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This is all you need to know about getting visa from the ghana embassy in dubai.

Guidelines on Application for Visa

ALL VISA APPLICANTS ARE STRONGLY ADVISED TO SUBMIT THIER APPLICATIONS AND PASSPORTS FOR VISAS TWO WEEKS TO ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE INTENDED DATE OF DEPARTURE.

Types of Visas issued are:
    A - Diplomatic
    B - Official
    C - Business
    D - Tourist
    E - Student
    F - Other

An applicant shall complete a visa application form with two (2) attached passport size photographs taken not more than three (3) months from the date of submitting the application.

An applicant should possess a return air ticket, which should be submitted upon request,  in the case of an application for tourist visa.

Applications for official, business and student visas shall be submitted together with a letter of invitation from the principals in Ghana and or in U.A.E. Please include an NOC  for business visa request.

An application for a visa shall take not more than two (2) working days to process.

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.

When an application for a visa is turned down, the visa-issuing officer is not obliged to offer any explanation. An applicant may however re-apply for a review. 

NOTE: APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE THEIR PASSPORTS AS PART OF THEIR APPLICATIONS, AS ALL VISAS, IF ISSUED, ARE INSERTED INTO THE PASSPORTS.

Visa Fees
Cash payments: Please do not mail cash. 

ECOWAS citizens (Economic Community of West African States) Gratis

      Note: Visa fees have been reviewed to take effect as from 1st March, 2013 as follows:

Single Entry Visa (Tourism/Business) - AED300.00
Fast Track  (within 24hours)             - AED400.00
Multiple Entry (3 months)                 - AED500.00
Fast Track)                                     - AED600.00
Multiple Entry (6 months)                 - AED600.00
Fast Track)                                     - AED900.00
Multiple Entry (1 Year)                     - AED1000.00
Fast Track                                      - AED1200.00
Single Entry (Transit)                       - AED200.00
Fast Track                                      - AED300.00

NOTE: If mailed a visa might take longer than forty eight (48) hours to reach the applicant.

Visa application fees are non-refundable.

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.

Submit the following documents:
    Completed visa application form - Download Form
    Valid passport for at least six (6) months (Before Expiration)
    Evidence of financial support or letter of invitation from host in Ghana
    Visa Fee -  cash
    Two passport-size photographs of applicant. Should be taken at least within the last three months (Very Important)
    Affix each photograph with glue on the top right comer of the application form.
    Applications submitted by mail must be accompanied by prepaid self-addressed overnight, trackable envelope ( FEDEX) for return of passports. Only requests accompanied by certified prepaid return envelopes will be processed.
    Send the completed application to:

        The Consular Section
        Villa 11, 36ST, Jaffilliya,
        Dubai, UAE

These guidelines are subject to change as may be directed by the competent authorities in Ghana and apply to the Consulate General Office in Dubai.

For further information please call:
(971) 4 3987799 or e-mail: [email protected]

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