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Ghana Visas

 

Washington Express Visas provides expedited visa services to the Ghana Embassy.

 

Washington Express Visas offers same day pick-up and prompt, reliable Ghana visa services. When others tell you it will take weeks to get your visa, call us and we can do it in mere days.  We will walk you through the process step-by-step and immediately notify you if any problems or delays occur. Your documents can either be picked up and returned directly to your office, or you can send them to us via FedEx, UPS, etc. to our Processing Office.

For a U.S. citizen requesting an Ghana Visa, we will need the following:

Our Processing & Filing Services (Disclaimer)

Washington Express Visas is an experienced visa & document processing provider. We can help you complete your application timely and accurately in order to avoid delays. We can also file & process your application for you for a fee. However, you can also fill out and submit your application for free (excluding embassy fees), by visiting the Ghana Embassy website. Please note that we have no affiliation with any government embassy or agency.

Ghana Tourist Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport.  Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Ghana Visa Application Forms – Please provide 1 completed visa application form . The application changes on occasion, so we’ve also provided a link to the Ghana Embassy website so you may get the most recent version directly from the Embassy website. .  There are two applications available for rush or regular processing.   The application form must be filled out completely and have answers for all fields.  It must display your full name as it appears in your passport, and it must be signed.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  • Non-US Passport holders must provide proof of US residency permits to qualify for a Ghana visa in the US (photocopies)
  • Photographs – Please provide a color, passport size photo.  The photograph must be printed on photo paper,  must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and must have been taken not more than three (3) months from the date of submitting the application.
  • Evidence of financial support (bank statement) or a letter of invitation from your host in Ghana.
  • International Certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
  • Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary.
  • Applications must be completely filled out, and typed.
  • Application for persons under eighteen (18) years must be submitted with a copy of the birth certificate,  a Ghana Consent form signed by both parents, and a copy of the parent’s photo ID. (In single parent situations, attach proof of  legal documentation to that effect)

Ghana Business Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport.  Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Ghana Visa Application Forms – Please provide 1 completed visa application form . The application changes on occasion, so we’ve also provided a link to the Ghana Embassy website so you may get the most recent version directly from the Embassy website. .  There are two applications available for rush or regular processing.   The application form must be filled out completely and have answers for all fields.  It must display your full name as it appears in your passport, and it must be signed.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  • Photographs – Please provide a color, passport size photo.  The photograph must be printed on photo paper,  must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and must have been taken not more than three (3) months from the date of submitting the application.
  • Non-US Passport holders must provide proof of US residency permits to qualify for a Ghana visa in the US (photocopies)
  • Applications must be completely filled out, and typed or completed in black ink only.
  • Business letter of introduction from your company (on company letterhead) addressed to the Embassy of Ghana stating the purpose of travel, the name and contact of the company in Ghana you’re visiting, and a financial guarantee for all of your expenses.
  • An invitation letter from the host company, meeting or exhibition organizers in Ghana on company letterhead
  • International Certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
  • Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary.

Embassy Processing Times and Fees:

Ghana Consular Fees:

  • Single Entry Visa (must be used within 3 months from date of issue): $60
  • Multiple Entry Visa: $100
  • Single Expedited Visa: $100
  • Multiple Visa Expedited: $200

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Washington Express Visas Fees:

  • Regular Service (5-7 business days): $155
  • Expedited Service (3 business days*): $220
  • Non-US Passport Holder: $220
  • Federal Express to Houston: $95**

*Embassy is closed on Fridays, so “business days” for the Ghana Embassy means Monday – Thursday.

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Forward Documents to:

Washington Express Visas
1725 DeSales St. NW#808
Washington, DC 20036





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We ask that you send the documents listed above via FedEx or UPS so the delivery can be tracked. Please call us at 202-393-3030 to let us know that your documents have been sent.

Additional Information:

Travel Information

  • Passport required.  Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid on arrival.
  • Visa required, except for Holders of a dual Nationality Card issued by Ghana.
  • Visa Issuance:  Dual nationals of Ghana not holding a Dual Nationality Card.
  • Visitors are required to hold documents required for their next destination.
  • Warning:  Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.  Exempt are those traveling with/or to join diplomats accredited to Ghana: holding diplomatic passports, or holding (Gratis) visas.

Health Information

Vaccination against Yellow Fever required.

Exempt from Yellow Fever vaccination:

  • Children under 9 months of age.
  • Warning: Passengers leaving Ghana are rquired to present a yellow fever vaccination certificate upon departure.

Recommended:

  • Malaria prophylaxis.  Malaria risk – mainly in the malignant (P. falciparum) form – exists throughout the year in the whole country.  Resistance to chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine reported. Recommended prevention:IV.

Vaccinations:

Certain countries may require vaccinations if your prior point of departure is from a country that is deemed a health risk.  You can go to http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/content/vaccinations.aspx for current health requirements for each segment of your travel.