Visa Options for Ghanaian Travelers (March 2024)

This article explores the different visa options available to Ghanaian passport holders as of March 2024.

Visa-Free Countries

Holders of Ghanaian passports can visit a growing number of countries without obtaining a visa beforehand. These destinations include:

  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados (and other Caribbean nations)
  • Many African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, etc.)
  • Southeast Asian nations (Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore)
  • And many more (see full list in the article)

eVisas: Apply Online for Convenience

For travel to certain destinations, Ghanaians can conveniently apply for an eVisa online. This eliminates the need to visit an embassy in person. Countries offering eVisas to Ghanaians include:

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahrain
  • Colombia (and several other South American nations)
  • India
  • Qatar
  • South Africa (and some neighboring countries)
  • See the full list for details

The application process for an eVisa is similar to a traditional visa, but it allows for online submission and payment. Upon approval, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a printable visa document to carry during travel.

Visa Upon Arrival: Obtain Visa at Your Destination

Similar to visa-free travel, some countries issue visas upon arrival at the airport. These visas may vary in cost and duration depending on your purpose of travel. Here are some destinations that offer visas upon arrival for Ghanaians:

  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Ethiopia (and several African nations)
  • Iran
  • Jordan (and some Middle Eastern countries)
  • Many island nations (Maldives, Seychelles, etc.)
  • See the full list for details

Remember: Always check the latest visa requirements with the embassy or consulate of your destination country before traveling. This information can change and may have exceptions.