Information about Ghana
Population: 23.382.848 inhab. (2008)
Capital: Accra 2.029.143 inhab. (2006)
Official Languages: english
Main cities: Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Sekondi-Takoradi
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Ghana in your country of residence Ghana, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Ghana, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Ghana - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Cedi (GHC)
Time Zone: (GMT+0)
International travel to Ghana is allowed. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
Travelers must present a valid international certificate for complete vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of a licensed vaccine. The list of approved vaccines can be found at https://www.gcaa.com.gh/web/?page_id=1172 Citizens and residents who are not fully vaccinated will be vaccinated upon arrival.
It is mandatory to submit medical certificate / proof
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided upon departure. Travelers are encouraged to get tested at certified testing providers. You can find a list of certified test providers at https://africacdc.org/trusted-travel/The test result must be validated through the Africa Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven systems. Travelers without an account must create an account on the Africa Union Trusted Travel platform. This will generate a Trusted Travel digital reference code that must be presented along with the test result on arrival. Residents of Ghana who return within one week of leaving Ghana are not required to submit a negative test result, but must be tested upon arrival.
Trusted travel plan
Test is done upon arrival
A COVID-19 test will be administered upon arrival. The test costs $ 50 for Ghanaians and ECOWAS citizens and $ 150 for all other travelers. The test must be prepaid online at https://myfrontierhealthcare.com/home/ghana . Individuals who test positive will undergo further medical evaluation and self-quarantine.
Other medical measures
All passengers are subject to health checks on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual evaluation. More health tests may be required for those showing symptoms of COVID-19. Travelers who test positive will undergo isolation for 7 days in a designated traveler-run facility. This does not apply to citizens.
Additional documents required
An online "health declaration form" must be submitted prior to arrival.
Health declaration form
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