Common Questions asked, answered right here

Q: Do I need a visa to visit Ghana?

Depending on your citizenship, the stability of that country and the duration and reasons for your stay you may need to obtain a visa before traveling to Ghana.

Entry visa Applications are received on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10hrs to 13hrs. It takes four (4) working days to process applications however, an emergency visa which, attracts double the normal fee, may be processed in the same day.

With effect from 15th February, 2011, all first-time visa applicants must submit their applications at the embassy in person.

Non Dutch Passport holders with a valid residence permit must submit a current original extract (not older than 6 months) from your municipal population registry. (Uittreksel uit het gemeentelijke basisadministratie persoonsgegevens; GBA)

Q: What is the official language of Ghana

More than 250 languages and dialects are spoken in Ghana. English is the country’s official language and predominates government and business affairs. It is also the standard language used for educational instruction.

Q: What is the population of Ghana?

The population of Ghana is about 25 million

Q: What is the currency of Ghana?

The cedi (currency sign: ¢; currency code: GHS) is the unit of currency of Ghana. One cedi is divided into one hundred pesewas. The present cedi was introduced on July 3, 2007, and was equal to 10,000 old cedi when redenomination saw four zeros lopped off the value. It was the highest valued currency unit issued by sovereign countries in Africa in 2007.