Germany visa requirements for Ghanaians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Ghanaians visiting Germany

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a German Visa.


  • A valid passport/travel ID
  • Proof of financial resources to support you during your stay
  • Proof of accommodation (or at least proof of sufficient finances to cover accommodation costs)
  • Two current passport-sized photos
  • Medical/travel insurance
  • Travel itinerary
  • Letter of acceptance from university or place of study - for students
  • A bank receipt to prove payment of processing fee
  • Some embassies/consulates may also request a criminal record certificate.

Germany Visa for Ghanaians

Facts about Germany


Visiting Germany is a vacation worth taking for every traveler. Asides from being one of the safest travel destinations in the world, the country is rich in history, culture, outdoor activities, and of course its cities. The country is home to the world’s leading trade fairs, the ITB Berlin. Also, the Oktoberfest which takes place in Munich between September and October is one of the main events which draws a lot of tourists to the country. The Oktoberfest draws as much as 6 million tourists to the country yearly. Tourists in the country also have the liberty of engaging in winter sports like alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding, and cross-country skiing in various regions in the country.
 
Germany is the ninth most visited country in the world. In 2012, over 30.4 million international tourists visited the country bringing over $38 billion in international tourism. The tourism industry is responsible for contributing 4.5% of the German GDP and provides 2 million jobs. The number of visitors is expected to increase significantly in the years to come.

Types of Germany Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 days 90 days
Business visa 15 days 90 days
Student visa 15 days Variable
Work visa 15 days Variable

General Requirements for Germany Visa


  • A valid passport/travel ID
  • Proof of financial resources to support you during your stay
  • Proof of accommodation (or at least proof of sufficient finances to cover accommodation costs)
  • Two current passport-sized photos
  • Medical/travel insurance
  • Travel itinerary
  • Letter of acceptance from university or place of study - for students
  • A bank receipt to prove payment of processing fee
  • Some embassies/consulates may also request a criminal record certificate.

Germany Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

60.00 (EUR)

Work visa

60.00 (EUR)

Germany Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Ghana


Location

Address

Accra

No. 6, Kenneth Kaunda Road (former Ridge Street) North Ridge, Accra - Ghana

www.accra.diplo.de

info@accra.diplo.de

Phone: (+233) 302 21 10 00, (+233) 302 22 13 11

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency is used in Germany?
The German Mark (DEM), also known as the Deutsche Mark, was the official currency of Germany. It was replaced by the Euro in 1999. Deutsche Mark banknotes and coins stayed in circulation until 2002.

How safe is Germany to travel to?
Germany is a very safe country to travel to. Its crimes rates are low and the law is strictly respected. The most common form of crime you'll probably encounter is pick-pocketing or bicycle theft.

Is Germany a Schengen country?
Yes. You can certainly travel to Germany or any other countries in the schengen region with a Schengen visa.

What is the processing fee for a German visa?
Expect to pay an application fee of up to 60 Euros (or an equivalent in dollars).

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