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Ghana Visa

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    Volunteer visa
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    Work visa
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For faster processing options please select the Rush tab or ask our team for more information.

For faster processing options please select the Rush tab or ask our team for more information.

Ghana does not issue work visas in the United States. The Embassy of Ghana advises that travelers apply for a business visa and upon arrival in Ghana, the Ministry of Labor will issue a work permit. It is recommended that the host in Ghana make necessary arrangements with the Department of Labor in advance.

For faster processing options please select the Rush tab or ask our team for more information.

For faster processing options please select the Rush tab or ask our team for more information.

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and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. Copy of Green Card (both sides) or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, US visa, H1B approval notice, etc. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.)

  • Enrollment Letter. Original enrollment letter from the school in the US signed by both the applicant and the school.
    Please provide a letter confirming your enrollment from university/college/school in Ghana.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Official invitation or approval. A letter from the US Department of State, sending department, or agency, addressed to "Embassy of Ghana, Washington D.C. ", explaining purpose of travel and dates of the trip. Letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Invitation Letter. A letter from the volunteering organization or company in Ghana. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of Ghana, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Invitation Letter. A letter from the volunteering organization or company in Ghana. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Embassy of Ghana, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The letter should indicate the nature of work to be performed, the place of work, and the type and desired validity of the visa requested.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Business Support Letter. A support letter from the sending company which introduces the applicant, states the nature of the trip, and specifies the type and desired validity of the visa.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in the destination country. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of the destination country, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Personal invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date.

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • The Embassy of Ghana is CLOSED every Friday.
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.

Ghana Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$60.00$99.00$0.00$159.00
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$60.00$99.00$0.00$159.00
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$60.00$99.00$0.00$159.00
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$60.00$99.00$0.00$159.00
Multiple entryUp to 2 years8 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Multiple entryUp to 5 years8 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Multiple entryUp to 2 years8 business days$100.00$99.00$0.00$199.00
Multiple entryUp to 90 days5 business days$0.00$209.00$0.00$209.00
Single entryUp to 90 days5 business days$100.00$139.00$0.00$239.00
Single entryUp to 90 days8 business days$60.00$209.00$0.00$269.00
Single entryUp to 90 days5 business days$100.00$209.00$0.00$309.00
Single entryUp to 90 daysNext business day$150.00$159.00$0.00$309.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 year8 business days$100.00$209.00$0.00$309.00
Multiple entryUp to 5 years5 business days$200.00$139.00$0.00$339.00
Single entryUp to 90 daysNext business day$150.00$209.00$0.00$359.00
Multiple entryUp to 5 yearsNext business day$250.00$159.00$0.00$409.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 year5 business days$200.00$209.00$0.00$409.00
Multiple entryUp to 1 yearNext business day$250.00$209.00$0.00$459.00
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Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$159.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$159.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$159.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$159.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$199.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 5 years
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$199.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 2 years
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$199.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$239.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$269.00
price starts at
stay
Single entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
8 business days
to get your visa
$309.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 5 years
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$339.00
price starts at
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
5 business days
to get your visa
$409.00
price starts at
Maximum stay in Ghana: 90 days
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