Travel restrictions due to COVID-19: Ghana –

This article was written on June 14, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend that you check the latest travel requirements before booking your trip as covid rules are constantly updated.

Can I enter Ghana?

Ghana is open to foreign tourists. However, there are still some COVID-19 restrictions in place in Ghana. Before traveling to Ghana, complete Health declaration form within 72 hours prior to travel.

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Can I enter Ghana if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Ghana if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if at least 14 days have passed since the completion of the vaccination course.

As of April 2022, five vaccine products have been approved in Ghana:

  • pfizer
  • Satellite B
  • Art Nouveau
  • Oxford/Astra Zeneca
  • Johnson and Johnson

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • Certificate confirming your vaccination status

Can I enter Ghana if I am not vaccinated?

Please note that unvaccinated foreign travelers are not allowed into Ghana due to COVID-19.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • Negative PCR test result received no more than 48 hours before arrival
  • Proof of payment for an antigen test upon arrival in Ghana

Can I leave Ghana?

You can leave Ghana. Make sure you check your destination country’s requirements for COVID-19 testing for vaccinated travelers. Some countries still require tests.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • Document confirming vaccination status

Please check all document language requirements, included data, and approved vaccines for your destination in advance.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (not older than 180 days before the day of crossing the border of a particular country) gold
  • Negative test result for COVID-19 (the relevant period and type of test may vary, please refer to the requirements of the country of destination)

Current COVID-19 situation in Ghana

As of April 2022, international travel to Ghana has become safer compared to previous months. However, please follow the basic COVID-19 restrictions that are still in place to keep you safe.

frequently asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Ghana now?

Ghana is currently a relatively safe place. However, your journey will be safe if you follow the basic rules:

  • Wearing masks in public places
  • Social distancing

Is Accra open for travel now?

Accra is open for travel. It is possible to visit the main sights of the city if you follow the national rules.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Ghana?

You will only be required to self-isolate for seven days if you test positive when you arrive in Ghana (mainly for unvaccinated travelers).

How to get a medical card to travel to Ghana?

Foreign guests can use Health declaration form digitize all required COVID-19 documents when traveling to Ghana.

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