• GHANA - BUSINESS VISA

    The application process
    This page deals with the application process in the UK for a Ghana business visa. Please read carefully through the entire page as additional documents may be required of you depending on your circumstances.

How To Make An Application



Download the visa form

Download the visa application form from this web page. The form can be downloaded by clicking here. You can then save it to your computer.

Download Application

Fill out form by hand

Print out and begin filling in the form with a black pen. If you have any questions regarding the form, please call us for advice free of charge. We are more than happy to help you.

Send it to us

Send the application and your passport to us along with any additional documents mentioned on the form. It is best to post it using a secure service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery or another courier company.

What To Include In An Application

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1. Passport

Valid for 6 months beyond intended stay with two blank pages facing each other.




2. Two identical passport size photos

Taken on a white background





3. One visa application form








4. Original UK company letter

Confirming purpose of the visit and employees position in the company. The letter must state whether the request is for a business 6 month multiple entry, business one year multiple entry or a single entry visa.



5. Letter of invitation

From the company in Ghana stating the name of the applicant and purpose of journey. Letter must be on company letter headed paper and be signed by a person in authority.




6. Yellow fever certificate









VISA APPLICATION FORM


Download, print & fill out the form.

The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen.
Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting.
If a question does not apply, please put 'N/A'. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.

GHANA BUSINESS INVITATION

Your application will need to include a business invitation from a valid company in Ghana.

A formal letter from a business in Ghana with full company address and contact details. This must be addressed to The Ghana High Commission UK, 3 Stratford Place W1C 1AS, London UK on the company’s letter headed paper stating your :

Ghana Business Visa - Businesss Invitation

  • Full name as seen on passport
  • Passport number
  • Date of birth
  • Dates of visit
  • purpose of visit
  • Where you will be travelling
  • Length and type of visa requested
  • Nationality

GHANA - BUSINESS VISA - PRICES

Single entry

£318

3 months Next day

Single entry

£238

3 months 2 weeks

Multi entry

£358

6 months Next day

Multi entry

£278

6 months 2 weeks

Multi entry

£408

1 Year Next day

Multi entry

£328

1 Year 2 weeks



NOTE : If it is important for you that the application begins processing at the embassy the day we receive it then we need to receive the application between 9.00am and 9.30am on a working day. If we receive the application outside of this window then the application can not be submitted until the next working day.

PHOTOGRAPHS

You will need two photographs

Please supply two photograph with your application. It does not need to be affixed to the application, but just left loose in the envelope along with the rest of documentation.

Dimensions

Your photograph needs to be exactly 45x35mm. This is the standard passport photograph size and can be obtaining from the majority of the photo booths in the country.

Recent

The photo needs to have taken with the last 3 months. If you use the same photograph that is in your passport then your application would not be accepted.

Print

The photo-print should be clear and with a continuous tone and printed on proper photographic paper.


YOUR PASSPORT

Is it acceptable?

The embassy has strict guidelines regarding what they consider to be an acceptable passport. If they deem it unacceptable the application will be aborted and you may lose your application fee.

It should also meet the following conditions:

Valid from/to 6 months

The passport should be valid for at least another 6 months. If it is due to expire before then, you will need to get a new passport. Additionally, if the passport was issued less than 6 months ago, you will need to include your previous passport with the application.


Free pages

The passport needs to have two completely free pages facing each other in order that the visa can be stamped in. If you do not have two pages side by side then you will need to get a new passport.



Country : UK passport

You must hold a valid UK passport in order to apply under the standard conditions. If you hold another type of passport, please see the additional documentation section on this page to find out what else you need to include.



POSTING THE APPLICATION

Where to post it?

When you have gathered all of the required documents together you can send the application to us by any method you wish. We recommend using Royal Mails special delivery services or if you prefer another courier service that’s fine too. If you live close by, you can consider bringing it in to our offices in person. Regardless of the method, if we receive the application before 9.20am on a week day, we can begin processing that day. You should send the full visa application package to :

Visa 24 36 Old Jewry, 6th Floor,
Becket House, London EC2R 8DD

PAYMENT METHODS -

3 ways to pay

There are three different ways you can pay for your visa application as listed below. Please note that we submit your application as soon as we receive it so whichever payment method you choose it will not have an impact on the application process. There may be a delay in emailing the invoice to you but this doesn't impact on the delivery time.

1. CASH

You can include cash with your application when you are sending the application forms to us. You would find the appropriate amount on the order form.




2. CHEQUE

You can include a Cheque or Postal Order with your application when you are sending it to us. If so, please make it payable to Visa24.




3. BANK TRANSFER

You can pay by BACS bank transfer while your application is being processed. If you choose this option, we shall invoice you once we have received your application and you make the payment while the embassy considers your request.

1. Shipping

Shipping is the most common way for us to return passports and visas to our customers. Please note that shipping times are not included in visa turn-around times and that all passports despatched on Fridays will be delivered the following Monday unless a Saturday service is specified and paid for. Here is a list of the postal services you can choose from:

Shipping Service Additional cost
Royal Mail Special Delivery Next Day £ 10
Royal Mail Special Deliver Next Day with Consequential Loss £ 16
Royal Mail Special Delivery Next Day (9am delivery) £ 20

2. Collection

You can opt to either collect the passport and visa yourself from our offices, have a colleague collect it on your behalf or hire a courier company to do so. If you do select this option, then please mention the details on the order form when sending the application to us.

3. Return envelope

If you wish you can include a stamped, addressed envelope with your application. This way you select which postal service you would like. Please note that if it is this option that you select then our staff can provide little assistance in the tracking of your passport and visa back to you. If you use a normal postal service (like 1st class), you leave your documents open to theft.

FAQ

  • Cash : You can pay by cash upon submission or collection of your passport. You can also send us the cash payment with your application, we would then recommend sending this via recorded mail.
  • Cheque: You can include a cheque or postal order with the application making it payable to VISA 24.
  • Bank Transfer: You or your company can pay by bank transfer by choosing ?Bank Transfer? on the payment options on our order form. You will then receive an email from us with our bank details and an itemised invoice.
  • If we receive your application by 9.45 then it will be submitted the same day.
  • This would then be the first processing day in the process.
  • If you are sending your package with Royal Mail, you must use the 9am delivery option for the application to go in the same day.
  • This is dependant on your choice of visa. please refer to our visa list for more details on our selection of visa types and validity periods.
  • Double Entry Visas allow you to enter twice within 6 months whilst Multiple Entry Visas are valid for either 6 months or 12 -24 months starting from the date it was issued.
  • Single Entry Visa means that you are allowed to enter the country once and Multiple Entry Visa means you can enter the country multiple times from the date your visa starts until the date your visa expires.
  • You will need to send us a valid passport.
  • The visa will be applied to your passport, so please make sure you have 2 free pages on your passport before you apply.
  • You are advised to send your application by a secure method such as Special Delivery or courier.
  • For urgent service, you must get your passport to us before 9:00 am using Royal Mail 9:00 am Special Delivery, courier of your choice, or you can drop off your application in person.
  • We are unable to submit your application to the Embassy after 10:00 am.
  • You will find the delivery options on the order form.
  • You can either collect it from our offices or have a courier/friend pick it up.
  • This is a total of the processing time and the delivery time combined.
  • If you use normal turnaround you should expect your passport back within a week and a half.
  • If you travel in less than 14 days, please use the Express Service.
  • Yes, it is all inclusive, there are no extra costs except those ones stated on our website and order form.
  • Our Prices include the Embassy Fee, Service Fee and VAT.
  • However you will need to pay for the delivery option of your choice.
  • If you want your passport returned to you sent by post, please see our order form for more options.
  • Send us an email at info@visa24.co.uk. Include your postal address or fax number in your request and we will send you the form.
  • Alternatively call us free of charge on 08000845037 Mon-Fri 9am ? 5.30pm.
  • If you should cancel your application after it has been submitted, it can take up to 3-4 days for the embassy to release it.
  • Please note that Visa24 will not charge a service fee for a cancelled application, however fees charged by the Embassy will still apply.
  • If you have problems with the online visa application form you can download and fill the PDF visa application form provided.

NOTE

Visa24 is not affiliated with the government of Ghana. If you want to apply for a visa directly with the Ghana Embassy, you can make an appointment to go in person.

Click here for the Ghana Embassy website in the United Kingdom.