Ghana Visa – How to Apply for Ghana Visa for U.S. Citizens?

GENERIC VISA INFORMATIONThinking about a trip to visit Ghana in the near future? Does not know if you need a visa for Ghana? Yes! you will need to obtain a Ghana visa. Either a business visa or a tourist visa will be needed in order to visit Gabon. We recommend that you gather all necessary documentations before applying for your visa. Your documents should include, a Ghanaian visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (4) passport photographs, and an itinerary of your trip.

If traveling to Ghana on business, you will have to provide one more piece of documentation in addition to the documentations mentioned above. A business letter should include an introduction of the applicant, the nature of the business that will be conducted on the trip, state the type of visa needed along with preferred validity length, and you will also have to prove sufficient funds for your traveling purposes. The business letter that you provide should be written on the company’s letter head that you are working for.

It is crucial to have at least (2) blank visa pages in your passport when you are traveling to accommodate for any stamps. Below is the address and phone number for the Embassy of Ghana, where a visa can be obtained.

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 follow apply:

  • If you are applying for your first U.S. passport
  • If your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16
  • If your previous U.S. passport was lost, stolen, or damaged
  • If your previous U.S. passport was issued more than 15 years ago
  • If your name has changed since your U.S. passport was issued and you are unable to legally document your name change

Ghana Embassy & Consulate Information

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

Additional Ghana Information

CapitalAccra
CurrencyGhana cedi (GHS)
LanguageEnglish
ElectricityVoltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type D / G
Country Code+233
Time ZoneGMT

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