Volunteers travelling to Ghana should apply for a volunteer or business visa. The Ghanaian consulate requires you to include:

Your passport (valid for at least six month after your return).

Make money order or bank check for the amount of your visa.

1-4 passport sized photographs (on country basis).

A copy of your yellow fever vaccination card.

A copy of your flight itinerary.

Self addressed envelope (the embassy will use to post your visa and passport to you).

A letter of invitation letter from Blue-Med Africa.

Two contacts details of Blue-Med stuff/host family. Please contact Blue-Med for contact information

If under 18 years old, a letter of consent from a parent or guardian.


The processing of visa application normally takes about three weeks. However, you can apply for expedited visas which are processed in a shorter amount of time. Visa applicants must include their passport in their application since visas are inserted into the passport.

Volunteers are to complete an online visa application.

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