Visit the Embassy of Ghana website for the most current visa information.
Documentation of yellow fever vaccination is required for those over nine months of age upon arrival in Ghana.
Foreign nationals who are over six years old and who have been physically present in Ghana for a cumulative period of 90 days or more during a calendar year are required to register with the National Identification Authority (NIA). NIA will issue registered foreign nationals a Non-citizen Ghanacard. The Non-citizen Ghanacard will be necessary for all transactions that require identification, i.e. opening bank accounts, obtaining work permits, acquiring driver’s licenses, etc. A Non-citizen Ghanacard does not guarantee issuance of a local driver’s license if you are not resident in the country for a specific period of time.
A list of permanent registration centers, fee requirements and answers to frequently asked questions can be found on the NIA website.
The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Ghan