VISA REQUIRED FOR U.S. CITIZENS
VISA REQUERIMENTS FOR TOURIST TRAVEL
1. Valid Passport
Applicant must submit their current passport along with a copy with the biodata page. Ghana visas are stamped into a passport, therefore the original passport is required.
Note: In order to obtain Ghana visas, passport must have one blank visa page (typically the last few pages of the passport are marked “Amendment” and are not valid for visas) and must be valid for at least six months past the date of entry into Ghana.
2. Visa application Form
Applicant must submit (2) completed Ghana visa applications. Applications should be printed single-sided and signed in blue or black ink only. Click here to fill-in and print copies of the visa application form.
3. Passport Photos
Applicant must submit four (2) identical color passport style photographs. The photos must be recent and generally should not be the same used for the passport itself. Note: You can upload a passport photo and Smart Visas will print it for a fee of $20.00 instead of providing physical passport photos. Click here to upload a photo.
4. Proof of Travel
Applicant must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online booking print showing a departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure for Ghana.
5. Health requirements
Applicant must provide proof of Yellow Fever vaccination as this is required for entry into Ghana and is often requested by the consulate during the visa process.
- Along with the documents required above please submit a letter from the Employer in the United States. Invitation letters from their hosts/sponsors and evidence of means of their sustenance while in the country. If staying in a hotel, please provide a signed hotel confirmation.
- Students going to study in Ghana are required to produce admission letters from the Institution or University including dates of enrolment – Copy of student card.
Consular Visa Fees
|No.||Visa Type||Standard||Express 72 hours||Priority 24 hours|
Money order, Cashier’s check or certified bank checks made payable to: The Mission of Ghana. Note: Personal and company checks are not acceptable. NO Cash payments accepted after January 31, 2014.
Ship Documents to Smart Visas and Passport Services with a pre-paid return shipping envelope, via FedEx only to:
Smart Visas and Passport Services
250 Park Avenue, Suite 7028
New York, NY, 10177