Ghana visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Ghanaian Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nigerians visiting Ghana can gain entry without a Visa, for stays up to 90 days, in line with Ghana's visa-exempt policy for ECOWAS citizens.
  • Tourists can extend their stay by applying for an extension at the immigration department in Ghana.
  • Though a Ghana visa is not required, travellers must still carry a passport valid for six months from the date of their arrival in Ghana. It is recommended that this passport has at least one blank page for entry stamp. 
  • Visitors below the age of 18, hoping to travel to Ghana must have a copy of their birth certificate as well as a signed travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Travellers entering Ghana with funds of up to $5,000 will need to declare it.
  • Tourists must have a return or onward ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds to cover their entire stay in Ghana. Proof a confirmed means of accommodation while in Ghana will also be asked.
  • Intending visitors can get to Ghana from any international airport in Nigeria. There is an international airport in Lagos and Abuja.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Nigeria to Ghana are Africa World Airlines, Arik Air and RwandAir.
  • The travel duration from Lagos to Accra, Ghana is 1 hour, and from Abuja, it is 1 hour, 50 minutes.
  • Getting around in Ghana is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes buses, taxis, minibuses, motorcycles and domestic flights.
  • Religion in Ghana consists majorly of Christianity, Islam and other indigenous religions. However, Christianity is the dominant faith.
  • Ghana is a multilingual country with about 80 languages being spoken. The official language is English, however, Akan remains the most spoken indigenous language.
  • Special delicacies in Ghana include jollof rice, waakye, banku and tilapia, fufu and goat light soup, etc.
  • Tourists in Ghana generally spend an average of $30 per day.
  • 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.
  • Ghana uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Nigeria is an hour ahead of Ghana.
  • The official currency in Ghana is the Ghanaian Cedi. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Ghana has a tropical climate. In the southwest, it is hot and humid, while in the north, it is hot and dry.
  • The best time to visit Ghana is usually during the dry season between November and March when the weather is the driest.  There is little or no rain within those months. 
  • Tourists are advised to be cautious as they go about their tourism-related activities while in Ghana.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ghana safe for tourist visit?
Ghana is a relatively safe and stable country with low crime rates. However, there are reports of occasional mugging, petty theft, etc., and visitors are advised to always remain cautious.
Philip Samuel Atiye

2 years ago

I am in Nigeria by January I am planning to travel to Ghana

Do I need a visa to travel to Ghana?
Nigeria citizens do not need a visa to travel to Ghana for stays of up to 90 days. They must, however, provide a passport valid for six months beyond the date of exit from Ghana.
Ariama Ndubuisi

2 years ago

Please if Pearson dat want to stay parmant did I need visa

What is the climatic condition in Ghana?
Ghana’s climate which is tropical, varies depending on the region of the country: warm and dry in the eastern coastal belt, hot and humid in the south-west, and in the north hot and dry.

What can visitors wear in Ghana?
Visitors in Ghana can go for more loose-fitting, light clothing, paired with functional foot-wears due to the country's hot weather.

When is the best time to visit Ghana?
The months between November and March is the best time to visit Ghana. During this period, there is less rainfall and every part of the country is accessible.

How is Telex network in Ghana??

Ghana has good network. Telex has high quality coverage

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Hello. Sir / madam. Please I want to apply for a Visa to Ghana Because I have a Nederland exam which I have to right there. Am in Nigeria right now. So I need a help how to go for it . Thanks.?

2 years ago

Help pls

Erik Timothy

2 years ago

Please help this my first time i want to travel to Ghana

Pls, I want to take my family to Ghana for their studies and is urgent and how is it possible without visa now, from Nigeria.?

The level of jobs opportunities in Ghana?

2 years ago

Please can I get driving jo in Ghana

Ali Chijioke

1 year ago

I need driving Job

What of people traveling in Ghana for education?

Please I want my children to continue their education in Ghana from Nigeria. How do I go about it??

Please I have wedding in Ghana so please how much is it for Nigeria to Ghana?

2 years ago

With 10k you can get to Ghana

How can I relocate with my kids from nigeria to ghana for a permanent stay?
Dike uchamma

2 years ago

How can I relocate to gana for permanent stay

How can I learn a furniture skills in Ghana as apprentice for six or nine month as a Nigerian?

How can I learn a furniture skills in Ghana as apprentice for six or nine month as a Nigerian?

How can I learn a furniture skills in Ghana as apprentice for six or nine month as a Nigerian?

Can I travel to Ghana with an international passport?
Boniface Eme

2 years ago

Is there money to pay to consular office for me to enter ghana

Please I like to visit Ghana from Nigeria nextweek Tuesday ( 19th October, 2021 ) for 5days holidays and would like to know what am expected to have aside passport? Thanks.?

Do I need covic19 test to travel to Ghana?

How can I get Ghana citizenship.?


Which type of work can I get in Ghana to do?

1 year ago

Which type of work can I get in Ghana to do

What if am going there to school?

Please how much does visa to Ghana cost? What's the process. For schooling purpose?

What are d procedures to travel with bus from lagos to ghana?

Please I'm planning to travel to Ghana and stay for 3 months, how will I do??

i really want a Ghana passport?

As a Nigerian staff nurse who had secured admission into a Ghana University to acquire Bachelor of Science Nursing for 2 years duration and have ECOWAS passport, do I still need Ghana visa ??

Can I get a Ghana visa in Nigeria on my British passport before traveling to Ghana?

Please I want to relocate to Ghana with my son to stay parmanently .how will I go about it thanks?

Can I travel to Ghana without and international passport but with my nin ??

My Nigerian pp has expired and I renewed it but got a piece of paper since they were out of booklet the day before I was traveling back to US. Can I use the renewed piece of paper to travel? Thanks?

as a Nigerian traveling from Dubai to Ghana for a holiday. what are the documents that are required of me??

Can I travel to ghana for a week if my passport is expiring in 5 months??

How long can I stay in Ghana with only my Nigerian passport?

Atlist how much will it cost me to go to Ghana from Nigeria?