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Visa Requirements for UK Passport Holders – Ghana (Republic of Ghana)

A visa is required for all British citizens traveling to Ghana. Here is a list of requirements which you would need in order to be able to apply for a visa, whether personally or via mail.

Visa application forms should be filled out in duplicate. Two passport-sized photographs should be pasted on the designated place on the form. Proof of financial means should also be enclosed, along with a return ticket. If traveling on business, a letter from the firm that you are attending a conference on behalf of, is necessary. The proposed date of travel, along with the confirmation of accommodation in Ghana is also needed. If traveling with a minor, a letter of consent from the parents, or other parent, is required, especially if traveling alone with your child. If applying via mail, a self-addressed stamp and recorded delivery envelope should also be included.

Visas can be granted for single and multiple entries. It is good for a three-month stay and is valid for three months from the date of issue. The government is very strict about rules on taking up employment when under a tourist visa. You are not allowed to work in the country when you have only been granted a tourist visa.

The fees for the visa are as follows:

Single entry: £40
Multiple-entry: £60
One year: £100
Two year: £150
Transit visa: £10

Payment may be made through cash when applying personally, via postal order, or a bank draft. Checks are not accepted. Please do not include cash when mailing your documents. Applications submitted personally take about 4 business days to process, while those received via mail take about 10 days.

Please be reminded that these requirements may be subject to change, and it is your responsibility to contact the embassy or consulate for any updates:

Office of the High Commissioner for Ghana

13 Belgrave Square
Telephone: (020) 8342-7501

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