Requirements for a NON-RUSH Business Visa


NON-RUSH Visas require at least 10 business days (2 weeks) processing time

Download the Visa application form HERE

  1. Non-Rush Applications for Groups of more than 4 persons: Please send your applications to the Embassy in Washington D.C.

  2. PASSPORT: Your passport must not expire for at least 6 months and should have at least one blank visa page for processing.

  3. APPLICATION: One Completed Application Form - Available HERE - MUST include your contact information

    • Please include your email address.
    • Make sure that your cell phone number is on your application.

  4. PHOTO: One passport photos (2"x2") - a recent, official, color passport picture stapled to the upper right hand corner of the application
    • NO scans, selfies, or copies of pictures are acceptable and no glasses should be worn.

  5. DOCUMENTATION: If you are a Non-US Citizen please include the following documentation:
    • A front and back copy of a US Green Card, Form I-94, or US visa

  6. TICKET: Single Entry Visas MUST have a copy of an airline ticket or eTicket, Multiple Entry Visas do not.
    • Ticket must be purchased before a visa can be issued.

  7. BUSINESS LETTER of Support: Required from the financially sponsoring company on the company letterhead.

  8. LETTER OF INVITATION from Inviting Organization: Required from sponsoring Ghanaian entity on its letterhead.

  9. PAYMENT: We accept Money Orders, Postal Orders, and Cashier's Checks - No cash, credits cards, or personal/company checks please
    • Single Entry Visa: $60 - One entry only.
      • $60 Money order, postal order, or cashier's check made payable to the "Ghana Embassy" for the application fee
    • Multiple Entry Visa: $100 - Multiple Visits.
      • $100 Money order, postal order, or cashier's check made payable to the "Ghana Embassy" for the application fee.

  10. RETURN ENVELOPE: Enclose a Pre-Paid, Self-Addressed, Trackable Envelope - when issued, your visa and passport will be placed in the envelope you provided and mailed back to you. Make sure you write down the tracking numbers from BOTH envelopes.


  • All single entry visas MUST be used within 90 days of date of issue
  • Multiple entry visas are valid for 3 years unless the passport expires within the 3 year period.
  • Ghanaians, by birth, are entitled to a multiple entry visa that is valid for 5 years unless the passport expires within the 5 year period.
  • There is no requirement that you purchase your ticket before requesting a multiple entry visa.
  • We recommend that if your stay in Ghana is longer than 2 Months (60 Days), you apply for a multiple entry visa.
  • All visas are invalidated when the passport expires

Mail the above in a Pre-Paid, Trackable Envelope with "Signature Waived" to:

Consulate of Ghana
3535 Westheimer Road, Suite #235
Houston, TX 77027

Include a Pre-Paid, Self-Addressed, Signature Waived, Trackable Return Envelope.

**We HIGHLY RECOMMEND using FEDEX for your shipping**

NOTE: It is important that one keep the tracking numbers from both envelopes to enable one to track one's packages.

NON-RUSH VISAS can be submitted at:
3535 Westheimer Road, Suite #235
Houston, TX 77027
Our normal office hours are Monday through Thursday 9AM - 4PM (Except Holidays).
Processing takes 10 BUSINESS DAYS (2 weeks) from date received.
(Enter parking lot via the Joanel cross street: see image below)