Ghana visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Ghanaian Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Niger nationals intending to travel to Ghana are not required to apply for a visa 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 to freely import a moderate amount of tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, alcoholic drinks and wine, perfumes/eau de toilette but gifts are taxable.
  • Due to the outbreak of swine flu, all types of pork and its 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) hence, Niger is 1 hour ahead of Ghana.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Accra, Ghana is 1 hour, 38 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

On what side of the road are cars driven in Ghana?

Despite being a previous British colony, Ghanaians drive on the right-hand side of the road.

What is the hottest and coldest month in Ghana?

February is the hottest month in Accra with an average temperature of 28°C and the coldest is August at 24°C.

Is it safe to visit Ghana?

Ghana is currently a very safe, stable country with relatively low crime levels compared to other West African countries. But tourists are still advised to take precautions when visiting the country.