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As the leading conference destination in Ghana, the Kempinski Hotel in Accra is conveniently located in the downtown business district near many government and corporate offices.

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The Kempinski is in close proximity to the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre, as well as to additional Forum lodging options, including the Movenpick and the Accra City hotels.

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Travel Visa

Most foreign citizens wishing to travel to Ghana need a visa. Holders of diplomatic passports and citizens of ECOWAS countries and select others are exempt; please check the full list of exempt countries here.

The responsibility of obtaining a visa lies with the participant. Holders of regular, non-diplomatic passports should apply for a single-entry tourist visa; a business visa is not required.

Visa requirements may vary slightly based on nationality and country of application. For the latest updates, please consult Ghana’s online visa application portal. If you experience any technical difficulties accessing this platform directly, please search for the Ghanaian embassy or high commission through which you will be applying for a visa (e.g., for the United States or Kenya) and access the platform via those websites. Click here to find a list of Ghanaian Missions abroad. For any specific questions, please refer to the live chat function that can be found once you enter the visa application platform, in the lower right-hand corner of the webpage.

Visas applications must be submitted via the online platform as well as printed and mailed to the relevant embassy or consulate. Once the online application is completed, the online platform will generate a bespoke checklist with all the application materials that need to be submitted by mail.

Please ensure sufficient time for visa processing and mailing (at least two weeks for expedited service and at least four weeks for regular service).

Basic requirements for a single-entry tourist visa:

  • A passport that is valid for at least 6 months and contains at least one blank page
  • A recent passport photo in color
  • Proof of yellow fever vaccine
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccine
  • Payment of visa processing fee (US $60 for regular processing and $100 for expedited)
  • Completed application form
  • Letter of invitation (can use your confirmation of registration for the Forum)


  • Names and contacts information of references in Ghana (can use contact details from hotel reservation and Forum registration)
  • An undertaking that the host will ensure that the visitor complies fully with immigration laws of Ghana (can use your confirmation of registration for the Forum or hotel reservation)
  • Proof of prepaid return envelope
  • Hard copies of all documents listed above, mailed to the relevant embassy or consulate

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