All foreign visitors to Ghana require a visa valid for at least 3 months after the duration of intended stay as well as evidence of a return ticket. EU and US nationals also require a tourist visa for their stay. In theory visas can be issued for up to 1 year but this is at the discretion of airport officials and only a 1 month stay can be guaranteed on a tourist visa. Costs vary according to nationality but for British citizens the prices are �30 for a single entry visa, �40 for a multiple entry visa valid for six months, �60 for a multiple entry visa valid for a year and �70 for a multiple entry visa valid for 2 years. Those catching a connecting flight in Ghana can apply for a transit visa which is valid for 24 hours and costs �10. Applications should be made to the nearest Ghana Consulate or Embassy.


Visa and immigration related enquiries should be made to the Ghana high commission:

Ghana High Commission
13 Belgrave Square 
Tel: (020) 7 235 4142 
Fax: (020) 7 245 9552

If you require UK representation while abroad you should contact the British High Commision:

British High Commission 
Osu Link 
Off Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue:
 P O Box 296 
Tel: + [233] (21) 221665 
Fax: + [233] (21) 7010655 or 221715 

The Ghana tourist board dispenses local tourist information:

Ghana Tourist Board 
PO Box 3106 
Nsawam Road 
Tel: (21) 231 779 
fax: (21) 231 779