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Ghana Visa

Type of Ghana Visas

Tourist Visa (Popular)
  • Processing time: 3-5 days
  • Validity: 3 months
  • Entry:Single
  • Fees: ₹9,899/-
  • Ideal for: Indian passport holders
    wishing to tour Ghana
Business Visa
  • Processing time: 3-5 days
  • Validity:3 months
  • Entry:Single
  • Fees: ₹9,899/-
  • Ideal for:Indian passport holders
    attending business
    meetings, conferences
    in Ghana
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Documents required for Ghana Visa

  • Must have Documents for Ghana Visa:
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    • Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any
    • Visa Application form: completed and signed
    • 2 recent photographs: colour photo with white background and matt finish(Photo Specification)
    • Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country
    • Original Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Income Tax Returns/Form 16: for last 3 years
    • Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country
    • Hotel reservation: proof of accommodation for your entire stay
    • Yellow Fever Certificate: mandatory requirement for visa application and travel to Ghana
    Kindly note: The Govt is very strict on the photograph requirement; please ensure that your photos are as per the specifications.
  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
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    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2. If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
      • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
      • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: sponsors need to provide the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

    • Invitation Letter: from host company stating purpose of trip, business details etc
    • Business Covering Letter: from Indian company on company letterhead.
    • Registration Certificate: of Indian and Ghana company

Applying for Ghana Visa through us is this simple

Pay online via our
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Submit your documents
We verify, process and submit
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Receive your Visa

Ghana Visa FAQs

  • add Do I need a visa for Ghana?

    Yes. Indians need a visa to travel to Ghana. Ghana visa for Indians can be obtained at the Ghana Embassy or Consulate. In order to get visa Ghana from India, it is necessary to fulfil the visa requirements and submit the necessary documents. A Ghana visa for Indians can be private, tourist, business and work – depending on the purpose of a visit.

  • add What is a Ghana visa?

    It is a conditional approval of the request to enter Ghana for the stipulated number of days.

  • add How can I apply for a Ghana visa online?

    It is a straightforward and effortless process to apply for Ghana visa online through Akbar Travels.

    - Choose your preferred type of Ghana visa based on your travel type

    - Pay online

    - Submit documents through our pick up & drop service

    - Receive your visa once approved!

  • add What are the different categories of Ghana visa for Indians?

    Indians travelling to Ghana can choose from single entry three months tourist visa or three months business visa, or multiple entry six months or one-year business visa depending on their purpose of the travel.
    Tourist visa is for those who would like to go sightseeing, recreation or visit friends and families in Ghana. Business visa is ideal for the ones attending meetings, conferences or business events in Ghana.

  • add What is the Ghana visa processing time?

    Typically, it takes 3-5 working days to process an application for a Ghana visa.

  • add What kind of entry is Ghana visa for Indians valid?

    In most cases, a single entry is granted unless multiple entries are requested.

  • add Is the Ghana visa fee inclusive of all charges?

    No, it is exclusive of taxes and is subject to change depending on the Embassy’s directive.

  • add Do I need to submit my passport along with my application?

    Yes, the Ghana visa is a vignette that is placed on an empty page of a passport. Therefore, the original passport with two consecutive blank pages is required.

  • add Is the Ghana visa valid for the whole of Ghana?

    Yes, the visa is valid for travel throughout Ghana, subject to Embassy directives.

  • add Can I extend a Ghana visa?

    Yes, you can request Immigration Headquarters or the nearest Regional Commands of the Service to extend your visa. The approval of extension is subject to the officer’s decisions and Embassy directives.

  • add What are the eligibility criteria for Ghana visa application?

    To enable the authorities to process your application, you must clearly state:

    -why are you visiting Ghana

    -how long you intend to stay in Ghana

    -how will you support yourself during your time in Ghana

    -what is the purpose of your visit to Ghana

    -type of passport you hold and for how long it is valid

    -where do you intend to travel following your visit to Ghana

    -if you have a permit to enter the country you intend to travel to after your stay in Ghana

  • add Can I get a Ghana visa while in the country?

    No, you cannot get a Ghana visa while in the country.

  • add From when is my visa valid?

    Your visa is valid from the date your visa was issued. It should not be calculated from the date of entry into Ghana.

  • add What if my Ghana visa gets rejected?

    The High Commission of the Republic of Ghana, New Delhi, is responsible for approval and rejection of Ghana visa applications from India. If your application is rejected or is granted for a shorter period, the authorities’ decision is final, and no refund will be issued.

  • add Do I need travel or medical insurance?

    It is wise to purchase medical insurance to cover unforeseen medical emergencies in Ghana. Akbar Travels can assist you with the best possible travel insurance to insure yourself against medical emergencies during travel, damage and loss of baggage while applying for your Ghana visa online.

  • add What else do I need to know about the Ghana tourist visa from India?

    The Ghana visa for Indians is not replaceable; upon loss of this visa, a new one will need to be applied for.
    Please bear in mind, that the tourist visa, cannot function as a transit visa, or as a proof of entry for other purposes like business, work or internships.

  • add What is the easiest way to apply for a Ghana visa for Indians?

    The easiest way to apply for a Ghana visa is to apply through an experienced travel agency like Akbar Travels. Our visa experts have been in the travel and tourism sector for 40 years and are adept in the specifications of the visa application process. Whenever in doubt, fill in the query form and a Visa Expert will get in touch with you without delay about Ghana visa information

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Simple steps to get a Ghana Visa:

Akbar Travels is your dedicated travel partner when it comes to hassle-free visa application. Our team is committed to supporting you throughout your efforts to travel to your dream destination. Read more

A dedicated visa expert is always present to address all your queries anytime and take you through the entire process of visa application.

Here are the steps to apply for a Ghana Visa through Akbar Travels:

Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.

Step 2: Pay your visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.

Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, process and submit your documents to the Embassy.

Step 4: Get your Visa delivered to your doorstep

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Basic Requirements to visit Ghana

  • Have a valid Passport and valid Ghana Visa
  • Have sufficient funds to support yourself and all family members during your entire trip. Read more
  • Thorough knowledge of your accommodation and itinerary details to furnish at immigration if asked to
  • Return flight tickets or onward flight tickets to ensure your return to home country or your next destination once your visa expires
  • Adhere to the moral standards of the country and follow the general rules
  • Be in good health.
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Travel Checklist

  • Passport with at least 6 months of validity
  • Valid Ghana Visa depending on the purpose of your visit and duration of stay Read more
  • Confirmed return or onward tickets.
  • Details of accommodation.
  • Travel itinerary
  • Foreign currency
  • Any additional documents to support your purpose of visit, especially for business visa travellers
  • Have all documents authenticated before traveling
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What to do when you arrive in Ghana

  • Keep all your travel documents ready to be produced for verification by the immigration officers
  • Ensure you are not carrying any forbidden items that will not pass through customs, including ‘any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace’ like books, audiobooks, audio and video tapes Read more
  • Always carry your passport or a copy of it while traveling within Ghana
  • Note down emergency helpline numbers in the country
  • Be aware of the general rules of conduct in public places
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Ghana travel guide

It is no marvel that Ghana is sometimes referred to as ‘Africa for first timers’. Besides rich culture, historical heritage and vibrant cities, the country boasts welcoming beaches, gorgeous hinterland and diverse wildlife. With trouble-free transport and affable inhabitants, it is a welcoming country – which is why the increased request for Ghana as a travel destination. Derived from the ancient Ghana Empire, the name means “Warrior King”. Read more

A large number of rivers and streams flow throughout Ghana. Added to these are a number of coastal lagoons and human-made lakes. It is a joy to experience the harmonious diversity of the Ghanaian culture, that varies from North to South and East to West. It is one of the few English-speaking countries in West Africa. The green cover of forests, grassland, mangroves and rivers will be keeping your eyes busy.

The environmentally sensitive populace, Ghanaians practice sustainable tourism by not encouraging mass tourism in order to preserve protected areas and the ecosystem. Visit northern Ghana from December to April, the dry season. Be prepared for the hot winds blowing from Sahara Desert. Enjoy the rain, by visiting the region during its cooler rainy season between April and October. Southern Ghana has two wet seasons with the central part of the country getting the longest and heaviest rainfall. It is easier to get around the region during the dry seasons from November to March or July and August.

About 10 airlines including Emirates, British Airways, Lufthansa, connect Ghana and India, although, there are no direct flights between the countries presently. Public transport such as buses and taxis are readily available, but they are generally crowded and not air-conditioned. Travel like a local once in the country in tro tro – minivans carrying 10-20 passengers. The best bet would be to negotiate with the driver of rental cars – rental cars are available only with drivers. On multi-day trips, drivers will find their own accommodation. Accra serves domestic flights to Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi and Sunyani.

What to see in Ghana:

For the history enthusiasts, Ghana has a treasure trove of historic sites like the forts and castles of European-style architecture – mostly British, Dutch and Portuguese- dotted along the coastline. Exceptional examples can be seen at Cape Coast and Elmina, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the north, the 15th Century Larabanga mosque and 16th-century Nalegiru defence wall are remnants of the prosperous civilisation.

The admirer of nature will cherish the National Parks, Resource Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries accessible all year round. Owing to the diverse landscape from the savannah to dense tropical forest and grassland the wildlife is as distinct as it can get. Spend time going on a safari, walking on the elevated rope bridges and chance upon elephants and big cats at Kakum National Park and Mole National Park.

Isn’t it amazing to be able to surf throughout the year? It is possible in Ghana, set out to Busua Beach if you are a beginner, Gomoa Feteh where you can ride a wave for as long as a kilometre, get away from the crowd and head to Achenim where the waves are consistent.

For a cultural experience, make your way through chaotic yet outright fascinating Kejetia Market with a guide who would know his or her way around, explain matters and help bargain. Visit the museums to learn more about the heritage and traditions. Tantalize your taste buds by trying some of the best West African cuisines, while listening to live music.

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Ghana Facts and Figures

Region:
West Africa
Time in Ghana:
IST (-) 5.30 hours Read more
Capital:
Accra
Major cities:
Kumasi, Tamale, Cape Coast, Sekundi-Takoradi, Obuasi
Area:
239,567 km2
Language:
English (official), Akan
Currency:
Ghanaian Cedi(GHS)
National Holidays:
March 6th
International Airports:
Kotoka International Airport (ACC)
Best Time to Visit Ghana:
November to March
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Other Ghana Visa types

Akbar Travels currently only processes Tourist and Business visas. To apply for other types of Ghana visas listed below, please contact the Embassy.

1. Transit Visa

A brief stop in Ghana while flying to another country.

2. Work Visa

For those who have an employment offer from a company in Ghana.

3. Student Visa

Those planning to study in one of the universities of Ghana, usually valid through the period of education specified on the offer letter from the university.