Please note: In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents. Embassy rules and regulations can and do, very occationally change overnight.
We accept no responsibilty for any such changes. Also, we regret that we cannot, under any circumstances, intercede or take responsibilty for any transaction initiated directly between an applicant and the embassy.
There are two options to check whether you require a visa or not for your trip to Ghana.
Check the current visa regulations from the foreign ministry from here or find the embassy in your country of permanent residence to obtain the visa application requirements for Ghana.
The Embassies and Consular Offices are the only accredited Government agencies, who are permitted to grant visas in a different country.
Generally, to avoid any risks that can come up when getting on flights to Ghana or at ports of entry due to possible miscommunication, visitors are highly adviced to apply with the Embassy and Consular Offices in your home country to get visas in advance of travelling.
The visa information below is provided by VisaHQ, who specialises in providing visa services to travellers in Canada, United Kingdom and United States.
The tourist visa requirement for nationals of Canada, UK and USA are shown above. If you are a permanent resident of either Canada or UK or USA, please select your nationality shown in your passport from the box appropriate box above, to see whether you will need a visa for Ghana.
There are several types of visas available for travel to Ghana:
tourist visa is issued for a limited time of leisure travel and no business activities permitted in Ghana;
business visa is for participating in short term commerce in Ghana;
Transit visa, is valid for 3 days or less, for transferring through port in Ghana to a third destination;
On-arrival visa for Ghana is given at a port of entry. This is different from not needing a visa at all, as the visitor sholud still get the visa before they can in fact seek to pass through immigration point in Ghana;
spousal visa or partner visa, given to the spouse, civil partner or de facto partner of a resident or citizen.