ghana Business Visa


Complete the US Visa Connection Visa Order Form.

This provides us with your contact, payment, and return shipping information as well as the level of service needed to meet your intended travel date.

2018 Holiday Schedule for the Embassy of Ghana & Ghanaian Consulates
  • Jan 1: New Years
  • Jan 15: Martin Luther King
  • Feb 19: President’s Day
  • May 1: May Day
  • May 25: Africa Day
  • May 28: Memorial Day
  • June 15: Eid al-Fitr
  • July 1-2: Republic Day
  • July 4: Independence Day
  • Aug 21: Eid al-Adha
  • Sept 3: Labor day
  • Sept 21: Founders Day
  • Oct 8: Columbus Day
  • November 12: Veteran’s Day
  • November 22-23: Thanksgiving
  • Dec 7: Farmers Day
  • December 25-26:  Christmas
  • Dec 26: Boxing Day
Embassy of Ghana & Ghanaian UN Permanent Mission Locations & Contact
Embassy of Ghana in Washington, D.C.

Permanent Mission of Ghana to the United Nations
  • Address:
    19 East 47th St
    New York NY USA 10017
  • Phone:
    212 751 6743 / 212 832 1300

See Also:
Website of the United Nations

http://usvisaconnection.com/consulates-embassies

http://usvisaconnection.com/consulates-embassies/ghana

Ghana Consulate Locations & Contact Information
Consulate General of Ghana in New York
  • Address:
    19 East 47th St
    New York NY USA 10017
  • Phone:
    212 832 1300 / 212 751 6743
  • Email: 
    consular@ghanaconsulatenewyork.org
  • Website: 
    Ghanaian Consulate New York 

Honorary Consulate of Ghana in Houston
Useful information and Relevant Links for Travel to Ghana
About Ghana
  • Visit the Ghana Section of the CIA World Fact Book in the Library & Resources Section of the Central Intelligence Agency website. Learn about the people of Ghana as well as Ghanaian history, geography, government and economy.

Ghana Travel Advisories: 

Ghana Health and Vaccination Information:

For the most up to date Ghanaian vaccination requirements, outbreak alerts and safety tips for travel to Ghana, visit CDC: International Destinations: Ghana.


See Also: 

Other Government Resources

  • US State Department Travel Site: The travel.state.gov site is an essential travel resource guide for traveling abroad. It covers safety & security information, passport & visa Instructions, and entry/exit requirements for all foreign nations of the world.
  • US Customs and Border Protection Site: For travelers who are not sure what may and what may not be bring back in the United States from other countries.
  • US Embassy & Consulates of the United States: Complete & comprehensive list of the locations & contact information of the US Embassies and Consulates of the United States in foreign nations around the world. 
  • Transportation Security Administration: The best stop the rules, regulations & safety of air travel, the TSA are the screening officers in airports, the armed Federal Air Marshals on planes, the drug sniffing dog handlers and the explosives specialists.
  • CIA World Factbook: A complete & comprehensive resource guide of both important facts & interesting information about the various countries around the globe.

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Step 1.
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Your Documents

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Step 2.
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Your Documents

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