The Ghana Immigration Service has been established as the agency of the government of Ghana to advise on and to ensure the effective implementation of all laws and regulations pertaining to immigration and related issues. The Director of Immigration being the head of the service acts as the chief adviser to the service board and the Minister of Interior. The day-to-day administration is the responsibility of the Director.
The Ghana Immigration Service is mandated to regulate and monitor the entry, residence, employment and exit of all foreigners. Movement of Ghanaians in and out of the country is equally monitored.
Our site is designed to provide basic information about the visa and work permit application process in Ghana. It is not intended to be a full explanation of Ghana government's Immigration policy and is provided only as a general guide which does not constitute a legal advice. The Ghana government through the Ministry of the Interior on the advice of the Ghana Immigration Service board formulates immigration policies.