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 Travisa at 877-876-3266 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
    • State that the host will ensure that the invitee will fully comply with the immigration laws of Ghana

    Additionally, you must provide a copy of a valid Ghana identification document of host.

  5. Visa Application Form

    You must provide one typed, fully completed, and signed application form.

    Use the Travisa Ghana Document Preparation Service to ensure your documentation is accurately prepared and correctly submitted according to consular requirements. In order to facilitate this, please complete the Travisa Ghana Document Preparation Service form which can be found within the Travisa Application kit.

    We'll complete the visa application on your behalf in 24 hours or fewer, excluding Saturday or Sunday and contact you if any information is missing or incomplete. Once Travisa has completed your online application we will send it to you for your signature. An original signature is required so you will need to return the form to us by mail once signed.

  6. Travisa Order Form

    Provide the Travisa Order Form included in this kit.

  7. 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.

  8. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, Travisa can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A Travisa 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://travisa.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 Travisa at 877-876-3266 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

    You must provide one typed, fully completed, and signed application form.

    Use the Travisa Ghana Document Preparation Service to ensure your documentation is accurately prepared and correctly submitted according to consular requirements. In order to facilitate this, please complete the Travisa Ghana Document Preparation Service form which can be found within the Travisa Application kit.

    We'll complete the visa application on your behalf in 24 hours or fewer, excluding Saturday or Sunday and contact you if any information is missing or incomplete. Once Travisa has completed your online application we will send it to you for your signature. An original signature is required so you will need to return the form to us by mail once signed.

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

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

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket showing entry and exit dates
    • Include a copy of your hotel confirmation
    • Display your full name as it appears on your passport

  5. Travisa Order Form

    Provide the Travisa 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 and notarized letter of consent by the parents/guardians authorizing the minor to travel. Follow this link to view a sample consent letter: https://travisa.com/forms?formname=ParentalConsentDC.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, Travisa can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A Travisa 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://travisa.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.

  9. Additional Documents

    If you are traveling at the invitation of a Ghana citizen or resident, you must provide the following documents:

    • A valid Ghana identification document of host
    • A signed letter of invitation indicating that the host will ensure that the invitee will fully comply with the immigration laws of Ghana

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