A new E-visa is to be launched by the Ghanaian Government to ease the process of getting travel permits tourists coming to the country.
During a meeting held in the Ghana Chamber of Commerce in an official visit to the US, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia made the development known to the general public.
In recent years, electronic visas like eVisa in Egypt have gained popularity. It has probably been the best way of increasing the number for tourists and entrepreneurs wanting to visit a country by making it easier for tourists and visitors can apply for a visa electronically.
How to Apply for Ghana E- Visa on Arrival
Travelers are only required to file for the new Ghana eVisa with a detailed online request form, including their name, address, passport number, and dates of journey.
Before the relevant authorities process their application, they must also make payment through debit or credit card through the would-be provided payment gateway.
The Ghanaian government will roll out more information on the Ghana eVisa very soon. The requirements for visa and the list of qualifying countries are included.
Dr. Bawumia also took the opportunity to emphasize the government’s commitment to making Ghana an enterprise-friendly country, particularly in relation to technological use.
He addressed the performance of the paperless system as well as a mobile app that lowered business costs in Ghana’s ports. It has simplified and made transactions easier.
Dr.Bawumia also disclosed that Ghana is a very peaceful country where rule of law is functional. He further talked about Ghana’s progress economically in recent years, the decrease in domestic debt, low-interest rates, and the increase in the country’s national reserves.
Ghana E-Visa Requirements
Regardless of whether you plan to visit Ghana for business or tourism purposes, you will have to apply for an eVisa for Ghana online soon. Travelers will have to verify whether the Ghanaian government has put their country on the list of eligible nationalities for an electronic visa and continue to follow the steps the eVisa program will take.
In a similar way, the Ghana eVisa will speed up the visa application processes and enhance the state of affairs for Border Authorities and foreign travelers in the country, just as it is done in other nations around the world where eVisa processes are developed.
Ghana is the seventh most open country in Africa in the area of issuing visas to other Africans, according to the Africa Visa Openness Report 2018. Since 2015 the nation has increased from 22nd.
The Africa Visa Openness Dataset tracks the improvements made by African countries to help the free movement of individuals across Africa.
Why Visit Ghana?
By launching a Ghana eVisa, the country is one the edge of becoming another destination for holidaymakers in Africa to experience their own unique African adventure.
Ghana being a west African country has over 100 different ethnic groups and offers a wide variety of tourist attractions for hunters of culture, historical totems, the adrenaline addict and lovers of nature.
Ghanaians are very hospitable people and the country is ideal for first-time visitors from Africa. Good hospitality is just part of the charm of Ghana.
The capital citiy of Ghana Accra combines a lively city center with a relaxing coastal atmosphere. A place worthy of a visit to have a taste of some of the finest and yummy Ghana cuisine, have a good nightlife by dancing to djmebe drums and see some cultural heritage of the country.
Ghana has very rich flora and wildlife species, especially the country’s popular national parks. To view a few rare wildlife in their nature, visit Mole National Park or the Kakum National Park.