Ghana/South Africa: Reciprocal Visa Waiver Agreement

Key Points 

  • Ghana and South Africa will launch a visa waiver agreement on 1 November 2023  


The governments of Ghana and South Africa announced the implementation of a reciprocal visa waiver agreement that will go into effect on 1 November 2023. The agreement will allow nationals of both countries to enter the other country visa-free for business and tourism purposes.  

Eligible individuals must hold a valid ordinary passport. The maximum period of stay is 90 days within a 12-month period.  

What are the Changes?  

The government of Ghana and the government of South Africa will launch a visa waiver agreement on 1 November 2023. According to the announcement, this will facilitate easier travel between the two countries.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of South Africa’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.

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