Citizens of ECOWAS are permitted free movement within the other member countries and do not require a visa for entry. You must possess the valid passport of your citizenship, the ECOWAS passport. or the ECOWAS Travel Certificate
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.
Additional required documents for minors
• Birth certificate. A copy of the applicant's birth certificate. • Letter of Consent. Letter of Consent signed by both parents (does not need to be notarized). • Parent's IDs. Copy of Parent's IDs (Driver's License, etc).
Ghana tourist visa is not required for citizens of Cape Verde.
Good news if tourist visa is the correct choice for the purpose of your trip to Ghana.
Start with "What visa type do I need?" question right above the tabs on the left and review corresponding requirements. If you have any doubts, please contact our customer service.
Roger that, what's next?
Check the current validity of your passport
All travelers will need a passport valid for at least 90 days following your departure date from Ghana. However, we strongly recommend traveling with 6 months validity on your passport at all times. VisaHQ can assist U.S. citizens with a full range of expedited passport services, including new passport application and passport renewal.
Second, make sure your passport has blank Visa pages.
Most destinations, including Ghana, require that you have adequate un-used pages in your passport, allowing for any necessary stamps upon arrival and departure. We recommend that you have at least two free pages in Visas section of your passport before any international travel.
Confirm if transit visa is required for any connections.
Check with your airline in case you have connecting flights overseas as part of your journey to Ghana. It may be the case that countries you pass through en route to your destination may require a separate transit visa. Please refer to visa requirements of the specific country.
Ghana visa for citizens of Cape Verde is required. For more information please contact the nearest Ghana embassy.