Visas for Ghana

PLEASE NOTE: You will be required to submit your passport to the consulate. You will NOT have access to your passport until the visa process is finished by the consulate. Please plan accordingly. The consulate will not release your passport until the visa process is finished.

ATTENTION: Foreign consulates do not accept demands from travelers. They do not work around a traveler’s time-frame, and may request additional documents not listed in the general instructions at any given time and circumstance without notice.

YELLOW FEVER WARNING: ln accordance with INTERNATIONAL SANITARY REGULATIONS all persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Do not submit your certificate together with visa application form. Keep it and present it at the port of entry in Ghana.

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STEP 1

Fill out your ONLINE forms and gather your required documents outlined below.

GATHER DOCUMENTS

Follow the instructions below. Pay close attention to the important notices!

STEP 2

Make an appointment so we can review, sort, prepare your documents and take your photos.

CALL FOR APPT:818.665.2051

If you already have your own passport-type photos, bring them with you. Otherwise we will take your photos.

STEP 3

Your visa application will be submitted to the foreign consulate the next business day.

SUBMIT APPLICATION

Should any additional requirements or demands from the consulate arise, we will communicate it to you immediately after we leave the consulate lobby.

STEP 4

We will collect your passport and visa from the consulate on the day scheduled by the consulate.

RECEIVE DOCUMENTS

Your visa & any other original documents will be at our office available for  pick up on the same day they are released by the consulate or shipped if requested.

Follow These Instructions to Obtain a Ghana Visa

FORMS must be typed-in and signed by hand, but they CANNOT be hand-written

DO NOT ship your documents to Arista Offices without first communicating with us.

DO NOT ship your materials for 8AM delivery unless instructed to do so.

Visa Requirements

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.
  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
An application for an official, business and student visa shall be submitted together with a letter of invitation from the principals in Ghana and/or in U.S.A.

The invitation letter must be printed on the company or school letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Ghana, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above), or the head of the principal’s office and stamped with the company or school seal. The letter must include the following information:

  • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title, course and class information.
  • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ghana.
  • Specify the type of activities in Ghana(i.e. meetings, contract negotiations, trade-shows, etc.).
  • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Ghana.
  • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.
  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2

  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

In the case of journalist and or film crew who are covering an event or shooting a film in Ghana, the application shall take two weeks (14 days) for processing. In addition, such an applicant shall complete another form to indicate the nature of coverage and equipment to be taken to Ghana. Upon arrival in Ghana, such applicant shall call at the Information Services Department for accreditation.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.

  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa

Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.

  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
Present your proof of US immigration status: Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, or advance parole originals.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.
  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2
  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.
An application for an official, business and student visa shall be submitted together with a letter of invitation from the principals in Ghana and/or in U.S.A.

The invitation letter must be printed on the company or school letterhead stationery, addressed to “The Consulate of Ghana, Visa Section”, and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above), or the head of the principal’s office and stamped with the company or school seal. The letter must include the following information:

  • Personal information of the applicant: name and job title, course and class information.
  • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.), the dates of the visit, and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ghana.
  • Specify the type of activities in Ghana(i.e. meetings, contract negotiations, trade-shows, etc.).
  • State who will bear the costs of the applicant’s accommodations in Ghana.
  • Please click here for a sample of a Business Letter.
Present your proof of US immigration status: Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, or advance parole originals.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.
  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa
Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.
  • Your passport MUST be valid for AT LEAST 6 MONTHS, counting from the day you leave Ghana.
  • Your passport MUST contain at least ONE blank, completely clear “VISAS” page (Amendments and Endorsement pages do not count).
  • Your passport MUST be signed.

Click here if your passport does NOT meet ALL of these requirements.

  • Click Here for the Visa Application Form (2 copies must be printed)

    IMPORTANT: PLEASE SIGN YOUR FORM EXACTLY AS YOU’VE SIGNED YOUR PASSPORT.

  • Professional passport-type photograph: 2

  • Copy of round trip or cruise-line tickets or tentative itinerary, printed from online vendor or travel agency letterhead.
  • If you have trouble printing your form or itinerary, you are welcome to email it as an attachment to us at info@aristavisa.com and we will be glad to print it for you at our office.

Present your proof of US immigration status: Your original permanent resident card (green card), I-94, or advance parole originals.
In the case of journalist and or film crew who are covering an event or shooting a film in Ghana, the application shall take two weeks (14 days) for processing. In addition, such an applicant shall complete another form to indicate the nature of coverage and equipment to be taken to Ghana. Upon arrival in Ghana, such applicant shall call at the Information Services Department for accreditation.
Type of visa Validity* Processing Embassy fee Service fee
Single entry up to 90 days 10 to 15 Business days $60 $160
3 to 5 Business days $100 $220
about 3 Business days $100 Call Us
Multiple entry up to 1-year 10 to 15 Business days $100 $160
3 to 5 Business days $200 $220
about 3 Business days $200 Call Us
  • Maximum validity refers to the period over which you are allowed to enter a given country.
  • All payments for Arista services and consulate fees must be made upfront prior to consulate submission.

  • Form Assistance – $30. Application form assistance and preparation.
  • Convenience – $10. For Money Order and/or Credit Card payments
  • Photo – $5. 1 set of passport-type photos for your visa

Shipping documents back to you:

  • Please provide us a return method for return shipments, such as an air-bill, credit card info, or a prepaid envelope.
  • Per your request, we may ship your documents back to you by FedEx only, and add our flat shipping charge to the total fee for the services provided to you.
  • Please CLICK HERE to visit our SHIPPING page for more info.


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Contact Information

(818) 665-2051 | info@aristavisa.com
2217 W. Olive Ave, Burbank, CA 91506

Business Hours

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 6 PM PST
Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM PST
Sun: Closed