Ghana visa requirements for Zimbabweans

Travel and visa requirements

Ghanaian Visa is not required for Zimbabweans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nationals of Zimbabwe can visit Ghana without a visa, for stays up to 90 days.
  • Visitors from Zimbabwe can extend their stay by applying for an extension at the immigration department in Ghana.
  • Although a Ghana visa is not required to gain entry, 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.
  • Tourists must have a return back to Tanzania or onward ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds to cover their entire stay in Ghana.
  • Visitors under 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.
  • Zimbabweans entering Ghana with funds of up to $5,000 will need to declare it.
  • Intending visitors can get to Ghana from any international airport in Zimbabwe. There is an international airport in Harare and Bulawayo.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Zimbabwe to Ghana are British Airways, Kenya Airways, South African Airways and Ethiopian Airways.
  • The flight duration from Harare to Accra, Ghana is 10 hours, 30 minutes and from Bulawayo, it is 11 hours, 5 minutes.
  • The official currency used in Ghana is the Ghanaian Cedi. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • 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.
  • Movement around in Ghana is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes buses, taxis, minibuses, motorcycles and domestic flights.
  • Ghana has a tropical climate. In the southwest, it is hot and humid, while in the north, it is hot and dry.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Ghana uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which puts Zimbabwe two hours ahead of Ghana.
  • Tourists are advised to be cautious as they go about their tourism-related activities while in Ghana.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ghana safe for tourists?

Ghana is a relatively stable country. However, foreigners, sometimes even during the daytime, are targets of thefts and muggings. Necessary precautions are to be taken by Tanzanians while in the country.

What is the best time of year to visit Ghana?

The best time to visit Ghana is between November and March when there is little to no rainfall. During this period, every part of the country is accessible.

Is the water safe to drink in Ghana?

It is not safe to drink tap water in Ghana. Many Ghanaians still lack access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation. Tourists are advised to drink bottled water, which can easily be bought at stores throughout the country.

Can I travel with my pets to Ghana?

Dogs and cats must be vaccinated for rabies no sooner than 30 days and not more than 12 months prior to entering Ghana. Dogs entering Ghana must also have proof of vaccinations for both canine distemper and hepatitis.

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