Yes - A visa is required for travel to Ghana

Saturday, December 15, 2018

A transit visa is required in order to transit via Ghana. Please see the requirements below and click Start Order to obtain your visa.

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

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.

5

Applicants Under the Age of 18:

Travelers under the age of 18 must also provide:

  • A copy of the traveler's birth certificate
  • Copies of the parents' state-issued IDs or passports
  • A signed letter of consent by the parents/guardians authorizing the minor to travel.
  • Parents must sign the visa application of the minor

6

Medical Requirements:

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.

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.

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 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