How long does it take to obtain a Ghana visa?
Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 1 day to 5 days to process in the Ghana Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that we need to send the application. The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without notice at the consulate's discretion. Please refer to our service selection page for the most up-to-date processing times for Ghana visas: https://www.passportsandvisas.com/visas/Ghana
What is the difference between a passport and a Ghana visa?
A passport is an official government document that certifies one's identity and citizenship. The passport serves two purposes; to regain entry to the country of citizenship (i.e. the United States) and is a requirement by many countries to gain entry to the country you are visiting.
A Ghana visa is an official government document that temporarily authorizes you to be in the country. Many countries require a visa to gain entry. The Ghana visa is in the form of a stamp/sticker IN the passport and is obtained from a Ghana Embassy in Washington DC or consulates around the country. We have staff spread around the country to hand carry your application for you and then overnight the passport back when it is completed.
Do I need a Ghana visa?
All US Citizens require a visa and a US passport to travel to Ghana, whether for business or tourism. MOST foreign nationals require a visa. We can help you to obtain a visa as well as a US passport.
What is a Ghana Visa?
A Ghana visa is a stamp or endorsement placed by officials of Ghana on a passport that allows the bearer to visit Ghana. Visas are obtained from the Embassy or consulates of Ghana for your visit. "Visit" is further defined as the reason for entry, usually business, tourist or transitory. There are over 270 countries that offer visas and literally thousands of different types of visas available based upon country, type of visit, and length of visit.