Entry requirements and visa information for Ghana

  • A valid passport and an entry visa are required to enter Ghana
  • Visas are required by all except nationals of ECOWAS, Kenya and Singapore
  • Note: You may be refused entry on a passport that is due to expire within six months of your departure date
  • Travelers are expected to show certificates for yellow fever vaccination on arrival
  • The entry point to Ghana by air is the Kotoka International Airport, Accra. Transport will be provided to all attendees from the Airport to the hotel


  • The hotel will provide breakfast inclusive in the room rate
  • Lunch will be provided for registered participants at the conference venue and the cost is included in the conference package


  • Ghana’s low latitude and proximity to the equator give it a typically tropical climate
  • Accra is humid, and sunny
  • Cotton clothing would be appropriate
  • Average temperature in Accra is about 22 – 32 degrees Celsius in March


  • Attendees traveling with electrical appliances are encouraged to travel along with gadgets that operate on or are adaptable to 220/240 volts
  • Electricity outlets in Ghana accept 3-prong and 2-prong pins
  • British or continental European type plus or converters are recommended
  • More information can be found here


You are also advised to see your doctor well in advance of your travel so that you may discuss the need for anti-malaria precautions


  • The currency in use in Ghana is the Ghanaian Cedi
  • Accra offers a good network of banking and foreign exchange services
  • Credit cards are widely accepted at hotels and supermarkets