Visas & Immigration
The Consulate of Ghana issue a single entry visa valid for 90 days, from the date of issuance. Travelers are advised to apply for the single entry visa no more than 30 days before the intended departure date. This ensures that your visa will be valid for the longest duration possible.
Immigration to Ghana is managed by the Ghana immigration service (GIS).
Immigrants in Ghana are from all continents with African dominating. For years Ghana is the host of refugees and Asylum seekers. Commencement of oil drilling has attracted immigrants, for example, Nigerians to Ghana and from outside Africa.
Nationals of several African countries do not need to apply for a visa in their country of the presidency before they travel to Ghana. They acquire an entry Visa stamp on arrival at the international airport in Accra as well as the number of seaports. The ECOWAS States including Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, Egypt, and Hong-Kong nationals are exempted from acquiring the visa to Ghana.