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List of 38 countries that you can visit visa free with a Ghanaian passport in 2022

Located in West Africa, Ghana has visa-free, eVisa, and visa-on-arrival agreements with around 60 countries worldwide- visa-free travel is primarily reserved for citizens of neighboring countries. 

As a result, the Ghanian passport is ranked as 80th in terms of freedom of movement according to the Henley Report.

Where Can Ghanaians Travel Without a Visa?

You can visit the following countries visa-free with a Ghanian passport:

CountryAllowed stay
Bangladesh3 months
Barbados6 months
Belizeup to 6 months
Benin90 days
Burkina Faso90 days
Cape Verde90 days
Co´te d'Ivoire90 days
Dominica6 months
Eswatini30 days
Fiji4 months
Gambia90 days
Grenada3 months
Guinea90 days
Guinea-Bissau90 days
Haiti3 months
Indonesia30 days
Jamaica6 months
Kenya90 days
Liberia30 days
Mali30 days
Mauritius90 days
Micronesia30 days
Niger3 months
Nigeria90 days
Palestine30 days
Philippines30 days
Rwanda90 days
Saint Kitts and Nevis3 months
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines30 days
Senegal90 days
Sierra Leone90 days
Singapore30 days
South Africa90 days
Tanzania3 months
Togo90 days
Trinidad and Tobago90 days
Uganda3 months
Vanuatu30 days

When you travel to a visa-free country, you need to prepare the following documents: 

eVisa Countries for Ghanian Citizens 

If you are a citizen of Ghana, you have the option to apply for an eVisa when visiting any of the following countries:

CountryAllowed stay
Antigua and Barbuda90 days
Bahrain14 days
Cambodia30 days
Djibouti31 days
Ethiopiaup to 90 days
Gabonup to 6 months
Georgiaup to 3 months
India60 days
Kyrgyzstanup to 90 days
Lesotho30 days
Madagascar90 days
Myanmar28 days
Pakistan30 days
Qatar30 days
Sao Tome and Pri­ncipe30 days
South Sudanup to 6 months
Suriname90 days
Uzbekistan30 days
Zambia90 days

You can get an electronic travel visa by applying online for your permit. First, you need to locate the embassy/consulate of the country you want to visit, and on their website, you can find the instructions on how to submit your e-visa application. For an eVisa, the complete process is done online, and you may also be required to submit the visa payment electronically. 

Countries Where Ghanian Citizens Can Get a Visa on Arrival 

You can get a visa on arrival if you want to visit one of the countries listed below with a Ghanian passport:

CountryAllowed stay
Bolivia90 days
Cambodia30 days
Comoros45 days
Ethiopiaup to 90 days
Iran15 days
Jordan1 months
Macau30 days
Madagascar90 days
Maldives30 days
Mauritania30 days
Mozambique30 days
Nicaragua90 days
Palau30 days
Saint Lucia6 weeks
Samoa60 days
Seychelles3 months
Somalia30 days
Timor-Leste30 days
Tuvalu1 month
Zambia90 days

A visa on arrival is received at the airport after you arrive in your destination country. The border patrol authorities will provide you with the visa application form and information on paying the visa fee. You need to have your passport, travel insurance, proof of accommodation, financial means, and other supporting documents with you. 

Visa Requirements for Ghanian Citizens

You can’t visit the countries listed below without applying for a visa if you hold a Ghanian passport:

AfghanistanFinlandNew Zealand
AlbaniaFranceNorth Macedonia
AlgeriaGermanyNorway
AndorraGreeceOman
AngolaGuatemalaPanama
ArgentinaGuyanaPapua New Guinea
ArmeniaHondurasParaguay
Australia and territoriesHong KongPeru
AustriaHungaryPoland
AzerbaijanIcelandPortugal
BahamasIraqRomania
BelarusIrelandRussia
BelgiumIsraelSan Marino
BhutanItalySaudi Arabia
Bosnia and HerzegovinaJapanSerbia
BotswanaKazakhstanSlovakia
BrazilKiribatiSlovenia
BruneiNorth KoreaSolomon Islands
BulgariaSouth KoreaSpain
BurundiKosovoSri Lanka
CameroonKuwaitSudan
CanadaLaosSweden
Central African RepublicLatviaSwitzerland
ChadLebanonSyria
ChileLibyaTaiwan
ChinaLiechtensteinTajikistan
ColombiaLithuaniaThailand
Republic of the CongoLuxembourgTonga
Democratic Republic of the CongoMalawiTunisia
Costa RicaMalaysiaTurkey
CroatiaMaltaTurkmenistan
CubaMarshall IslandsUkraine
CyprusMexicoUnited Arab Emirates
Czech RepublicMoldovaUnited Kingdom and Crown dependencies
DenmarkMonacoUnited States
Dominican RepublicMongoliaUruguay
EcuadorMontenegroVatican
EgyptMoroccoVenezuela
El SalvadorNamibiaVietnam
Equatorial GuineaNauruYemen
EritreaNepal
EstoniaNetherlands

To get a valid visa for travel, then follow these steps: 

  • Step one: locate a visa office. The first step is to find a visa office or an official representative of your destination country in charge of issuing visas. This could be a consulate or embassy in Ghana or another administration authorized to issue visas. 
  • Step two: assemble the required documents. Once you know who is in charge of visas, you can prepare the required documents. The list of documents changes from country to country, and you will usually receive a complete list from the embassy/consulate. But, they generally ask you to provide the following: 
  • Step three: attend the visa interview. After your documents have been prepared, you have to make an appointment at the visa office to submit your application and attend a visa interview. Some embassies/consulate offices may ask you to pay the application fee the day of your interview, while others require you to pay the fee beforehand and provide proof of the payment- make sure you check with the visa office. 
  • Step four: get your visa. Once you submit your application, it will take a few months to process the visa request. Then if your visa is approved, you can continue with your travels. 

Please keep in mind to stay only while your visa is valid; staying after your visa expires comes with severe consequences such as hefty fines, deportation, or visa refusal (in the future). 

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