Open with restrictions

Ghana Travel Restrictions

4.32% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 4.32% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Ghana.

Ghana entry details and exceptions

Land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. Temperature screening is required for all passengers on arrival.


Outgoing travel to GhanaTravelling from New Zealand to Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ghana.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must take a COVID-19 test at their own cost on arrival in Ghana. Payment should be made online before departure to Ghana. Travelers under the age of 5 are exempted from this requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Ghana.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 on arrival in Ghana must quarantine for 7 days at a designated health facility.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

All travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arrival in Ghana.

Travel Declaration Form

All travelers are required to complete a travel registration form.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Ghana

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Ghana must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Ghana will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Ghana

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Ghana.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Ghana with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Ghana with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Ghana is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Ghana are open with restrictions. Bars in Ghana are closed.