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I am traveling for one week to briefly work alongside a non-profit that is implementing a healthcare intervention in Ghana. I am a US citizen. Do I need a visa?

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Short answer:
Yes

Long Answer:
You are required to have the following:

  • Ghanaian visa application form
  • Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity
  • Two passport-size photographs of applicant. Should be taken at least within the last three months
  • Visa Fee - money order, postal order, cashiers check or certified bank check
  • Itinerary
  • Evidence of financial support or letter of invitation from host in Ghana
  • All persons entering Ghana are requested to have a valid certificate of immunization against yellow fever. Travelers may be required to present it at the port of entry in Ghana.
  • Applications submitted by mail must be accompanied by prepaid self-addressed overnight, trackable envelope ( FEDEX) for return of passports. Only requests accompanied by certified prepaid return envelopes will be processed.

Source / Credit: http://www.ghanaembassy.org/index.php?page=visas

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