Great News, US Finally lifts The Visa Sanctions Placed On Ghana

By Stermy 2 Min Read

United States has finally freed Ghana off the restrictions imposed on a section of Ghanaian travellers to that country. The van has been lifted.

The US Embassy in Ghana confirmed this in a press statement released on to their social media pages on thursday, January 16, 2020.

The American Embassy here assured Ghanaians that the has been sanctions place on the country has been lifted and starting on Friday, January 17, “visa processing will return to normal procedure”.


The full statement released reads below go through to see for yourself.

Us Embassy Press Statement: Townflex
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Accra, GHANA — The


United States has lifted the visa restrictions applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act.  As of Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return to the normal procedures.

The validity period and number of entries on new tourist and business visas (B1, B2, and B1/B2) for all Ghanaian executive and legislative branch employees, their spouses, and their children under 21 will revert to receiving the normal validity, based on reciprocity, which is currently five years with multiple entries.

All pending non-immigrant visas (NIV) to domestic employees (A3 and G5) of Ghanaian diplomats posted in the United States that were received during the visa restrictions will now be processed.


This follows the establishment of a mutually agreed process for the identification, validating and issuance of travel documentation to Ghanaian citizens under final orders of removal in a manner consistent with international standards issued by the International Civil Aviation Organization, of which Ghana is a Member State.”

For additional information, please visit the U.S. Embassy in Accra website at





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