Consulateof the
Republic of GhanaSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Visa Application Guide & Requirements

The Sydney consulate provides entry visas to Australians travelling to Ghana.

School Holidays ~ Please submit your Visa Applications to avoid delays.

Christmas and New Year Holiday closure

Last business day: Friday 22 December 2017; reopening Monday 08 January 2018 at 9.30am

Visa applications received by post will continue to be accepted but will not be processed during closure. Visa turnaround times will vary accordingly.

From 2nd January 2018, emergency visas can be arranged by appointment. Please telephone the Consulate on 02 9299 6650 and leave a message. Messages will be regularly checked.

***N E W S F L A S H ***  Ghana driver licences can be authenticated by the Consulate-General to submit to the local roads and traffic authorities.

Please select a visa type below for specific application information.

NOTE:  passport photo facilities are available for purchase at the Consulate. 

What kind of visa do I need?

There are a variety of visas issued by the consulate. Please read the following ot make sure you apply for the correct one.


Please read the list of persons exempted from entry visa requirements to Ghana.

Current Local Events

February 2018

Dzawuwu Festival

Every year in February the people of the Agave region stage this thanksgiving festival. The main festivities include offerings to the gods, traditional dancing and a colourful durbar of chiefs

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Accra, Ghana

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