Ghana covid travel requirements help travelers find the laid down protocols to be followed whether one is leaving the country or arriving in the country. The requirements are basically the health protocols put out by the covid-19 advisory committee put up by the president of the country and the Ministry of Health Ghana.
For anyone who intends to travel into or out of Ghana, there is the need to, first of all, take into consideration what the country requires from travelers in the midst of the covid outbreak. These requirements are what we are bringing to you here.
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Ghana Covid Travel Requirements
As an ongoing consequence of the global pandemic, actual visa processing is typically taking longer than the usual times. In some instances where there is an option for the payment of higher consular fees for expedited processing.
In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, all land borders of Ghana are closed to human traffic except for cargo carrying essential services including food and medical equipment and medicines. However, air travel is allowed after the president of Ghana gave the go-ahead for the air border of the country to operate but under so criteria. Here are excerpts of the travel requirements for air travelers:
Ghana has categorized all countries in the world according to the rate of infections out there. There are the Red List Countries and the Green List Countries.
For travelers from the Red List countries, the is the need to possess a vaccination card that proves that one is vaccinated fully and can travel. These people upon their arrival in Ghana are mandated to be mandatorily quarantined for 14 days and get tested at the end to prove their immunity and negativity.
For both those from the Red and Green list countries, the following must be taken into consideration as well.
All travelers according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs must possess a negative covid-19 PCR test result of not more than 72 hours prior to boarding a plane for travel. Upon arrival, the passenger is required to be tested at the airport and after these tests provide personal contact details for further monitoring.