The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is the principal source for all immigration services in Ghana in accordance with the Immigration law. GIS provides various services including visa on arrival, work permit, residence permit, visa extension, cancellation of residence permits and transit visa, among many other services.

Below, we share a list of all the various services offered by the GIS and the applicable charges (updated 2017) to enable you plan and budget for your immigration commitments.

Cost of immigration services in Ghana

 

 

THE REVIEW FEES AND CHARGES FOR 2016 (LI 2228)
 

EFFECTIVE 15TH MAY 2017

NOREVENUEGHANAIANS WITH FOREIGN PASSPORTECOWASOTHER NATIONALS
1Residence Permit-StudentGh¢100Gh¢150Gh¢200
2Residence Permit – Work Permit (Missionaries, NGOs, Etc.)$300$300
3Residence Permit (GIPC, Automatic Quota)$150$300$300
4Residence Permit ( Immigrant Quota)$150$500$500
5Residence Permit (Dependant)Gh¢150Gh¢200Gh¢300
6Residence  Permit (Shareholders) Gh¢400 
7Residence Permit –Work Permit (Companies)$150$300$1,000
8Medical examination Fees :
      CATEGORY OF APPLICATION NO. OF YEARS 

 MEDICAL EXAMINATION

FEE (GH₵)

Fresh Residence Permit

1 year

1,100

Renewal of Residence Permit

1 year – 3 years

600

Renewal of Residence Permit

4 years – 5 years1,100

Indefinite Residence Permit

1,100
Right of Abose for other African descents in the Diaspora1,100

Naturalization

1,100

9Aliens Identity CardGh¢30¢30¢30
10Ashore Pass Extension Gh¢50
11Carrier Liability (Penalty)Gh¢5,000$5,000
12Concessionary Visa Fee$75$75
13Confirmation Of Departure / ArrivalGh¢100Gh¢100Gh¢100
14EEV Permit/Emergency Visa$150$150
15EEV (Returning Resident)Gh¢100$200
16Endorsement Of Foreign PPTGh¢20Gh¢30Gh¢100
17Expired Residence Permit/Month        (Ghana Immigration Work Permit)$50$100
18Expired Residence Permit /Month   (Penalty)Gh¢30Gh¢60Gh¢80
19Expired Visitors Permit /Month       (Penalty)Gh¢40Gh¢60Gh¢80
20Extension Of Visitors Permit /MonthGh¢20Gh¢30Gh¢50
21Free  Zone Resident Permit (New)-1st Year$200$200$200
22Illegal Employment (Penalty –Company) Gh¢5000Gh¢5000
23Illegal Employment (Penalty –Individual) Gh¢2500Gh¢2500
24Indefinite (Spouse Of Ghanaians)Gh¢1500Gh¢1500Gh¢1500
25Indefinite Residence Permit Gh¢3000Gh¢4000
26Non Submission Of Returns/ Company (Penalty)Gh¢1000Gh¢1000Gh¢1000
27Non Submission Of Returns/Individual (Penalty) Gh¢200Gh¢200
28Permanent Resident FormGh¢50Gh¢50Gh¢50
29Prohibited Area Permit Gh¢100Gh¢100
30Re-Entry Permit (Multiple)$100 $150
31Re-Entry Permit (Single)$50 $75
32Right Of AbodeGh¢150 Gh¢3000
33Rotators Permit From (6-12) Months$1,000$1,000$1,000
34Rotators Permit – 6 Months$500$500$500
35Transit Permit$50 $50
36E-Permit$50 $50
37Domestic Assistance (Work And Residence Permit)$300$300$300
38Verification Of DocumentsGh¢150Gh¢150Gh¢150