The Director of
Immigration being the head of the service acts as the chief
adviser to the service board and the Minister of Interior. The
day-to-day administration is the responsibility of the Director.
Immigration Service is mandated to regulate and monitor the
entry, residence, employment and exit of all foreigners.
Movement of Ghanaians in and out of the country is equally
This site is designed to
provide basic information about the visa and work permit
application process in Ghana. It is not intended to be a
full explanation of Ghana government’s Immigration policy and is
provided only as a general guide which does not constitute a
The Ghana government through the
Ministry of the Interior on the advice of the Ghana Immigration
Service board formulates immigration policies.