VISA TYPE - PRESS OFFICIALS/FILM CREW:

  1. In addition to VISA APPLICATION, all foreign correspondents (Press Officials and Journalists/film crew) wishing to visit Ghana to cover an event or shoot a documentary/film etc. are required to complete a PRESS ACCREDITATION FORM. The application which should be accompanied by three (3) passport-size photographs will take at least ten (10) working days to process. Read more...

SPECIAL NOTE ON VALIDITY OF VISAS

-   A single entry visa has a three (3) months validity from the date of issue

-   Three (3), six (6) and twelve months’ multiple entry visas have three (3), six (6) and twelve (12) months validity, respectively, from the date of issue. However, the period of permitted stay in Ghana is determined by the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the points of entry, usually sixty (60) days.

-   In all cases if the holder does not enter Ghana within the period of validity indicated, the visa becomes invalid.

-   Visitors may extend their permitted stay in Ghana by applying to the Director of the GIS for consideration.

VISA FEES

Type of Visa Fee (€)
Single Entry 50.00
Multiple Entry (3 months) 100.00
Multiple Entry (6 months) 150.00
Multiple Entry (12 months) 200.00
Fast Track/Emergency Service Extra 50.00

PROCESSING TIME

Standard/Normal                     -           Five (5) working days

Fast track/Emergency              -           Forty-eight (48) working hours

NB: The visa application process begins ONLY upon receipt of the originals of the visa application form and supporting documents at the visa section of the Embassy.

REFERRALS

In exceptional cases, certain applications shall be referred to Ghana for prior approval. In such cases the applications may take much longer than the usual processing time.

                                                                       

METHOD OF PAYMENT

Payment of visas can be done either by:

-       Cash at the Embassy

-       ‘Mandat Cash’ if you are in France and international money order if you are in Portugal;

(the above can be obtained at the post offices in the name of the Ghana Embassy)

-       Online payments (to start soon)

NB: ALL FEES PAID ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

REMINDER: The visa application process begins ONLY upon receipt of the originals of the visa application form and supporting documents at the visa section of the Embassy.

Applicants can also apply through our pilot online portal.

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