Ghanaian Passport Holders – 42 Visa-Free Countries

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Ghana shares the same passport with ECOWAS, Economic Community of West African States, member states. This makes it possible for Ghanaian passport holders to travel to other ECOWAS member countries without visa requirement or e-visa. Nevertheless, there are other several countries Ghanaian passport holders can travel to without the requirement of visa, while there are some that require e-visa. However, to travel to the remaining countries, Ghanaian passport holders must apply for a visa beforehand.

Brief Facts About Ghanaian Passport

As at March 2024, according to Passport Index, Ghanaian passport global rank is 63. Ghana issues three types of passports:

Contemporary – Issuable to all citizens and non-citizen nationals and valid for ten years from the date of issue. The cover colour is hunter green.

Service – Issuable to officials attached to government institutions who travel on official business. The cover colour is cadet grey

Diplomatic – Issuable to Ghanaian diplomats accredited overseas and their eligible dependents. The cover colour is auburn.

In Ghana, citizens of any age, including infants and children, are eligible to apply for a passport. There is no specific minimum age requirement for obtaining a passport in Ghana.

42 Visa-free Countries for Ghanaian Passport Holders

This post will be providing information on the visa free countries and the countries that requires e-visa or visa on arrival. Furthermore, this post explain what an e-visa is and reveals how you can apply for an e-visa to Ghana.

CountryContinentVisa info
BahamasNorth Americavisa-free/90 days
BangladeshAsiavisa-free/90 days
BarbadosNorth Americavisa-free/180 days
BelizeNorth Americavisa-free
BeninAfricavisa-free/90 days
Burkina FasoAfricavisa-free
Cape VerdeAfricavisa-free
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)Africavisa-free/90 days
DominicaNorth Americavisa-free/180 days
EswatiniAfricavisa-free/30 days
FijiOceaniavisa-free/120 days
GambiaAfricavisa-free/90 days
GrenadaNorth Americavisa-free/90 days
GuyanaSouth Americavisa-free/90 days
HaitiNorth Americavisa-free/90 days
JamaicaNorth Americavisa-free
KiribatiOceaniavisa-free/90 days
MalawiAfricavisa-free/90 days
MauritiusAfricavisa-free/90 days
MicronesiaOceaniavisa-free/30 days
MozambiqueAfricavisa-free/30 days
PhilippinesAsiavisa-free/30 days
RwandaAfricavisa-free/90 days
Saint Kitts and NevisNorth Americavisa-free/90 days
SenegalAfricavisa-free/90 days
Sierra LeoneAfricavisa-free
SingaporeAsiavisa-free/30 days
South AfricaAfricavisa-free/90 days
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesNorth Americavisa-free/90 days
Trinidad and TobagoSouth Americavisa-free
UgandaAfricavisa-free/90 days
VanuatuOceaniavisa-free/30 days
ZimbabweAfricavisa-free/90 days

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29 E-visa Countries for Ghanaian Passport Holders

CountryContinentVisa requirements
BoliviaSouth Americavisa on arrival /e-visa/90 days
BurundiAfricavisa on arrival/30 days
CambodiaAsiavisa on arrival /e-visa/30 days
ComorosAfricavisa on arrival/45 days
Congo (Dem. Rep.)Africae-visa/90 days
DjiboutiAfricavisa on arrival /e-visa/90 days
Equatorial GuineaAfricae-visa
EthiopiaAfricavisa on arrival /e-visa/90 days
GabonAfricae-visa/90 days
IndiaAsiae-visa/30 days
IranAsiavisa on arrival /e-visa/30 days
JordanAsiavisa on arrival /e-visa
LebanonAsiavisa on arrival/30 days
MacauAsiavisa on arrival/30 days
MadagascarAfricavisa on arrival/90 days
MalaysiaAsiae-visa/14 days
MaldivesAsiavisa on arrival/30 days
MauritaniaAfricavisa on arrival
NicaraguaNorth Americavisa on arrival/30 days
PalauOceaniavisa on arrival/30 days
Saint LuciaNorth Americavisa on arrival/42 days
SamoaOceaniavisa on arrival/90 days
South SudanAfricae-visa
SurinameSouth AmericaeVisa/90 days
Timor-LesteAsiavisa on arrival/30 days
TuvaluOceaniavisa on arrival/30 days
UzbekistanAsiaeVisa/30 days
Viet NamAsiae-visa/90 days
ZambiaAfricavisa on arrival /e-visa/90 days

What is an e-visa and how can you have one?

An e-visa is a kind of visa that can be obtained online. With this type of visa, there is no need of going to the embassy for the application process. When applying for e-visa, you submit all documents and make payment online. For visa’s approved, you will need to print out necessary documents that you will need to present when entering the visiting country of your interest. In most cases, e-visa are always issued for temporary stay, such as
Tourist visa.
Business visa.
Medical visa.
Transit visa.
When applying students visa, work of family visa, visiting the embassy or consulate will be required.

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