Travel Restrictions Entering Ghana from Vatican City

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vatican City to Ghana.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

ALLOWED

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Cases Per Million
18.67
Increased by-5.51
at 1/15/2022
Vaccinated
21.06%
Increased by21.06%
at 1/12/2022
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

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

Start Date
12/14/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Accra Kotoka International Airport and they should remain in the airport transit zone. Transit travelers who leave the airport will be subjected to a COVID-19 test on arrival.

Start Date
2/24/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken from a Trusted Travel accredited laboratory a maximum of 72 hours before departure.

Travelers must validate their test results through the African Union Trusted Travel or the UNDP Global Haven systems.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers who are departing and returning to Ghana for a maximum of 1 week. These travelers must take a test on arrival.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
Start Date
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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.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers are required to show proof of vaccination when traveling to Ghana.

Travelers are considered fully vaccinated when they have had a full course of a vaccine approved by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana, or that are on the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use Listing.

Approved 2 dose vaccinations are Sputnik V, Covishield (Oxford/AstraZeneca), Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, Vaxzevria, COVAXIN, Sinopharm, or CoronaVac (Sinovac). The approved 1 dose vaccination is Janssen (Johnson & Johnson).

Travelers must have had the last dose at least 14 days before they arrive in Ghana.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers aged 17 and under.

Please check the source for more details.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 antigen test at their own cost on arrival in Ghana. Payment must 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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Start Date
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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. Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test between days 2-3 of quarantine, with test results normally being ready for a maximum of 48 hours.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Ghanaian citizens.
Minimum Number of Days
7 days
Start Date
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all passengers on arrival.

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.

Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Ghana.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
18.67
Increased by-5.51
at 1/15/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
17.57%
Increased by-9.18%
at 1/8/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
21.06%
Increased by21.06%
at 1/12/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
6,682,196
Increased by6,682,196
at 1/12/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.30
Increased by-0.03
at 1/14/2022

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

Local Guidelines

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.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual. The government recommends choosing take-away services over on-site dining.

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Open
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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