International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Ghana From Albania is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Ghana. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Land and sea borders remain closed until further notice.

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US Embassy in Ghana
Start Date
9/1/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form

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Description

All travelers are required to complete a travel registration form.

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UK Government for Ghana
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

All travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arrival in Ghana.

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UK Government for Ghana
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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. Travelers must upload their test results to be verified by the trusted travel program.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Ghanaian residents who depart Ghana and return within 1 week, but must take a test on arrival.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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US Embassy in Ghana
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all passengers on arrival.

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US Embassy in Ghana
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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Ghana must quarantine for 7 days at a designated health facility.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
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US Embassy in Ghana
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 test at their own cost on arrival in Ghana. Payment should be made online before departure to Ghana.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5.
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US Embassy in Ghana
Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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US Embassy in Ghana
Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is high in Ghana.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
4.83
Decreased by0.84
at 10/17/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.10%
Increased by-2.10%
at 10/3/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4.32%
Increased by4.32%
at 10/7/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,369,515
Increased by1,369,515
at 10/7/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.77
Increased by-0.03
at 10/15/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
10/18/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Operating
Severity
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Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Open
Severity
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Restaurants are open as usual. The government recommends choosing take-away services over on-site dining.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Closed
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Open
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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