Ghana Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?

Ghana flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter Ghana? The short answer to that question is, “Yes.” A visa and passport are required in order to visit Ghana. When preparing to travel to Ghana, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must remain valid for at least for 6 months after arrival. If it will expire within that time, or come close, it’s best to get it renewed. Occasionally there’s a need for additional stamps in your passport. So ensure you have at least one blank page remaining for use. Yellow fever vaccinations are currently required in order to enter Ghana. Your medical professional can help you with these, and any other vaccinations you may need. If you are planning an extended trip and expect to carry more than $5,000 Max with you, be aware that upon entry and exit, the amount will need to be declared to customs.

Learn more about Ghana

Ghana landscape Ghana is located in Western Africa, nestled between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo. The country, which struggles with severe droughts, has a total land area of 238,533 sq km. It shares borders with Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire. Accra, the capital of Ghana, may be a city to consider seeing. When planning other site seeing adventures keep in mind that timezones may change. Make sure to adjust your watch, or phone to Ghana’s timezone, use UTC 0. The country’s main agricultural products are grain and fruits. The primary industry contributing to their economy is mining. Capital Equipment is Ghana's main import. The country’s airports currently include 7 paved runways, with 3 unpaved. Internet availability exists throughout Ghana for its 6 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

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