GHANA VISA FOR JOURNALIST AND OR FILM CREW

  1. Passport Requirements: Provide your signed original passport book.  Please note: Your valid passport book must have at least six months of remaining validity and at least one blank page in it.  Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.

  2. Four (4) completed Visa Applications. Please note: improperly completed forms may delay the processing of your visa.  The signature on each Ghana visa application must be original.

  3. Four passport pictures in color, front view and with a plain/light background.

  4. Round trip air tickets and hotel reservation.

  5. Ghana Consular Fee and Visa Processing Options. See details.

  6. Letter of Authorization to process your visa.

  7. Complete the Customer Order Form.

  8. In the case of a visa request for a journalist and/or film crew who are covering an event or shooting a film in Ghana, the application shall take two weeks (14 days) for processing.  In addition, applicants in this category must complete an additional form indicating the nature of the coverage or project and equipment to be taken to Ghana. Upon arrival in Ghana, the applicant must call at the Information Services Department for accreditation.

  1. A business letter from the US Company, addressed to: Embassy of Ghana, Visa Section, Washington, D.C.  This letter must include the following information: 
    * Introduce the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, 
    * Nature of the business to be performed and employee number; 
    * Guarantee of return transportation and sufficient funds for the visit.  
    * The letter must be signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant.

  2. Letter of invitation from company to be visited in Ghana. This letter must explain the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel.  In addition, the letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and the company’s contact information.

Additional Requirements:

  • If you do not have any blank visa pages in your passport, you must first amend your passport to have pages added, or if your passport expires within six months, you must first renew your passport. Before you apply for a Ghana Visa please call us to assist you on how to obtain or renew your passport or add pages to your existing passport book. We can secure your visa using the added pages or new passport.
  • Non US-passport holders or Temporary foreign visitors with a valid US visa or foreign residents with legitimate status in the US may apply for a Ghana visa at the Ghana Embassy. Applicants in these categories must send a photocopy of their US Green Card, Work Permit, I-20 Form, valid US Visa, and valid ID.  The Embassy will decide whether to issue the visa on a case by case basis. The Embassy may ask the applicant to provide additional documents.
  • Applicants under the age of 18 (eighteen) MUST provide the following documents in addition to the standard requirements stated above:
    • Copy of Birth Certificate
    • Signed Letters of Consent by both parents
    • Photocopies of the parents' passports (bio-data page) or valid ID

 


Please send all the required documents to the address indicated below. Documents can be sent via courier service, FEDEX, UPS or Airport. In order to confirm that the documents have been sent and to track their arrival, please send us an e-mail to CustomerService@Passportdocs.com with your tracking number.

We are located in the heart of Washington, D.C. in close proximity
to 184 foreign Embassies and Consulates.

1717 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W. Suite 900 Washington, D.C. 20006
e-mail: CustomerService@passportdocs.com
Phone: (202) 223-7203 - Fax: (202) 223-7205 
Toll Free: 1-866-727-7362

 
   
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