COVID-19 Update (September 1st, 2022)

All international passengers including those from the ECOWAS region, intending to fly to Ghana, will be required to be fully vaccinated.

All International passengers including those from the ECOWAS region must complete a Port Health Declaration Form at https://www.ghs-hdf.org before embarkation of flight to Ghana.

 

1. Non-Ghanaians

a. At the point of embarkation must provide evidence of full vaccination status to the Airline prior to embarkation. (Airlines that board non-Ghanaians without evidence of full vaccination will be considered to have violated the Covid-19 guidelines for Ghana and shall be fined $3,500.00)

b. Travelling to Kotoka International Airport (Accra, Ghana) with fake or forged vaccination certificates shall be quarantined and returned to the point of embarkation at their own cost.

c. Complete a Port Health Declaration Form at https://www.ghs-hdf.org before embarkation of flight to Ghana.

“All Arriving passengers will undergo temperature screening, Yellow Fever Card verification and Covid-19 vaccination certificate verification as required”

 

2. Ghanaians
Upon arrival, Ghanaians and foreign residents entering Ghana shall go through the following processes:

a. All passengers, 18 years and above heading to Ghana will be required to provide evidence of full vaccination for a Covid-19 vaccine at the point of embarkation and upon arrival at Kotoka International Airport (KIA)

b. Fully vaccinated will be exempted from pre-departure Covid-19 PCR testing from point of embarkation

c. Fully vaccinated will be exempted from Covid-19 testing upon arrival at the Airport

d. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated will be required to present a NEGATIVE 48hrs PCR test result to the airline before embarkation and upon arrival

e. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated will undergo Covid-19 testing at the Airport upon arrival in Ghana

f. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated will undergo Covid-19 vaccination at Airport upon arrival in Ghana

 

3. Exemptions:
a. Children under 18 years (Ghanaian and non-Ghanaians) who are unvaccinated are exempted from pre-departure COVID-19 testing and COVID-19 testing upon arrival at the Airport in Ghana

b. Airline crew are exempted from the pre-departure and arrival COVID-19 testing and should follow the Airline policy for testing

c. Passengers who arrive under emergency circumstances such as diverted flights will not be required to undergo testing if they do not leave the airport or remain in isolation at their hotel

d. For a medical exemption, a formal request must be made through a letter to the Director General of the Ghana Health Service indicating the reason for your exemption and a request for consideration. In that letter kindly copy the Director of Public Health