Here you will find important tips and useful information for Ghana.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
GHS 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ GHS 0.00 (07/2015)
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
The Travel Mastercard card is occasionally accepted at major hotels and restaurants.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
The declaration form must be kept until final departure.
Each exchange of currency must be declared (see official declaration form).
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in euro (EUR) or British pounds (GBP).
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket.
Akkra, Kanda Highways/Ridge Street, North Ridge Area
Tel. +233 302 22 81 25 / +233 302 22 81 85
8.30 - 14.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.30 - 15.00 h (Fri)
8.30 - 12.30 h and 13.30 - 17.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 13.00 h (Sat)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against yellow fever mandatory.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
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