Ghana
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Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
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Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Ghana visa are required for business travel to Ghana.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ghana, with at least one blank visa page available for Ghana visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Ghana visa.
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Ghana:
A letter of invitation from sponsor (either host company or individual) explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Ghana. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, (including full residential address and telephone number), and contact information. A copy of the hosts Passport must be included, and residency permit if not a Ghanaian citizen.
5
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Ghana. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Ghana.

To generate a Ghana Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
6
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
7
Hotel Confirmation:
New York: A hotel confirmation from the hotel manager, signed on hotel letter head, including the name of the traveler and the exact dates of the stay in Ghana.
8
Medical Requirements:
New York: Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
9
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Ghana visa are required for tourist travel to Ghana.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ghana, with at least one blank visa page available for Ghana visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Ghana visa.
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Ghana:
New York: Applications submitted in New York require a letter of invitation from the host in Ghana including full residential address and telephone number as well as a copy of the hosts Ghanaian ID, Passport or Ghana Visa if staying with a friend or relative OR Attestation from Hotel duly signed by an accredited staff member, confirming the reservation (Note: unsigned email communication is not accepted).
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be acceptable.
6
Hotel Confirmation:
New York: A hotel confirmation from the hotel manager, signed on hotel letter head, including the name of the traveler and the exact dates of the stay in Ghana.
7
Minors:
Minors under the age of 18 must include a letter of consent signed by both parents, (original signatures are required), a copy of the minor's birth certificate, and a copy of both parents' passports.
8
Medical Requirements:
New York: Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
9
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Validity:
Single entry visas are valid for 3 months. Multiple entry visas validity are based on application and consul's decision. How to read a Ghanian visa.
Houston: Visa must be used for the first time within 3 months (90 days) from date of issue. Multiple entry visas are valid for 3 years unless the passport expires within the 3-year period.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and Ghana visa may be required if passing through immigration to enter Ghana.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ghana, with at least one blank visa page available for Ghana visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for a Ghana visa.
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
5
Minors:
Minors under the age of 18 must include a letter of consent signed by both parents, (original signatures are required), a copy of the minor's birth certificate, and a copy of both parents' passports.
6
Medical Requirements:
Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Other Requirements:
A copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).
8
Special Instructions:
If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a visa may be required. Please confirm with your travel agent or airline to determine if the itinerary is for direct airside transit.
9
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
New York and Washington DC: requires two letters. (1) Letter of enrollment in a school the USA and (2) letter of acceptance from the educational institution in Ghana.

Houston: requires letter of acceptance from the educational institution in Ghana.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket.
6
Minors:
Minors under the age of 18 must include a letter of consent signed by both parents, (original signatures are required), a copy of the minor's birth certificate, and a copy of both parents' passports.
7
Medical Requirements:
Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever.
8
Other Requirements:
Applications submitted in New York require a copy of student ID.
9
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Validity:
Single entry visas are valid for 3 months. Multiple entry visas validity are based on the application and at the discretion of the consulate.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Letter Of Invitation from Ghana:
A letter of invitation from sponsor in Ghana(either host company or individual) explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and contact information.
5
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Ghana. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.
6
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline, copy of airline ticket or a corporate airline letter stating travel plans.
7
Medical Requirements:
Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
8
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Validity:
Single entry visas are valid for 3 months. Multiple entry visas validity are based on application and consul's decision. How to read a Ghanian visa.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days, except in the case of film crews, then processing time is 14 working days.Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to Ghana.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.

Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
The applicant must include an original Application for Press Accreditation form plus one copy with the application.
5
Letter Of Invitation from Ghana:
A letter of invitation from sponsor (either host company or individual) explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Ghana. In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, (including full residential address and telephone number), and contact information. A copy of the hosts Passport must be included, and residency permit if not a Ghanaian citizen.
6
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Ghana. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Ghana.

To generate a Ghana Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
7
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
8
Hotel Confirmation:
New York: A hotel confirmation from the hotel manager, signed on hotel letter head, including the name of the traveler and the exact dates of the stay in Ghana.
9
Medical Requirements:
New York: Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
10
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Validity:
Single entry visas are valid for 3 months. Multiple entry visas validity are based on application and consul's decision. How to read a Ghanan visa.
Houston: Visa must be used for the first time within 3 months (90 days) from date of issue. Multiple entry visas are valid for 3 years unless the passport expires within the 3-year period.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. Rush visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 01, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Ghana Visa Application Form:
Two signed Ghana visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Ghana visa application forms may delay the processing of your Ghana visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Affix one photograph to each Ghana visa application in the upper right hand corner by staple or glue.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Ghana Visa Validity:
Single entry visas are valid for 3 months. Multiple entry visas validity are based on application and consul's decision. How to read a Ghanian visa.
Ghana Visa Processing Time:
Ghana visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Visa Pre-Check - Have an urgent visa application with a tight deadline?

Travisa Document Pre-Check Service can save valuable time and reduce stress. Use Travisa Document Pre-Check service to avoid mistakes or delays. Experienced Travisa visa specialists will review and check your scanned documents to confirm that your application is ready to be filed, and will alert you if there is information that needs to be corrected.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Ghana

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Ghana Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Ghana
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Ghana Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Houston
2700 Post Oak Blvd, Ste 1430
Houston, TX 77056
Tel: (713) 961-3500
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - New York
290 5th Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (212) 613-2223
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166