There are countries you just need your Ghanaian passport to travel to. You are not required to have a visa before you can enter these countries for either tourism or business.
Are you looking forward to moving out of Ghana or travelling across the world? In this article, you are going to discover the countries you can travel to visa-free as long as you have a Ghanaian passport.
You can travel to and stay in these countries for as long as 90 days, 30 days or as long as required. For a fun fact, Ghana is among visa-free countries due to its membership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) since July 2, 2019.
What it means is that Ghanaians can travel to these sister countries without visas and stay for as long as 90 days, the reverse is the same.
Unfortunately, Ghana is not visa-free to the United States of America USA. The USA has not included Ghana in its list of visa-free designated countries.
You will need to acquire a visa from the US Embassy in Ghana if you want to travel to the USA. Having a Ghanaian passport is not enough.
Countries you can visit visa-free (90) days
These are countries a Ghanaian passport holders can travel to without visas and stay for as long as 90 days
- Ivory Coast
- South Africa
- Sierra Leone
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Comoros Islands
- The Gambia
- Benin Republic
- Guinea Bissau
Countries you can visit visa-free (30) days
These are countries a Ghanaian passport holder can travel to without visas and stay for as long as 30 days.
- In Swaziland
Countries you can visit visa-free outside Africa (30) days
These are countries a Ghanaian passport holder can travel to with a visa. If you want to go beyond the shores of Africa, you should be considering these countries that you can travel to and stay for 30 days without a visa.
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Countries you can visit visa-free outside Africa (90) days
These are countries outside Africa a Ghanaian passport holder can travel to without visas and stay for as long as 90 days.
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
Other special countries a Ghanaian passport holder can travel to without a visa are:
- Iran (No visa required)
- Saint Lucia ( Visa not required for 6 weeks)
- Samoa (entry permit on arrival for 60 days)
- Fiji (visa-free for 4 months)
What are designated countries?
Designated countries are countries whose citizens are allowed to enter the US under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). Travellers from these countries can enter the US on transit, holiday travel and business trips without visas.
Unfortunately, Ghana is not part of the list of designated countries. Check the list below:
- Czech Republic
- New Zealand
- San Marino
- South Korea
- United Kindom UK
Countries you can visit with electronic visas 2021
You do not need to visit an Embassy and queue for visas…you present your electronic visa on your mobile device, the QR code is scan and you are good to go.
These are countries a Ghanaian passport holder with an electronic entry visa can visit in 2021.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Sao Tome and Principe
What you need to have when travelling visa-free from Ghana
These are what you need to do or have when travelling visa-free from Ghana. Requirements for visa-free travel from Ghana are:
- Valid health certificate
- Proof of return ticket
- Evidence of accommodation reservation
- A valid international passport (valid for at least 6 months)
- Evidence of basic travelling allowance