FAQs

FAQs

Currently the mission does not offer such services

An Entry Visa will be issued to you but your duration of stay is determined by an Immigration officer at your port of entry to Ghana

No

Appointments can be booked whilst filling an online application form

If you are a National of one of the listed countries under the “Exempted Countries” list, you do not need a visa otherwise you require a visa to travel to Ghana.

We no longer provide paper copy of visa or passport application forms. Applicants are now required to fill their application fully online, print, sign and post or submit in person to the counter (Subject to appointment) at the Ghana High Commission office in Highgate Hill.

Please follow this link to apply for your Ghanaian visa or passport

For postal applications, applicants will need to submit their application with all required supporting documents via the post. Once processing is completed our courier company, DX courier will deliver to the mailing address provided on the forms.

There is no need to send self-addressed envelope with your application.

For counter applications, applicants will need to submit their forms and supporting documents to our office (counter service available only at our London office).

– FOR INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS

You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa and passport application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa or passport application and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your application with your visa or passport reference number, surname and date of birth.

– FOR GROUP/FAMILY APPLICATIONS (only applicable for visa application)

You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa application then click on Group/Family Booking. Retrieve visa application, enter Group Reference Number and Application Reference Number then retrieve application.

For Organizations enter your username and password and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your Group/Family application with your group reference number.

On STEP 5 under the requirement checklist click on `Add for Another applicant’

Applicants who miss their appointments can request to schedule a new appointment subject to availability through our Customer Support Hotline on 0203 302 2288 option 4 or email at myquery@ghanahighcommissionuk.com, and provide the correct visa or passport reference number, full name, date and time for new appointment (subject to availability).

Once visa forms and supporting documents have been posted to the Ghana High Commission office in Highgate Hill, you will be unable to make changes to your application. Kindly contact us through our customer support team on 0203 302 2288 option 4 or email: myquery@ghanahighcommissionuk.com to change mode of submission before posting document.

You will not be allowed to make changes on your application once it has been submitted online. To make amendments to your application after it’s been submitted online, contact us through our customer support team on 0203 302 2288 option 4 or email: myquery@ghanahighcommissionuk.com for application to be enabled for corrections.

The person submitting and collecting your visa or passport application on your behalf should come to our Highgate office with your appointment slip to submit, and a collection slip to collect. They should also have their ID and an authority note stating his/ her name in it.

A copy of the third party authorisation letter can be downloaded and printed when making your application online. However if you have already submitted your application we advise you write your own third party authorisation letter for the person submitting /collecting on your behalf.

Visa: Standard applications take a minimum of 7-10 working days from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate visa forms and the supporting document at Ghana High Commission office in Highgate Hill or the relevant consulate office.

Passport: 2 weeks, from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate passport forms and the supporting document at Ghana High Commission office in Highgate Hill.

The guarantor must be an adult living in the United Kingdom and a holder of a valid Ghanaian passport.

Applicants can renew their passport from six month ahead of its expiry.