Open with restrictions

Ghana Travel Restrictions

5.1 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
2.74% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 2.74% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada can enter Ghana with a negative COVID-19 test result.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Ghana for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Outgoing travel to GhanaTraveling from Canada to Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ghana.

Exceptions

Travelers aged 5 years and older are required to take a COVID-19 test at the airport on arrival in Ghana at their own expense. Children between the ages of 5 and 12 years will be tested on arrival free of charge. Travelers are required to pay the fee of $150 online prior to boarding. The test result will be available within 30 minutes.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering Ghana.

Details and exceptions

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 upon arrival in Ghana, asymptomatic or not, will be required to undergo mandatory quarantine and treatment at a designated health facility or isolation center, for seven (7) days at Government of Ghana expense. All passengers who are in quarantine will undergo a repeat COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival, also at Government of Ghana expense.

Those who receive negative test results will be allowed to enter Ghana with no quarantine requirement.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed before arrival.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Ghana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Ghana will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Ghana

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Ghana but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Canada are not required to quarantine.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

  • Open with restrictions