Ghana visa requirements for Tanzanians

TourismGhana visa requirements for Tanzanians

Ghanaian Visa is not required for Tanzanians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Tanzanians can visit Ghana without a visa, for stays up to 90 days.
  • Tourists can extend their stay by applying for an extension at the immigration department in Ghana.
  • Although a Ghana visa is not required to gain entry, travellers must still carry a passport valid for six months from the date of their arrival in Ghana. It is recommended that this passport has at least one blank page for entry stamp. 
  • Tanzania citizens entering Ghana with funds of up to $5,000 will need to declare it.
  • Tourists must have a return back to Tanzania or onward ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds to cover their entire stay in Ghana.
  • Visitors under the age of 18, hoping to travel to Ghana must have a copy of their birth certificate as well as a signed travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Ghana from any international airport in Tanzania. There is an international airport in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza.
  • Some of the airlines that fly from Tanzania to Ghana are EgyptAir, PrecisionAir, Arik Air and RwandAir.
  • The travel duration from Dar es Salaam to Accra, Ghana is 8 hours, 30 minutes and from Mwanza, it is 17 hours, 45 minutes.
  • Getting around in Ghana is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes buses, taxis, minibuses, motorcycles and domestic flights.
  • Religion in Ghana consists majorly of Christianity, Islam and other indigenous religions. However, Christianity is the dominant faith.
  • Ghana is a multilingual country with about 80 languages being spoken. The official language is English, however, Akan remains the most spoken indigenous language.
  • Special delicacies in Ghana include jollof rice, waakye, banku and tilapia, fufu and goat light soup, etc.
  • Ghana has a tropical climate. In the southwest, it is hot and humid, while in the north, it is hot and dry.
  • The best time to visit Ghana is usually during the dry season between November and March when the weather is the driest.  There is little or no rain within those months. 
  • Tourists in Ghana generally spend an average of $30 per day.
  • In Ghana, the power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Ghana uses Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Tanzania is three hours ahead of Ghana.
  • The official currency in Ghana is the Ghanaian Cedi. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Tourists are advised to be cautious as they go about their tourism-related activities while in Ghana.