Ghana visa requirements for Angolans

Travel and visa requirements

Ghanaian Visa is not required for Angolans

Stay Duration: days

Entry Requirements

  • Angolan nationals intending to travel to Ghana can obtain a visa on arrival for a stay up to 30 days. 
  • All visitors are required to have purchased return or onward tickets.
  • Visitors aged 16 years old and more are allowed the free import of One pound of tobacco, 100 cigars, 400 cigarettes, or an appropriate mix of such quantities, One quart of alcoholic drinks and one quart of wine, Half a pint of perfumes and eau de toilette and Gifts are taxable.
  • Due to the outbreak of swine flu, all types of pork and pork products are not allowed to enter Ghana.
  • Visitors are required to pay a Traveler Service Charge upon departing from the airport.
  • Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinary certificate of good health and a certificate of vaccination against rabies issued in the home country. 
  • Pets are allowed to enter as visitor's luggage, as cargo, or in the cabin.
  • A visitor's luggage should be cleared at the first airport of entry in Ghana.
  • Visitors are allowed to possess local currency up to those amounts previously permitted to be exported out of the country so long as they are properly recorded in the passport or other travel documents. 
  • There are no restrictions on the possession of foreign currencies at departure provided the imported sums are declared upon arrival on the relevant currency declaration form
  • Ghana uses the Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) making Angola 1 hour ahead of Ghana.
  • The estimated flight time from Angola to Accra, Ghana is 4 hours, 4 minutes.
  • Transport in Ghana is accomplished by road, rail, air and water.
  • Ghana is a multilingual country with over eighty languages, English is recognised as the official language and lingua franca while Akan, of all the indigenous languages, is the most widely spoken.
  • The climate of Ghana is tropical. The eastern coastal belt is warm and comparatively dry, the south-west corner of Ghana is hot and humid, and the north of Ghana is hot and dry.
  • In Ghana, the power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Christianity is the largest religion in Ghana, with approximately 71.2% of Ghana's population being a member of various Christian denominations as of 2010 census.
  • Ghana is historically famous for its gold - It was previously called the Gold Coast. Now, Chocolate has probably taken over, with it being one of the key suppliers of Cocoa to the likes of Cadbury's. 
  • Ghana also has diamonds, oil and are large producers of many types of woods.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Ghana?

Ghana is currently a very safe, stable country with relatively low crime levels compared to other West African countries. Take sensible precautions but be assured it is quite safe.

What is the capital of Ghana?

Accra is the capital city of Ghana. The city has an area of 173 square km and had an estimated population of 2.27 million in 2012, which makes it the country's most populous city.

What should one wear in Ghana?

Ghanaian women wear both traditional and Western clothes and there are no restrictions on what can be worn. Just make sure your t-shirts or tops are long enough to cover your stomach. A skirt or loose-fitting pants are good in the heat and will protect you from the sun.

How can I make visa extensions in Ghana?
To extend your visa, you need to contact the Director of the Ghana Immigration Service. You may be granted a three-month extension provided you have proof of funds to support your  stay.