Open with restrictions

Ghana Travel Restrictions

30.53% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 29.91% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Ghana.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Ghana without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Ghana for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Ghana entry details and exceptions

This entry restriction does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers, travelers under the age of 18 and unvaccinated or partially vaccinated Ghanaians and residents of Ghana.

Temperature screening is required for all passengers on arrival.


Outgoing travel to GhanaTravelling from India to Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 48 hours before departing to Ghana.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken from a Trusted Travel accredited laboratory. Travelers must validate their test results through the African Union Trusted Travel or the UNDP Global Haven systems before travel. This requirement does not apply to fully vaccinated travelers, travelers under the age of 10, and residents of Ghana who depart Ghana and return within 1 week, these travelers must take a test on their arrival back in Ghana.
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated Ghanaian citizens and residents must take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Ghana. Travelers must pay for the test online before travel and show proof of payment before boarding the plane and on arrival in Ghana. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 18 and fully vaccinated travelers.
All unvaccinated or partially vaccinated Ghanian citizens and residents will be offered a COVID-19 vaccine on arrival provided by the Government of Ghana.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Ghana.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 on their test on arrival in Ghana must quarantine for 7 days at a designated health facility.
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated Ghanaians and residents of Ghana must quarantine at home for 7 days or get vaccinated after their arrival in Ghana.
Documents
All travelers are required to complete a health declaration form no more than 3 days before traveling to Ghana.
To visit Ghana for Business or Tourism, you require a visa. A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center. Visit the government website for details.

Return travelReturning to India from Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Ghana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Ghana are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Ghana

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

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