Do you want to apply for a Ghana Biometric Birth Certificate? In this article I’ll walk you through all the steps
the best places to eat, shop, do business
& have fun in Ghana.
highlighting the best places to explore, eat, shop, do business
& have fun in Ghana.
BraAha is a curated guide that showcases Ghana and helps you discover great places to explore, eat and shop.
We are also a ‘one stop shop’ to all things Ghana, so provide guidance on health, education, governmental agencies and business associations.
Ghana is at the centre of the world because it is close to the equator and on the Greenwich Meridian (which represents 0° longitude).
Ghana can be found on the West African coastline bordering the Gulf of Guinea to its south, Cote d’Ivoire to its west, Togo to its east and Burkina Faso to its north.
Ghana is generally trouble free, but criminal activity does occur and can range from incidents of petty crime to violent crime.
Several international airlines, including British Airways, KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, Emirates and Delta Airlines, operate regularly scheduled flights from Ghana to major cities in North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Take a look at our Travel and Tours page for a listing of airlines that fly to Ghana.
Ps. There are also land borders with Togo, Burkina Faso and Cote d’Ivoire.
All visitors to Ghana must be in possession of a valid passport or legal travel documents.
All visitors entering Ghana must also have valid entry visas or, in the case of Commonwealth nationals, entry permits, issued by a Ghana diplomatic mission or consulate abroad or any other visa issuing authority mandated by the Ghana Government to act on its behalf.
Follow this link to see a listing of Ghana Embassies overseas and contact the Mission nearest you (or with jurisdiction for your country) to check entry requirements.
All persons 18 years-old and above arriving in Ghana will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination for a COVID-19 vaccine.
All unvaccinated Ghanaians and residents of Ghana who are currently outside of the country and intend to return within 14 days from midnight December 12, 2021, are exempted. However, they will be vaccinated on arrival at the airport in Ghana.
A person is said to be fully vaccinated when he or she has taken the full dose of vaccines approved and registered by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) of Ghana. You need two doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, or Sputnik V to be declared as fully vaccinated. One dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine is required to be declared fully vaccinated.
Individuals arriving in Ghana by air must present a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test conducted by an accredited laboratory in the country of origin not more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Yes. In addition to the Government run hospitals, modern private hospitals and clinics are available in all cities and big towns.
Take a look at our Health Category for a listing of important health facilities in Ghana.
Discretion is always advised, however there are some good vendors who have been tried and tested.
In our Street Food category we have vendors and outlets you can check out.
Always ask questions, ensure food is hot and well cooked, and drink only bottled water when outside.
One way to know you have a good vendor: see if there are many other people buying from the vendor you want to buy from as well.
In 2020, Ghana scored 60 points in the ease of doing business index. The country offers the most favorable business environment in West Africa. Specifically, Ghana’s attractiveness was high in terms of starting a business and getting electricity for your business.
We have a listing of Business & Professional Associations (e.g. Chambers of Commerce) who provide advice and help to facilitate entry into the Ghanaian market.