Announcement

RESUMPTION OF ISSUANCE OF VISAS AND CONSULAR SERVICES

The Ghana High Commission in Windhoek wishes to inform the public that it has resumed issuance of visas to the general public following the opening of Kotoka International Airport, Ghana on 1st September, 2020.

The public is therefore advised to observe all Covid-19 protocols including Social Distancing, Enhanced Hygiene, and Sanitizing as well as Mandatory Wearing of Face Masks when they visit the premises.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO GHANA

All Passengers travelling to Ghana:

  • Should ensure possession of a negative Covid-19 PCR Test Results from the country of origin, 72 hours before the scheduled arrival;
  • Would be required to undergo mandatory Covid-19 test at the Airport at a fee of US$ 150.00;
  • Test results will be available in 30 minutes

Passengers with negative results will be allowed to enter Ghana, whilst those with positive results will be taken care by the Ghanaian Health Authorities.

holidays

TYPE OF HOLIDAY DATE COUNTRY
New year 1st January Ghana/Namibia
Independence day 6th March Ghana
Independence day 21st March Namibia
* Good Friday Ghana/Namibia
* Easter Monday Ghana/Namibia
Workers’/Labour day 1st May Ghana/Namibia
Cassinga Day 4th May Namibia
*Ascension Day Namibia
African Union Day 25th May Ghana/Namibia
Republic Day 1st July Ghana
*Eid Ul-Fetr Ghana
Heroes’ Day 26th August Namibia
Founder’s Day 21st September Ghana
*Eid Ul-Adha Ghana
Farmers’ Day 1st Friday in December Ghana
International Human Rights Day 10th December Namibia
Christmas Day 25th December Ghana/Namibia
Boxing/Family Day 26th December Ghana/Namibia

* Date not fixed.

Please note that Ghana holidays that fall on weekends are observed the following Monday, whiles in Namibia, holidays that fall on Sunday are observed the following Monday.