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Ghana Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Ghana Business Visa Requirements for US Citizens:
A valid passport and Ghana visa are required for business travel to Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
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.
Applications submitted in New York require an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
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.
Click here for Ghana Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options
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
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. (
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
Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Ghana
Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
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
1001 West Loop South, Suite 645
Houston, TX 77027
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
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