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Immigration & Study Permit Issues

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International Passport (Travel Document)

All international students must have passports from their governments (country of origin or residence) before they can enter the country for study.

Visa

The duties of the office are as follows:

Students arriving in Ghana from ECOWAS Countries are not required to obtain visas since Ghana is a member, and therefore respects and observes the protocol on free movement. Non-ECOWAS students however, require a study visa upon entry or before arriving in Ghana (Check with the Your Immigration Authorities or Ghana's Diplomatic Missions in your country).

Resident Permit

Residential permits (renewable annually) are processed by the International Students Office when International Students have fully registered. The process to attain this is as follows;

  • Step 1: Procure your non-citizen card.
    • $120 for initial application
    • $80 for first renewal
    • $60 for second and subsequent renewals
  • Step 2: Gather the following documents for the IRO
    • A copy of admission letter
    • 2 passport size pictures
    • Latest school fees receipt
    • Copy of non citizen card
    • Passport
Please Note: All documents are to be submitted to the Student Affairs office together with the cost of permit and any other penalties for permit overstay as the case maybe, if any
  • Permit cost (ECOWAS) GHS 100; Penalties GHS 50
  • Permit cost (NON- ECOWAS) GHS 150; Penalties GHS 100

Students' Residency Permit

Residential permits are required by law for International students in Ghana ( is annually renewed); The student's permit are processed by the International Students Office when International Students have fully registered who then submits to the Ghana Immigration Service for issuance. The process to attain this is as follows;


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