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Ghana is a beautiful African country that requires both a valid U.S. passport and travel visa to enter. Once you’re there – make a beeline for the beaches!


Labadi Beach
Located in Accra, this beautiful beach has not only a great view but parties around bonfires, horseback riding, street food, live music, and dancing.


Anomabo Beach Resort
The Anomabo Beach Resort located in the Central Region boasts some of the cleanest sands in Ghana for guests and enjoy the seafood – freshly caught and served daily.


Busua Beach Resort
The Busua Beach Resort in the Western Region is a place for both business travelers and tourists. It’s an escape from the city and has a quiet elegance.


Bojo Beach
This is a beautiful destination for relations, a wedding, or just chilling by the ocean. It’s just 3 miles from the center of Accra and even more fun to travel to on horseback!

Ghana is a beautiful African country with a lot to see and do. Densely forested nature walks to gorgeous beaches – there’s a little something for everyone. The following are five fun ways to explore Ghana.

1. Go Shopping
There are numerous open air markets to shop at in Ghana. One of the best is the Kejetia Market in Kumasi. You can sample exotic foods, see arts and crafts, and browse vibrant displays of Kente cloth and Ashanti sandals. This is a great place to practice your bargaining skills with over 10,000 vendors. Want more of a “mall” experience? Accra has a large mall ready and waiting.

2. Experience Nature at Her Finest
Kakum National Park has lush forests and beautiful birds. Lake Bosumtwi is surrounded by picturesque mountains and usually isn’t too crowded.

3. Experience History
Ghana is filled with history. From Cape Coast Castle and Elmina Castle that stands as stark reminders of the horrors of the slave trade. These buildings were final destinations for captured Africans who became slaves in the New World. In the Asante Buildings, you can explore and learn the story of the Ashanti (Asante) Kings.

4. Go to the Beach
Bojo Beach in Accra is known for its breaking waves and beautiful views. Another great beach is Labadi Pleasure Beach also located in Accra.

5. Don’t Just Eat, Learn to Cook It
Anyone can go to another country and enjoy the food. At the Global Mamas Cultural Workshops in Cape Coast, Ghana, you can learn to cook Ghanaian cuisine. They also offer classes in dancing, drumming, batiking fabrics, and head wrapping.

When you’re ready to go, you’ll need a passport and visa, talk to us about expediting both and spend your free time planning your time in Ghana.

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) iGhana is one of the travel visas we handle most often.
Here are some of the most common questions travelers have about the process.

How long may I stay in Ghana on a travel visa?
The current maximum stay is 30 days.

I don’t understand which what it means by type of travel visa to Ghana.
There are two types of travel visas for entry to the country. Whichever visa you choose depends on the reason for your visit. You will need to either choose a business class visa or a tourist visa.

What days can Texas Tower process my Ghana visa?
We can process your Ghana application for a travel visa Monday through Thursday. The embassy is closed on Friday.

Is the application for a Ghana visa available online.
Yes, you can access it through Texas Tower here.

Do I need to provide a passport photo with my application?
Yes you will need to provide two passport photos with your Ghana visa request.

Will I need a blank visa page for my Ghana trip?
Yes, Ghana requires that you have one blank visa page available. Talk to us if you need additional pages, as you will now need to renew your passport.

Are there any additional elements someone who does not hold a U.S. passport needs to provide for the Ghana visa request?
Non-USA passport holders must provide a copy of green card or US Visa and I-94

Will I need to include a copy of the airline schedule for my trip to Ghana?
Yes, you will need to include one copy of flight itinerary for both business and tourist travel visas.

For business trips, is a host required?
Yes, you will need to submit proof of an invitation from a host in Ghana.
A company letter on your company letterhead is also required. If you need help, we can assist you here with drafting your business letter.

Are any vaccinations required for travel to Ghana?
Yes, currently you are required to be immunized against yellow fever and cholera.

What about travel warnings for Ghana?
The U.S. State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the U.S. Embassy in their destination country. This registration will automatically enroll travelers in the State Department travel warning and advisory program.

If you have any other questions – just ask us! You can contact our offices at 713-874-1420 ask us on Facebook.

Things to Know Before Your First Visit to Ghana

1. Never been to Ghana before? Check any preconceived notions you have about Africans at the door. You’ll be pleasantly surprised.

2. Don’t photograph people unless you ask politely. It’s considered rude to point and click at locals going about their daily lives without permission. Most Ghanians will happily pose for photos if approached politely.

3. Did you know the average Ghanian speaks 3 languages including English by age 8? Rest assured you shouldn’t have any issues being understood.

4. Learn some useful Twi phrases so you can speak to locals. It’s considered respectful for travelers to at least try. Here are several to get you started.
english phrase         Twi phrase                [pronunciation] 1.How are you?      Wo ho te sɛn?         [woe HOE teh SANG] 2.I am doing well   Me ho yɛ.                  [mih HOE yeh] 3.What’s up?            Ɛte sɛn?                     [eh-teh SANG] 4.I’m fine.                   Ɛyɛ.                              [eh-yeh] 5.Yes.                           Aane.                           [aah-NIH]/[ayn] 6.No.                           Dabi.                             [deh-BEE] 7.Good morning. Maakye.                      [mah CHEE] 8.Good afternoon. Maaha.                     [mah HÃ] 9.Good evening   Maadwo.                    [mah JWO]

5. You probably already have a list going of places you want to visit in Accra. Talk to the locals and find particular places of interest. Yes, there are tourist venues, but see Ghana as the people who live there see it to really experience it.

Texas Tower is your one-stop passport and travel visa venue. You can skip the trip to the embassy for your travel visa and we can expedite your passport. Call us with any questions 713-874-1420.

Planning a trip to Ghana? You will need a travel visa to enter the country if you’re visiting for business or tourism purposes.  The good news is we can get your travel visa in 1-2 working days if you need it expedited.

We have put together a handy list for obtaining both business and tourism class travel visas.  Just gather the required documents and we can do the rest for you. Best of all, you’ll save a trip to the consulate. We do the legwork for you.
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Ghana.clipular (1)Travel tips
It’s not a constant rule, but Ghana frequently requires a yellow fever vaccination for travelers over nine months of age. We can check to see if it is required at the time of your travel.

For travel warnings, the State Department has a portal for Ghana-issued travel warnings.

Sights to see in Ghana
Here is a fantastic overview of just a slice of what you can see in Ghana from the official tourism board.

Let us make your trip to Ghana easy as possible, leave the acquisition of your visa to us! Get started here at our Ghana visa page.

 

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The Republic of Ghana attracts tourists because it offers so much to see and do in a stable country.

Rich in history and natural resources with breathtaking beaches and interesting geological formations such as the lake formed by a meteor impact crater, Lake Bosumtwi.

Lake Bosumtwi
Lake Bosumtwi -source Wikipedia.org

If you are a United States citizen, you will need to have a travel visa to enter Ghana for either business or tourism purposes. We can expedite and handle the processing of your paperwork for you, saving you a trip to the consulate. Get your Ghana visa here. 

Passport Requirements for Ghana
You will need your physical passport with 6 months validity beyond trip completion and one blank visa page.

Any Additional Requirements for Business Travel to Ghana?
Yes, An invitation from a host in Ghana is now required.

Immunizations for Ghana
By law, visitors to Ghana must have a written proof of vaccination against yellow fever. It is a disease carried by mosquitoes and prevalent in the country. The CDC also recommends that you should be vaccinated against typhoid, hepatitis A, and diphtheria. Also discuss with your physician receiving anti-malaria medication that will guard against the particular strains of malaria in this country. Ghana has several resident strains of the disease including a chloroquine-resistant strain of malaria.

What About Money in Ghana?
The currency used is the Ghana Cedi (GH₵ ). The Ghana Cedi equals 10,000 old cedis (the old currency discontinued in 2007 when the current change was made). It is important to carefully note if you’re looking at GH₵ or simply cedi pricing. Just ask the merchant if the price is new or old cedis before you buy. Some hotels accept USD but not many, it is very easy to exchange euros and dollars for GH₵.

If you have any questions about getting your travel documents to Ghana, contact us today.