Visa-free countries for Ghana passport, which countries are visa-free for a Ghana passport?

Ghana passport holders can go visa-free, or can get a visa on arrival, in countries like Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and Iran. Ghanaian passport holders do however require a visa to enter some countries like Thailand, Turkey, Russia and the whole European Union.
Ghana is also part of Ecowas, Economic Community of West African States, therefore a Ghanaian passport gives you visa-free access to most countries in West Africa.

Visa-free countries for Ghana passport

Ghana passport holders can enjoy visa-free travel to many countries and territories. If you have a Ghanaian passport, you can visit the following destinations without a visa:

  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cape Verde
  • Cook Islands
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Dominica
  • Eswatini
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Grenada
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Indonesia
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Uganda
  • Vanuatu
  • Zimbabwe

Visa on arrival for Ghana passport

Ghana passport holders can obtain visa on arrival in the following countries and territories:

  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Comoros
  • Ethiopia
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Nicaragua
  • Palau
  • Saint Lucia
  • Samoa
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tuvalu
  • Zambia

Visa online for Ghana passport

Ghana passport holders are required to obtain an e-visa or an eTA, electronic travel authorization, before arriving in the following countries and territories.

eTA, electronic travel authorization

  • Pakistan

e-visa, online visa

  • Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahrain
  • Colombia
  • Djibouti
  • Ecuador
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • India
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Moldova
  • Myanmar
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • Suriname
  • Tajikistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan

Visa required for Ghana passport

Citizens of Ghana need to get a visa before traveling to these countries and territories:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guam, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mayotte, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, North Korea, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Maarten, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, and Yemen.


Sources: Visa Index Ghana passport

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