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Ghana Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens


Tourist Visa Requirements
  • Tourist Visa:

    • Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” pages and 6 months validitybeyond the travel dates. If you need help securing, renewing or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees.
    • 2 Application forms, fully completed and signed.
    • For RUSH process, please use this 2 Application forms.
    • 2 Recent Professional Passport-type photographs.
    • Copy of return or onward tickets or travel agency/airline itinerary.
    • A copy of the applicant’s recent bank statement verifying applicant has adequate finance. It is advisable to erase account numbers.
    • Vaccinations – International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required.
    • Order Form – Click HERE to download the order form.

    REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS(UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE):

    • Letter/s of Consent signed by both Parents click HERE.
    • Photocopy/ies of Birth Certificate/s (The Embassy will not be responsible for original birth certificate/s if you send original/s instead of copies)
    • Photocopies of  both Parents’  Photo IDs (to Support the Child’s application)
    • In single parent situations, attach proof of documentation to that effect (legal document/s)

Business Visa Requirements
  • Business Visa

    • Submit your signed passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” pages and 6 months validitybeyond the travel dates. If you need help securing, renewing or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees.
    • 2 Application forms, fully completed and signed.
    • For RUSH process, please use this 2 Application forms.
    • 2 Recent Professional Passport-type photographs.
    • Copy of return or onward tickets or travel agency/airline itinerary
    • Vaccinations – International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required.
    • Letter of invitation from Host company or organization in Ghana, the invitation must state the purpose of journey.
    • A business letter of responsibility (sample) is required, to be typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to: Embassy of Ghana, Visa Section, Washington D.C.

    The letter must explain all of the following:

    • The purpose of travel
    • Business reference to be visited in Ghana
    • Guarantee financial support for the applicant while in Ghana
    • Return transportation to the U.S.A
Processing Instructions
Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:
Generations Visa Service
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 311
Washington, DC 20007
Fees

GenVisa Service Fee:

$69.00 for regular processing (3-4 weeks), 

  • Add $35.00 for processing in less than 21 days.
  • Add $75.00 for processing in less than 10 days.

Consular Fee:

  • $65.00 – Single entry visa.
  • $105.00 – Multiple entry visa.
  • $105.00 – Single entry visa (expedited).
  • $205.00 – Multiple entry visa (expedited).

Note: All consular fees above include a $5 money order fee.

Optional insurance:
$9.00 per passport:
  • in the unlikely event that your passport is lost or damaged in transit. This will cover your full out of pocket visa(s) and passport replacement costs up to $2,000.
Return Postage

Continental USA Only:

  • $34.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
  • $24.00 FedEx 2nd Business Day
  • $55.00 FedEx Letter (Saturday Delivery)

Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands: 

Add $35.00 to the shipping fee chosen above

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For international shipping costs, please contact GenVisa.

Notes About Our Ghana Visa & Passport Services

The Ghana tourist visa is issued for a single entry for a period of 3 months from date of issue, provided the passport remains valid, for a period of stay not to exceed 30 days. Although vaccination certificate is not required for visa issuance, check with physician or local health clinic for vaccination requirements and recommendations.

Passport must have at least six months remaining validity and contain at least one blank visa page for visa to be issued. GenVisa can assist with obtaining U.S. Passports, whether new issue or renewal.

Special requirements exist for U.S. Official and Diplomatic passport holders.

Send ALL the requirements above (and a check payable to Generations Visa) via traceable form of mail to the Generations Visa office immediately. GenVisa will hand-carry your application to the Embassy if applicable. Please allow at least 14 business days of processing time.

Disclaimer:

GenVisa acts only as an agent. It is the traveler’s responsibility to fully and accurately complete the application. GenVisa cannot be held responsible for any delays or loss of passports when not in the actual possession of GenVisa.

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