Ghana, SA grant visa waiver to citizens

Ghanaian and South African governments have announced a visa waiver for holders of ordinary passports in the two countries.

The visa waiver agreement is expected to take effect from November 1, 2023.

In a statement on Friday, Ghana’s ministry of foreign affairs and regional integration said citizens of both countries can stay in each other’s territory within 90 days without work.

“The ministry of foreign affairs and regional integration wishes to inform the general public that the Republic of Ghana and the Republic of South Africa have entered into an agreement on a visa waiver regime for holders of ordinary passports,” the statement reads.

“Travellers may transit through, depart from and stay in the territory of both countries for a cumulative period of up to ninety (90) days without recourse to work.

“The travelling public is thereby advised to take note of this development.”