Business Visa Application Requirements for a Ghana Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact VisaCentral at 877-535-0688 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.

  4. Letter of Invitation

    You must provide an official letter of invitation from the company or organization that you will be visiting. The letter must:

    • Be written on an official company letterhead
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e., business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.)
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the company or organization you will be visiting
    • Specify the number of entries and desired validity of the visa you are requesting

  5. Visa Application Form

    There are two visa application options in this kit: rush service and regular service.  You must provide one fully completed copy of the application that matches your processing service speed request. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  7. VisaCentral Order Form

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

  8. Single Entry Visa Applicants

    The Consulates of Ghana issue single entry visas that are valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. Travelers are advised to apply for a single entry visa no more than 30 days before the intended departure date. This will ensure that your visa will be valid for the longest duration possible.

  9. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, VisaCentral can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A VisaCentral expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Ghana Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact VisaCentral at 877-535-0688 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Visa Application Form

    There are two visa application options in this kit: rush service and regular service.  You must provide one fully completed copy of the application that matches your processing service speed request. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  5. VisaCentral Order Form

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

  6. Children 18 and Under

    Travelers under the age of 18 must also provide:

    • A copy of the traveler's birth certificate
    • Copies of the parents' state-issued IDs or passports
    • A signed letter of consent by the parents/guardians authorizing the minor to travel.  Follow this link to view a sample consent letter: https://visacentral.com/forms?formname=ParentalConsent.pdf or type the address into your browser
    • Parents must sign the visa application of the minor

  7. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, VisaCentral can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A VisaCentral expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://visacentral.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

  8. Single Entry Visa Applicants

    The Consulates of Ghana issue single entry visas that are valid for 90 days from the date of issuance. Travelers are advised to apply for a single entry visa no more than 30 days before the intended departure date. This will ensure that your visa will be valid for the longest duration possible.

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