Answer: Yes. The contact information is;
Tel: (+233) 24 243 6000 / 330 / 332
Answer: Visa processing begins the day after an application is received. It takes approximately 3 working days. Read More
Answer: A student visiting Ghana for academic purposes would require a Student Visa. However, if the visit is not for academic purposes then the main purpose for the visit would determine the type of visa required. Read More
Answer: Yes. The required vaccination for travel to Ghana is the Yellow Fever vaccine.
Answer: Yes. The Mission facilitates passport renewals in accordance with laid down regulations that guide passport renewal. Read More
Answer: The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) is the focal organization in Ghana for investment opportunities. Read More
Answer: The Consular Section is opened from Sundays – Thursdays: 08:30 a.m. – 12:00 midday except when any of these days falls on a Statutory Public Holiday either in Qatar or Ghana.
Answer: Businessmen can liaise with the Chamber of Commerce to ascertain all relevant requirements (to be complied with). Read More
Answer: We no longer provide paper copy of visa or passport forms.
Applicants are now required to fill their application fully online, print, sign bring to the counter (subject to appointment) at the Mission.
Appointments can be booked whilst completing an application online. Select ‘Counter Service’ as the mode of delivery.
Answer: First, check your email spam folder, if our emails are ending up there, add us to your address book or save sender list so our emails get to your inbox.
Answer: Check that you have filled in all mandatory questions. If you selected an appointment date and time, click ‘ok’ before you move on.
Answer: Appointments are subject to availability. Selected date is not secured until application is submitted.
Answer: Yes, you will require a visa to travel to Ghana unless you are a National of one of the listed countries under the “Exempted Countries” list.
- FOR INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS
You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa and passport application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa application and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your application with your reference number, surname and date of birth.
- FOR GROUP/ FAMILY APPLICATIONS
You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa application then click on Group/ Family Booking. Retrieve visa application, enter Group Reference Number and Application Reference Number then retrieve application.
For Organisations, enter your username and password and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your Group/ Family application with your group reference number.
Answer: On STEP 5 under the requirement checklist click on `Add for Another applicant’.
Answer: The person submitting your visa application on your behalf should come to the Mission with your appointment slip to submit. They should also have their ID and an authorisation note from you stating their name in it.
A copy of the third-party authorisation letter can be downloaded and printed when making your application online. However, if you have already submitted your application, we advise you write your own third-party authorisation letter for the person submitting on your behalf.
Answer: Standard applications take Three (3) working days from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate visa forms and the supporting document at the Embassy.
EXPEDITED SERVICES NOT APPLICABLE.
Answer: Emergency visas may be issued at entry points to travellers who arrive from a country where there is no Ghanaian diplomatic or consular representation, but such applications must be authorised by the Comptroller-General of the Ghana Immigration Service through their sponsors before they arrive in Ghana.
Answer: Financial means at applicant’s disposal means how much spending money you are taking with you on your trip. You do not need a bank statement as proof. If you intend to use a credit/debit card, indicate so.
Answer: If travelling as a tourist to Ghana and do not have an invitation letter, kindly attach your hotel reservation to the application. You can use this in place of the invitation letter however, you must tick the invitation letter if mandatory to be able to submit the application online.
Answer: Letter of consent from parent/legal guardian for children under 18 years must be signed by both parents. In events that one parent is not able/ available/ eligible to give consent, please tick the appropriate reason on the consent letter with documentary evidence.
Answer: Kindly contact the hotel for their email address.
Answer: An Entry Visa will be issued to you, but your duration of stay is determined by an Immigration officer at your port of entry to Ghana.
Answer: Currently, the Mission does not offer such services.
Answer: You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa and passport application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with passport application and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your application with your passport reference number, surname and date of birth.
Answer: Standard applications take 8 Weeks from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate passport forms and the supporting document at the Embassy.
Answer: Guarantors must be an adult relative or person of good standing in your country of residence who holds a valid Ghanaian passport. They must know the Applicant well and agree to act as guarantors for the applicant.
Answer: Applicants can renew their passport from six months ahead of its expiry.
Answer: A witness can be a Ghanaian in any of the listed professional field to whom the applicant is personally known:
- A Clergyman
- A senior Civil or Public Servant
- A Solicitor or Barrister
- Head of a recognised Educational Institution
- Any Recognised professionals registered with their respective regulating bodies (e.g., Accountant, Architect, Surveyor, etc.)
- Ghana National Association Chairman/ Secretary