A valid passport and business visa are required for travel to Ghana.
Send these documents to Travisa
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Ghana, with at least one blank passport 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 Ghana visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.
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 when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Letter Of Invitation:
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.
Business Cover 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.The Consulate of Ghana requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Ghana Business Cover Letter on-line, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order.
Proof of Travel Arrangements:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Ghana.
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.
All persons entering Ghana are required to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. The vaccination should be made at least 10 days prior to entry, and should be renewed every 10 years.
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 Times
Register your trip with the US Embassy:
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. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.
A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit 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).
Applicants Under the Age of 18:
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.
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.
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.
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