Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Ghana Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  2. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    Provide a clear colour copy of your passport identification page

  3. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travelApplicants who previously visited this destination must provide a copy of the entry and exit stamps for the last visit and a copy of the passport containing these previous stamps

  5. Proof of Previous Visas

  6. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide a Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Swiss postal address. Use the sample Business Cover Letter provided here to complete your letter.

    All Business Cover Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic mission can be found here

  7. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the applicant's host. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Include the full address and contact details of the host
    • Specify the purpose and duration of stay 
    • Include an acceptance of financial responsibility for the applicant
    • Be signed by the applicant's host 

  8. Proof of Identity of the Inviter


    This must be accompanied by a photocopy of the inviting person's passport. If the inviting person is not a Ghana citizen, a copy of their residence permit must be provided

  9. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  10. Visa Application Form(s)

    Two fully completed and signed application forms

  11. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  12. Same Day Service

    Travellers applying for the same day service must justify in a letter the need for this processing time. Please note that the decision to issue a visa on a same day service is at the Embassy’s discretion and that this processing time may be longer based on the documentation provided

  13. Holders of a G Permit

    G Permit holders residing in Germany or Italy must apply in their country of residence

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Ghana Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must: 

    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date
    • Have two blank facing visa pages

  2. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    Provide a clear colour copy of your passport identification page

  3. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  4. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the applicant's host. This letter must::

    • Include the applicant's full name and date of birth
    • Include the full name, contact number, full address and email address of the host
    • Specify the arrival and departure dates
    • Specify the relationship between the applicant and inviting person


    This must be accompanied by a photocopy of the host´s passport and a copy of their residence permit if the host is not a citizen of Ghana

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of hotel confirmation showing paid in full. This must be signed and stamped

  6. Proof of Previous Visas

    Applicants who previously visited this destination must provide a copy of the entry and exit stamps for the last visit and a copy of the passport containing these previous stamps

  7. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  8. Visa Application Form(s)

    Two fully completed and signed application forms

  9. CIBTvisas Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the CIBTvisas website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed CIBTvisas Visa Order Form which can be found in the CIBTvisas Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  10. Same Day Service

    Travellers applying for the same day service must justify in a letter the need for this processing time. Please note that the decision to issue a visa on a same day service is at the Embassy’s discretion and that this processing time may be longer based on the documentation provided

  11. Holders of a G Permit

    G Permit holders residing in Germany or Italy must apply in their country of residence

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