Ghana Visa – How Do I Get An Ghanaian Visa?

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Are you planning a trip to Ghana? Do you know if you’ll need a visa to visit Ghana? Yes, a Ghana visa is required. To visit Gabon, you will need either a business visa or a tourist visa. Before you apply for your visa, we recommend that you gather all required documentation. A Ghanaian visa application form, a signed United States passport with at least six months validity, four passport photos, and a trip itinerary should all be included in your documents.

Additional documentation is required if you’re traveling to Ghana on business. A business letter should introduce the applicant, describe the nature of the business that will be conducted during the trip, specify the type of visa required and the preferred validity period, and demonstrate sufficient funds for your travel expenses. You should write your business letter on the letterhead of the company for which you are employed.

When traveling, make sure your passport has at least two (2) blank visa pages to accommodate any stamps. The Embassy of Ghana’s address and phone number can be found below.

The Embassy of Ghana is located in Forest Hills in Washington, DC.

Phone Number – (202) 686-4520

You can obtain a new passport if any of the following apply:

  • If this is your first time applying for a United States passport,
  • If your previous United States passport was issued while you were under the age of sixteen
  • If your previous United States passport was stolen, lost, or damaged,
  • If you previously held a United States passport that was issued more than 15 years ago
  • If your name has changed since you obtained your United States passport and you are unable to legally document the change,

Information on Ghana Embassies and Consulates

Embassy & Consulate Address Phone Number
Embassy of Ghana
3512 International Drive NW,
20008
Washington
United States
Phone
202.686.4520
202.686.4526
Fax
202.686.4527

More information about Ghana 

Capital Accra
Currency Ghana cedi (GHS)
Language English
Electricity Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code +233
Time Zone GMT

If you choose to visit a regional Passport agency, make sure you are aware of the requirements and schedule an appointment with the national Passport scheduling service by calling 1-877-487-2778. You can do so at any time of day or night. Security is strictly enforced in most Wyoming passport offices. Metal detection devices are used by federal agencies.

If you live in Gillette, Wyoming, for example, you can apply for a passport at the Campbell County District Court or the US Post Office – Gillette. Before visiting, you should call to see if an appointment is required. Check a neighboring town or city if you can’t find an acceptance facility where you live.

When applying for a passport in Wyoming, you have two options: regular passport services, which take 4 to 6 weeks, or expedited passport services, which can take 2 or 3 weeks.

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