Ghana: restrictions and entry requirements 2023

Ghana: country`s borders status

Borders are open with restrictions.

Entry conditions for citizens and tourists

Passengers before departure must complete a “Port Health Declaration Form“.

Every passenger older than 18 years (including those in transit) must have either a valid vaccination certificate or a negative test result.
The certificate considered valid if:

  • the final dose of vaccine was received no less than 14 days before departure;
  • shot was made with one of the approved vaccines: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP), Sinovac, Sputnik V, Covovax, Nuvaxoid.

The test result must be negative PCR taken at most 48 hours before departure from the 1st embarkation point.

Coronavirus information

Passengers shall be tested upon arrival in case they doesn’t have a valid vaccination certificate.

National holidays in Ghana in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Ghana in 2023. Non-working days:

  • Saturday, 1 January: New Year’s Day;
  • Friday, January 7: Constitution Day;
  • Sunday, 6 March: Independence Day;
  • Monday, March 7: Independence Day Holiday;
  • Friday, April 15: Good Friday;
  • Monday, April 18: Easter Monday;
  • Sunday, May 1: May Day;
  • Monday, May 2: day off on May Day;
  • Monday, May 2: Eid al-Fitr;
  • Wednesday, 25 May: Africa Unity Day;
  • Friday, 1 July: Republic Day;
  • Saturday, July 9: Kurban Bayram (Eid al-Adha);
  • Thursday, 4 August: Founders’ Day;
  • Wednesday, 21 September: Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day;
  • Friday, 2 December: Farmers’ Day;
  • Sunday, December 25: Christmas;
  • Monday, 26 December: Boxing Day;
  • Tuesday, 27 December: Christmas Holiday.

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