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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Currently the mission does not offer such services.
An Entry Visa will be issued to you but your duration of stay is determined by an Immigration officer at your port of entry to Ghana.
Appointments can be booked whilst filling an application form online.
Yes you will require a visa to travel to Ghana unless you are a National of one of the listed countries under the “Exempted Countries” list.

We no longer provide paper copies of visa or passport application forms.

Applicants are now required to fill their application fully online, print, sign and post or submit in person to the counter (Subject to appointment) at Embassy of Ghana, Japan.
FOR INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS

You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa and passport application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa or passport application and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your application with your visa or passport reference number, surname and date of birth.

FOR GROUP/ FAMILY APPLICATIONS (only applicable for visa application)

You can retrieve your application online, by returning to the visa application page, tick the terms and condition box, click proceed with visa application then click on Group/Family Booking. Retrieve visa application, enter Group Reference Number and Application Reference Number then retrieve application.

For Organisations, enter your username and password and the next page will give you the option to retrieve your Group application with your group reference number.
On STEP 5 under the requirement checklist click on 'Add for Another applicant'.
Applicants who miss their appointments can request to schedule a new appointment subject to availability by contacting the Mission on +(81) 3-5410-8631; +(81) 3-5410-8632; +(81) 3-5410-8633 or via email at livechat@ghanaembassy.or.jp and provide the correct visa or passport reference number, full name, date and time for new appointment (subject to availability).
Once visa forms and supporting documents have been posted to the Ghana Embassy Japan, you will be unable to make changes to your application. Kindly contact the Mission on +(81) 3-5410-8631; +(81) 3-5410-8632; +(81) 3-5410-8633 or email: livechat@ghanaembassy.or.jp to change mode of submission before mailing document.
You will not be allowed to make changes to your application once it has been submitted online. To make amendments to your application after it’s been submitted online, contact us on +(81) 3-5410-8631; +(81) 3-5410-8632; +(81) 3-5410-8633 or email: livechat@ghanaembassy.or.jp for application to be enabled for amendments.

The person submitting and collecting your visa or passport application on your behalf should come to the Embassy/ Consulate with your appointment slip to submit, and a collection slip to collect. They should also have their ID and an authorisation note from you stating their name in it.

A copy of the third party authorisation letter can be downloaded and printed when making your application online. However if you have already submitted your application, we advise you write your own third party authorisation letter for the person submitting/collecting on your behalf.

Visa: Standard applications take a 2 working days from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate visa form and supporting documents at the Embassy of Ghana, Japan. The Embassy also offers same day service for certain application types.

Standard applications take a 5 working days from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate visa form and supporting documents at the Ghana Honorary Consulate in Singapore.

Passport: 3 working weeks from the time we receive the hard copies of the appropriate passport form and the supporting documents at Ghana Embassy Japan.
The guarantor must be an adult living in your country of residence or Ghana and a holder of a valid Ghanaian passport.
Applicants can renew their passport from six month ahead of its expiry.