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Ghana travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise a high degree of caution to Ghana. Ghana is Major restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Ghana. Ghana is part of Africa with main city at Accra. Its Developing country with a population of 28M people. The main currency is Ghana Cedi. The languages spoken are English.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Ghana

Major restrictions

for travel

For entry into Ghana

International travel to Ghana is permitted for vaccinated travelers. There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
The vaccine certificate must be uploaded onto the 'PanaBIOS trusted travel platform' before departure. An account must be created at https://trustedtravel.panabios.org/trusted-testing/signup/
Non-vaccinated nationals and residents will be subject to vaccination on arrival.
Authorized vaccines include those approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Full details can be found at https://www.gacl.com.gh/updatedguidelines/

Conditional testing

Non-vaccinated nationals and residents are required to provide proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 48 hours, before departure and on arrival.
Additionally, non-vaccinated nationals and residents will undergo COVID-19 testing on arrival at the airport.
Test certificates must be uploaded onto the 'PanaBIOS trusted travel platform' before departure.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

A 'health declaration form' must be completed within 3 days before departure. - Health declaration form
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Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, most social activities still require proof of vaccination. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended but should not replace other safety measures such as social distancing.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open but proof of vaccination may be required to enter.

Bars

Bars are open but proof of vaccination may be required to enter.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open but proof of vaccination may be required to enter.

Shops

Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
Full details can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.

Testing on arrival

A nucleic acid test will be administered upon arrival and apart from the transfer from the airport, proof of a negative test result is required to leave the place of residence.

Additional test requirements

Daily rapid antigen testing is required for the first 5 days after arrival. Additionally, travelers must undergo a PCR test on day 2.
Daily antigen results can be reported via the 'Electronic COVID-19 monitoring & surveillance system' (eCMSS). Instructions can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/eCMSSLogin.pdf

Travel restriction details for Ghana

🚫 Destination Quarantine may be required
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine may be required
πŸ–οΈ Closed to Vistors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Ghana

The Government of Ghana has eased COVID-19 social restrictions but these can change at short notice.
All in-person activities, such as those that take place in churches, mosques, conferences, workshops, private parties, events, cinemas and theatres may operate at full capacity, provided the audience/participants are fully vaccinated.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Ghana

Exercise a high degree of caution

Fully vaccinated travellers no longer need to provide pre-departure COVID-19 test results or be tested on arrival at Kotoka International Airport. Non-resident unvaccinated travellers won't be granted entry into Ghana. Land borders are now open. Entry requirements apply (see 'Travel'). The wearing of face masks is no longer compulsory. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Ghana overall due to the impacts of COVID-19. Other levels apply in some areas.
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