As of October 2023, the Ghanaian passport is ranked 150th in the world.
As a result, people of Ghana are able to visit 45 nations without a visa. Holders with a Ghanaian passport, however, must apply for a visa in advance in order to access the remaining nations.
Where Can Holders of a Ghanaian Passport Travel Visa-Free?
As of October 2023, Ghanaian passport holders can travel visa free to 45 countries and territories:
- British Virgin Islands
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Cook Islands
- Ivory Coast
- Sierra Leone
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- Trinidad and Tobago
For visa-free travels, you still must have a valid passport — usually six months after your departure date— and you must purchase travel health insurance as required by your destination country.
What Countries Issue eVisa to Ghanaian Citizens?
The following 16 countries issue eVisas for Ghanaian passport holders:
The process of getting an eVisa is more or less the same as applying for a traditional visa. However, in this case, you don’t have to visit a visa application center— you can submit your application online, including the visa payment.
After your application is approved, you will receive an email confirming your visa status along with a document you must print out and bring with you when crossing the border. Your visa will be registered online, but some officers may ask you for a physical copy of the permit; that is why it’s important to keep the copy on your person while traveling.
What Countries Issue Visa on Arrival to Ghanaian Passport Holders?
If you are a Ghanaian citizen, you can get a visa on arrival for the 19 countries listed below: