Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Ghana Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Consular Fees

    The consular fee listed below does not include the Ghana High Commission's processing fee or the Ghana High Commission's "express service fee" where an express service is requested. Please note that this fee is in addition to the visa fee paid online by the applicant.

  2. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three blank visa pages with two of the pages facing each other
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  3. Photographs

    Two passport sized colour photographs. The photographs must:

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken within the last six months
    • Not be glued to the visa  form

  4. Business Introduction Letter

    An original letter of introduction from the applicant's UK employer. This letter must:

    • Be addressed to the Embassy
    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • Include the name of the organisation(s) to be visited
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's supervisor or the company's HR department

    A sample Business Introduction Letter can be found within the VisaExpress Application Pack

  5. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Bear the signature of the inviting party

  6. Visa Application Form

    The Ghana High Commission has instituted a web-based visa appointment system and visa application form, which must be printed and signed by the applicant in duplicate. In order to fulfil this particular requirement, the applicant has two options:

    1. The Applicant can complete the online process themselves

    To do this, please use the URL link https://www.ghanahighcommissionuk.com/Passports/VisaApplication.aspx and follow the instructions. VisaExpress can assist the traveller by making the online payment on their behalf. 

    Applicants must ensure that the visa type selected on the online form matches the visa type requested through VisaExpress. Failure to do this will result in a delay in the visa being processed.  

    More details on how to navigate the website can be found in the section below entitled Ghana Online Application Process.

    Please ensure that once the form has been completed, you print out the following components from the online portal and include them with the rest of your application pack:

    • The "Appointment Details" cover sheet
    • The "Visa Payment Slip" where the applicant has paid the visa fee online by selecting "Card Payment at Counter"  
    • The fully completed Visa Application Form in duplicate

    Failure to supply these documents will result in the non issuance of your visa.  

    2. VisaExpress completes the online process on the applicant's behalf

    VisaExpress can assist the traveller in completing the online application form and making the online payment, which can be a time consuming process. This is offered as a Premium Service at a cost of £55 in addition to all other service fees and current VisaExpress handling fees.

    In order to facilitate this, please complete the VisaExpress Ghana Questionnaire at the bottom of this document. All questions must be answered as they are mandatory fields on the Ghana High Commission website.  

    Online application form fill requests must be received at VisaExpress before 14.00 hours in order to have it returned to you that day.

    Once VisaExpress has completed the online process you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to download and print the form which must be signed by the applicant in duplicate and then sent to VisaExpress for processing.

  7. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  8. Appointment System

    The Ghana High Commission operates an appointment system for the submission of visa applications. Applicants must complete the online application via their website, (see instructions), and select a date for VisaExpress to attend the interview and submit the application from the available appointments.

    Visas will be issued either one, three or fourteen working days after the date of the scheduled appointment based on the chosen processing time.

    For example, an appointment date of Friday 19th September, with a selected processing time of fifteen working days, would mean that the visa should be issued on Friday 3rd October.

  9. Same Day Service

    Complete applications must be received at VisaExpress before 4pm the day prior to lodging in order to be processed on the same day service. Processing time only starts once a complete application has been received and submitted to the Embassy.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Ghana Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Consular Fees

    The consular fee listed below does not include the Ghana High Commission's processing fee or the Ghana High Commission's "express service fee" where an express service is requested. Please note that this fee is in addition to the visa fee paid online by the applicant.

  2. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three blank visa pages with two of the pages facing each other
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  3. Photographs

    Two passport sized colour photographs. The photographs must:

    • Have a white background
    • Be taken within the last six months
    • Not be glued to the visa  form

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    This must be provided as a copy of the hotel confirmation

  5. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  6. Visa Application Form

    The Ghana High Commission has instituted a web-based visa appointment system and visa application form, which must be printed and signed by the applicant in duplicate. In order to fulfil this particular requirement, the applicant has two options:

    1. The Applicant can complete the online process themselves

    To do this, please use the URL link https://www.ghanahighcommissionuk.com/Passports/VisaApplication.aspx and follow the instructions. VisaExpress can assist the traveller by making the online payment on their behalf. 

    Applicants must ensure that the visa type selected on the online form matches the visa type requested through VisaExpress. Failure to do this will result in a delay in the visa being processed.  

    More details on how to navigate the website can be found in the section below entitled Ghana Online Application Process.

    Please ensure that once the form has been completed, you print out the following components from the online portal and include them with the rest of your application pack:

    • The "Appointment Details" cover sheet
    • The "Visa Payment Slip" where the applicant has paid the visa fee online by selecting "Card Payment at Counter"  
    • The fully completed Visa Application Form in duplicate

    Failure to supply these documents will result in the non issuance of your visa.  

    2. VisaExpress completes the online process on the applicant's behalf

    VisaExpress can assist the traveller in completing the online application form and making the online payment, which can be a time consuming process. This is offered as a Premium Service at a cost of £55 in addition to all other service fees and current VisaExpress handling fees.

    In order to facilitate this, please complete the VisaExpress Ghana Questionnaire at the bottom of this document. All questions must be answered as they are mandatory fields on the Ghana High Commission website.  

    Online application form fill requests must be received at VisaExpress before 14.00 hours in order to have it returned to you that day.

    Once VisaExpress has completed the online process you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to download and print the form which must be signed by the applicant in duplicate and then sent to VisaExpress for processing.

  7. VisaExpress Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaExpress website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaExpress Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaExpress Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  8. Appointment System

    The Ghana High Commission operates an appointment system for the submission of visa applications. Applicants must complete the online application via their website, (see instructions), and select a date for VisaExpress to attend the interview and submit the application from the available appointments.

    Visas will be issued either one, three or fourteen working days after the date of the scheduled appointment based on the chosen processing time.

    For example, an appointment date of Friday 19th September, with a selected processing time of fifteen working days, would mean that the visa should be issued on Friday 3rd October.

  9. Same Day Service

    Complete applications must be received at VisaExpress before 4pm the day prior to lodging in order to be processed on the same day service. Processing time only starts once a complete application has been received and submitted to the Embassy.

Ghana Visa

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