Embassy of Ghana - Washington DC

Metro Closest Metro Stop:
Van Ness-UDC Travel
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Travel Phone: +1 (202) 686-4520

Travel Website: ghanaembassy.org

Travel Email: consular[at]ghanaembassy.org

Travel Pick Up Hours: Monday-Thursday, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Travel Drop Off Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - Noon

Travel Address: 3512 International Drive NW, Washington DC 20008.

Van Ness-UDC Metro Station on the Red Line of the Metro System is the closest station to the Embassy of Ghana. From the station, it is approximately a 9-minute walk to the Embassy. Use the map and directions shown below to find suggested routes.

Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC

From Van Ness-UDC Metro Station
Approximately 0.4 mile, 9 min
Travel Head southeast on Connecticut Ave NW toward Veazey Terrace NW.
Travel Turn right onto Van Ness St NW.
Travel Turn left onto International Dr NW.
Travel Destination will be on the right.

Quick Facts

Passport Validity
Six months beyond the date of entry.

Blank Passport Pages
One page required for entry stamp

Tourist Visa Required
For U.S. Citizens: Yes

World Health Organization (WHO) card with yellow fever vaccination

Currency Restrictions for Entry
Maximum of $5,000 USD

Currency Restrictions for Exit
Maximum of $5,000 USD

Can I Obtain My Visa for Ghana on Arrival?

Ghana does not offer a visa on arrival option for U.S. citizens. Ghana allows citizens of certain countries to obtain their visas upon arrival, but this does not apply to U.S. citizens. All U.S. citizens must have their Ghana visa before departing. If you arrive and do not have a visa, you will be denied entrance into Ghana.

What Types of Materials Support My Ghana Visa Application?

In order to apply for a visa to Ghana, you will need:

Travel Valid Passport
Travel Passport Photos that meet the requirements of the Embassy of Ghana
Travel Proof of Travel Arrangements
Travel Proof of the Yellow Fever Vaccine
Travel Properly completed Ghana Visa Application Form
Travel Money Order

Depending on your age and the purpose of your trip to Ghana, you may also need:

Travel Parental Consent Form
Travel Copy of Parents Passports
Travel Invitation Letter
Travel Hotel Confirmation
Travel Business Introduction Letter

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