Visa / Service Type
Total To Pay
72 hour express service
24 hour express service
GHANA visas take 2-30 working days (after appointment date) to issue in the embassy.
Please note that this embassy offers 2 express service types, 24 hours or 3 days along with a standard service. The standard service has no time limit for processing and can take 3-4 weeks.
The embassy will email you when we have lodged your application and again when it is ready to be collected.
The embassy require you to pay for your visa online during the application submission process. For those that cannot pay online, we can do so at the embassy for you – please include the visa fee with your payment.
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
Visa application fully completed & signed.
You must complete the application on https://www.ghanahighcommissionuk.com
You must select counter-service and select a date for your appointment. Note that we can ONLY attend for you on
You are required to pay for your visa online. The system will dictate the visa fee for you.
Print and sign you application and supply with one copy.
We can do the online form for you if required.
Original plus one full page copy of the ID page.
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
2 X Passport photos. The photo should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
UK employing company guarantee letter.
Invitation letter confirming full purpose of the trip and validity being requested.
Copy of Yellow Fever certificate.
For non UK nationals, resident card or UK residence visa or utility bill.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Ghana: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote DIvoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda & Zimbabwe
Transit visas for Ghana are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country within 24 hours without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets & documentation
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate required by all.
Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.
Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country. Rabies.
Hot tropical climate. Rainy season is Apr-Jul with the coastal area being drier than inland
Location of Ghana: West Africa
Local Time in Ghana: GMT
Capital City of Ghana: Accra
Population of Ghana: 22 million
Language(s) spoken in Ghana: English, many local languages
Dialling Code for Ghana: 233
Emergency numbers in Ghana: Police, Fire & Ambulance: 999
Driving in Ghana: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit recommended
Electricity in Ghana: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Ghana: Cedi (GHC 1 = 100 Pesewas)
Notes: GHC: 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Limited acceptance of credit cards. Foreign currency must be exchanged with authorised dealers only
Opening Hours in Ghana:
Bank: 0830-1400 Mon-Thur, 0830-1500 Fri
Office: 0800-1200 & 1400-1700 Mon-Fri, 0830-1200 Sat
Shops: 0800-1200 & 1400-1730 Mon-Fri, 0800-1300 Sat