Visa policy of Ghana

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Visitors to Ghana must obtain a visa from one of the Ghanaian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the countries or territories that are either visa exempt or whose citizens may obtain a visa on arrival.[1][2]

Visa policy map[edit]

  90 Days Maximum Visa exempt
  30 Days Maximum Visa on arrival

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following 19 countries and territories can visit Ghana for 90 days (unless otherwise stated):

Visa is also not required for holders of a Dual Nationality Card issued by Ghana. Pre-arranged visa may be picked up on arrival.

Holders of diplomatic, official, or service passports issued to nationals of Brazil, Cuba, Germany, Iran and Namibia and holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of South Africa do not require a visa for Ghana.

Visa on arrival[edit]

From 1 July 2016 citizens of the all African Union member states that are not visa exempt can obtain a 30 days maximum visa for Ghana upon arrival for fee 150$.[22][23] The arrangement would be piloted at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra for three months, and thereafter extended to all other entry points of the country.[24][25]

Citizens of  Trinidad and Tobago can obtain visa on arrival for 60 days.[26]

If special requirements are satisfied, the citizens of countries without diplomatic or consular mission of Ghana travelling on short notice may obtain a visa on arrival.[27]

Visa is granted on arrival for holders of a copy of a pre-arranged approval from immigration.

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