Joint meeting of the
Pan African Conference on Crystallography - PCCr2
The African Light Source - AfLS2

Visa Information and Entry Requirements for Ghana

All persons entering Ghana must be in possession of a valid passport or travel document establishing the identity of the holder.
A visa may be obtained from Ghana Embassies/High Commissions, Consulates or other Embassies authorized by the Government of Ghana to issue visas on her behalf. Visa applications may take between two (2) to three (3) weeks to process. Participants who require visas should endeavor to submit their visa application documents early. The cedi is the unit of currency in Ghana. The cedi is broken down into 100 pesewas. The best currencies to bring to Ghana are: US Dollars, Euros and British pounds. These will get you the best exchange rate at banks and foreign exchange bureaus. There are ATM machines available in major cities with accept Visa and MasterCard.

Visa Exculsions

Citizens of certain countries do not require a visa to enter Ghana. Please refer to the links below to see a full list of visa exclusion countries.
List of Countries that DO NOT REQUIRE visa (ECOWAS/AFRICA):


Visa Application Requirements

For citizens who require visas to enter Ghana, please make sure you have the following when applying:

Visa information for the purposes of this conference was obtained from the Ghana Immigration Service website. Read more

Visa requirements are subject to change and should be checked prior to traveling to Ghana, but at the time of writing visas are required by most nationalities and must be acquired in advance at a Ghanaian Embassy or High Commission in your country/region.


Please forward all travel/visa related enquires or concerns to the travel desk

Telephone: +233 (0)55 648 9089