Yes - A visa is required for travel to Ghana

Saturday, October 20, 2018

A valid passport and visa are required to travel to Ghana.

Send these documents to Travisa

1

Passport Requirements:

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.

2

Ghana Visa Application Form:

Two Ghana visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.

Washington D.C. and Houston: There are two visa application options in your application kit: rush service and regular service. You must provide one fully completed copy of the application that matches your processing service speed request.

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 photo 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:

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 Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Ghana.

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 original international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever.

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

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.

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.

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.


How to Apply for a Visa to Ghana

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Ghana Visa

Travisa - Houston
2 Greenway Plaza Suite 200
Houston, TX 77046
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266