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Ghana Visa from India

Capital City:
Accra
Currency:
Cedi (GHC)
Local Time:
GMT +0
Telephone Code :
+ 233
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 GHS (Ghanaian Cedi) is equivalent to 12.74 INR

Check List

VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR DIPLOMATIC/OFFICIAL PASSPORT HOLDER FOR OFFICIAL VISIT:

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/diplomatic
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  5. Government Order (GO):
  6. Note Verbal: A letter from the respective government office for its service holder, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be reporting to his/her duty as per schedule.
  7. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  8. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.

 

BUSINESS VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/business
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from a registered company/organization: Original/scanned copy invitation letter from the Inviting organization on its letter-head pad stating the purpose of travel, duration of stay and other necessary details with invitee’s signature.
  7. Any Other documents related to Invitation:
  • Two references in Ghana with their ID proof.
  • Correspondence with company/companies in Ghana or any other document in support of application.
  1. Forwarding Letter from employer: A letter from the employer on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, his purpose and assigned roles during the visit, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc.
  2. Copy of Trade License: Scanned copy of a valid trade license in case the applicant is the owner of/employed by the business entity.
  3. Copy of Incorporation Certificate: Scanned copy of a valid Incorporation Certificate in case the applicant is the owner of/employed by the company.
  4. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  5. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  6. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  7. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  8. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.

 

TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/tourist
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from Tour Operator/Trip Itinerary: A Letter of Guarantee/Confirmed Invitation from a licensed tour operator or travel agency outlining your day to day trip plan, details of the arrangements made and the undertaking on your repatriation.
  7. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule
  8. Other Business Documents: Trade license/Certificate of Incorporation/Memorandum (If self-employed/businessman).
  9. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  10. Evidence of Other Bank deposits: Copy of other financial documents such as deposit schemes, FDR, Retirement funds, Loan accounts etc.
  11. Evidence of fixed assets: An authenticated evaluation document of applicant’s fixed asset/notarized summary of wealth statements (Recommended).
  12. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  13. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  14. Hotel Reservation: A reserved itinerary for your accommodation at a hotel or resort as per the schedule of the trip.

 

FAMILY VISIT VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/tourist
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. Invitation Letter from a physical person: Original/scanned copy invitation letter from the Invitee stating the nature of mutual relationship, the purpose of travel, duration of stay, address and other necessary details with invitee’s signature.
  7. Invitee’s photo ID Card Copy: A clear scanned copy of photo ID of your invitee/host in the visiting country. (Preferably attested by a legal authenticator).
  8. Invitee’s Tenancy Agreement/Utility Bill copy: A scanned copy of tenancy agreement/utility bill of the invitee’s residence if your address during your stay is expected to be the same.
  9. Any Other documents related to Invitation: Two references in Ghana with their ID proof.
  10. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule.
  11. Other Business Documents: Trade license/Certificate of Incorporation/Memorandum (If self-employed/businessman).
  12. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  13. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature. (If sponsoring).
  14. Evidence of Other Bank deposits: Copy of other financial documents such as deposit schemes, FDR, Retirement funds, Loan accounts etc.
  15. Evidence of fixed assets: An authenticated evaluation document of applicant’s fixed asset/notarized summary of wealth statements (Recommended).
  16. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  17. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.

 

TRANSIT VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/transit
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.

 

STUDY VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/student
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Photo ID Card/ Business Card: A personal identity card of the applicant such as National ID/Adhar Card/Driving License and business card (Recommended).
  5. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  6. NOC/LOI: Letter of introduction from school (for students).
  7. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  8. Sponsor’s Bank Statements: Original/scanned copy of bank statements from the sponsoring party (invitee/Employer company/any other person) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature.
  9. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  10. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  11. Academic Certificates and Transcripts: Authenticated original academic certificates and transcripts issued from the previously attended academic institutions.
  12. Enrollment Letter: Original and copy of the Letter of Offer/Letter of Enrollment from an overseas academic institution confirming the student’s admission into a specific study program.
  13. Payment Receipt of Tuition Fees: Copy of the receipt acquired as a proof of advance tuition fee payment to the academic institution.
  14. Accommodation Confirmation: A confirmation of accommodation into a dormitory/student hostel or private tenancy for a specific period.

 

WORK VISA REQUIREMENTS

  1. Relevant Pages of Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
  2. Visa Application Form: Visa forms can be completed and downloaded from the High Commission Web site. The forms should either be typed or neatly completed in capital letters (any correction/overwriting invalidates the forms). Application forms should be signed by the applicant himself/herself. All relevant documents required should be attached to the forms at the time of electronic submission of an application. Please find the visa application form below: https://visa.ghana-mission.co.in/ApplicantSignup/employment
  3. Photograph: Two (2) Colored Passport Size Photograph.
  4. Cover Letter: A personal letter from applicant including personal details, purpose of visit and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The letter should be addressed to – The Visa Officer, the respective visa office and signed.
  5. Applicant’s curriculum vitae.
  6. Any Other documents related to Invitation:
  • Copy of a letter from Ghana Investment Promotion Center approving immigrant quota.
  • Copy of letter of appointment.
  • Copy of signed contract/agreement.
  • Letter from Ghana Immigration Service, sanctioning grant of visa to the applicant.
  • Two references in Ghana with their ID proof.
  1. NOC/LOI: A letter from your employer on the organization’s letter-head pad, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job as per schedule. (If any).
  2. Personal Bank Statements: Original Bank Statements (Personal/Payroll) for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, telephone number clearly with authorized bank stamp and signature (e-statement is not acceptable).
  3. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate: Original and valid certificate/card for Yellow Fever Vaccination acquired at least 10 days prior to your scheduled travel date. The certificate remains valid for 10 years.
  4. Airline Ticket Itinerary: A reserved itinerary for your airline ticket as per the schedule of the trip.
  5. Accommodation Confirmation: A confirmation of accommodation into a dormitory or private tenancy for a specific period.