China Embassy in Ghana

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Wang Shiting
Address: No. 6, Agostino Neto Road, Airport Residential Area, Accra, Ghana
P. O. Box: 3356 Accra
Tel: +233-30-2761133
Fax: +233-30-2799605

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Ghana

Address: No. 5A, 6th Circular Road, Cantoments, Accra
Tel: +233-30-2797437 (Visa Enquiry: 09:00 - 12:00, Tuesday and Thursday)
Office Hours:
09:00-12:00, 15:00-17:00, Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except holidays)

China Visa Requirements & Check List

There are five categories of ordinary visas issued by China embassy in Ghana and they are Business Visa (F/M), Student Visa (X1/X2) and Work Visa (Z). 

Basic Requirements

1. The original and copy of passport valid for more than 6 months with at least 2 blank pages
2. Application form with one white background passport size photo

Supporting Requirements for each category

 F (non-business visiting or exchange)
1. Original Invitation Letter issued by an authorized unit (local government)
2. Return tickets and hotel reservations
3. Introductory letter from company
4. The original and copy of financial guarantee, such as personal bank account statement or recent pay slips from employer (4 months or more)

 M (business or commercial purposes)
1. Introductory letter from company
2. Original Invitation Letter by an authorized unit or invitation letter from business partner or a fair
3. Copy of registration certificate and tax clearance
4. Original and copy of finance guarantee, as personal bank account statement or recent pay slips from employer (4 months or more)
5. Return tickets and hotel reservations 

1. Original and copy of JW201/JW202 form from the institution (not required for applicants of X2)
2. Original and copy of valid admission letter from an institution
3. Physical examination with a passport size photo for foreigners (need to be attested at the court)
4. Original and copy of financial guarantee for self-support students
5. Birth certificate

1. Original Invitation Letter from an authorized unit/Confimred Letter of Invitation 
2. Alien Employment Permit/ Foreign Experts Certificate/ Registration Certificate of Foreign Enterprises Permanent Office in China


Regular Fee per Person

Visa Types Ghanaian Citizens Citizens of Other Countries
Single-Entry USD 50 USD 35
Double-Entry USD 75 USD 50
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity USD 100 USD 65
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity USD 150 USD 100
Hong Kong Visa/Entry Permit USD 30 USD 30

Expedited Service Fee per Person

The regular processing time is 5 working days. For urgent cases, the expedited service is available. Moreover, additional fees will be paid as following:

1 - 2 working day processing USD 40
3 working days processing USD 25

Note: Fee are required to be paid to Standard Chartered Bank, applicants must pick up their passport with the payment receipt.

 Please contact Embassy of Ghana in China if Ghanaians are in troubles there. 

 Related Chinese Embassies in Africa: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Nairobi, Kenya

- Last modified on Jan. 19, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Ghana
Asked by Oscar from BENIN | Jun. 09, 2021 07:54Reply
What’s the requirement to take flight from Acrra airport now?
I have work visa and already got vaccination from China. I’m planning to travel to China from Accra airport on 15th September 2021. First I want if I will be allowed to travel. If yes, appart Covid19 test, should I get any authorization certificate from embassy?
Answers (1)
Answered by Christine | Jun. 15, 2021 01:42

If your visa is issued on or after March 28, 2020, you will be allowed to travel. In addition to Covid-19 test, you do need authorization certificate from the embassy. See details at:
Asked by Anonymous from GHANA | Jun. 02, 2021 04:06Reply
Admission to study in China September 2021
Hi! I learnt the borders are closed for international students to study in China this September.
How is this information?
Answers (1)
Answered by Leo | Jun. 07, 2021 01:01

I haven't heard about it yet. But I know some overseas sutdents are enrolled by China universities this fall semester.
Asked by Joey from GHANA | May. 30, 2021 11:53Reply
Will I get a student visa to China in Ghana with grade D7 in elective math?
Answers (1)
Answered by Dave | Jun. 01, 2021 01:14

It's possible but not guaranteed.
Asked by Osei from GHANA | May. 28, 2021 11:57Reply
I'm a Ghanaian,my husband stays in china .I applied for a family reunion visa since entries have been reopened after covid
I filled the form online and got a date for the interview,when I turned up for the interview, I was told I can't apply in the first place because I'm a new applicant. All my docs that were legalized will expire if I'm not able to apply in time . whats the reason why I can't apply as a new applicant?
And when can I apply again?
Answers (1)
Answered by Linda | Jun. 01, 2021 01:18

I advise you to try again as soon as possible and explain your strong desire to reunite with your husband. Good luck!
Asked by Sybil from GHANA | May. 10, 2021 09:31Reply
Please can I apply for business visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Stella | May. 11, 2021 02:14

Yes, if you have a PU letter. You may ask a Chinese business to get it for you.
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