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How To Apply for A Canadian Visa From Ghana

Canada is one of the popular destinations for people or Ghanaians who are looking to travel to work, study, or even visit for tourism.

If you want to travel to Canada for any of these reasons, you need a valid Canadian visa. in this article, we will guide you on the steps to apply for a Canadian visa from Ghana and more.

How To Apply for A Canadian Visa From Ghana

The steps below are the guides to take you through your visa acquisition process. If you follow diligently, you are sure to have a smooth and successful visa processing.

Determine Your Eligibility

You need to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria before applying for a Canadian visa from Ghana.

Canadian visas are issued based on your circumstances and the purpose of your visit.

You will have to provide the required documents such as your travel history, your passport, financial support, and some other relevant information.

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You need to choose your visa type

Canada provides several visa type which includes work permits, study permits, visitor visas, and permanent residence visas.

You need to choose the right type of visa that suits your purpose of visit. Each visa type has specific requirements that you should meet before applying.

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You Should gather the Required Documents

After knowing your state of eligibility and visa type then the next step is to gather the necessary documents for your visa application. The documents include

  1. A valid passport
  2. Passport-sized photographs
  3. Proof of financial support
  4. Evidence of ties to Ghana, which includes property, employment, or family
  5. Letter of invitation (if applicable)
  6. Proof of payment of visa application fees

You should complete and submit your application

When you gather your necessary documents, you can now start completing your visa application.

You can either complete the application online or on paper, it all depends on the visa type. Make sure to provide accurate and latest information to avoid rejection or delay of your visa application.

After you are done filling out the application form then you must submit it either online or at the Canadian Visa Application Centre located in Accra, the capital city of Ghana.

You will have to pay the visa application fees which differs depending on the type of visa.

You should wait for the processing

When you submit your application, you then have to patiently wait for processing time. The Canadian vis processing periods vary based on the volume of applications received at the consulate and the visa type you applied for.

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You should check the status of your application online with the unique Client Identifier number given to you during the application process.

Receive Your Visa

When your visa application is approved, you will receive your visa and other supporting documents through courier or at the CVAC.

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Make sure that you review the visa and the other documents to very and confirm that they are up to date.

How Much Does A Canadian Visa Cost In Ghana?

Biometrics for Canada visa application cost GHS 307. 907 equivalents to CAD 85 per person.

How Long Does It Take A Ghanaian To Get A Canadian Visa?

A standard application takes a minimum of 5 working days.


When applying for a Canadian visa from Ghana, the experience may seem daunting. However, when follow the steps given in this article, you can have a smooth and successful application process.

Make sure you provide accurate information. Try as much as possible to satisfy the eligibility requirements to increase your chances of obtaining a Canadian visa.

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Rander Owusu Konadu is a general nurse who loves writing articles surrounding food in Ghana, travel in Ghana, and everything surrounding Ghana. If I am not at the hospital, then you will definitely find me glued to my computer writing articles to help people searching for them on the web. You can reach Rander at +2330558482389 via call or WhatsApp

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