NON-RUSH Visas require at least 15 business days (3 weeks) processing time

Download the Visa application form HERE

Requirements for a NON-RUSH Business Visa

  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 after your departurne from Ghana and should have at least one blank visa page for processing
  3. Ticket: Single entry Visa requests must have a copy of an airline ticket or eTicket submitted with the application
  4. Timing: Do not send single entry visa requests too early, they are only good for 90 days from date of issuance
  5. NON-US Citizens: must provide a front and back copy of a US Green Card, I-94, or US visa
  6. Business Letter of Support: Required from the financially sponsoring company on the company letterhead.
  7. Letter of Invitation from Inviting Organization: Required from sponsoring Ghanaian entity on its letterhead.

What to send in for a NON-RUSH Business Visa

  1. Passport: Submit your valid, signed, passport
  2. Application: One Completed Application Form - Available HERE - MUST include your contact information
    • Please add your email address below signature (11)
    • Make sure that your cell phone number is on your application next to your address (3b)
  3. Photo: One passport photo (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.
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Business Letter of Support: Required from the financially sponsoring company on the company letterhead.
  7. Letter of Invitation from Inviting Organization: Required from sponsoring Ghanaian entity on its letterhead.
  8. 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
  9. 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.

Validity:

  • 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.
  • All single entry visas MUST be used within 90 days of date of issue
  • 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
713-960-1950

Include a Self-Addressed, Pre-Paid, Trackable Envelope for return of your passport;

YOU MUST INCLUDE A CELL PHONE NUMBER TO BE CONTACTED IF NECEASSARY

NOTE: It is important that you keep the tracking numbers from both envelopes to enable you to track your packages.

NON-RUSH VISAS can be issued at:
3535 Westheimer Road, Suite #235
Houston, TX 77027
during our normal office hours: Monday through Thursday 9AM - 4PM.
It takes 15 BUSINESS DAYS (3 weeks) to process a Non-Rush Visa.
(Enter parking lot via the Joanel cross street: see image below)