This guidance aims at providing an overview of the UK visa from Ghana in 2019 for all types of entry clearance applications. Accordingly, the post provides the details of all types of UK visa application fees in Ghanaian Cedi (GH₵) and US$ from Ghana, especially for Ghanaian nationals applying for the UK tourist, family and business visitor visa for the very first time. In fact, the post also tries to answer FAQs relating to the UK visa requirements, processing time and refusal rates from Ghana. And also explain the usefulness of UK visa priority and TLS Connect added-value services from Accra, Ghana. Therefore, the post covers the following topics:
- How many Ghanaian Nationals apply for a British visa?
- UK visitor visa application fee and processing time from Ghana
- UK spouse visa charges and processing time from Ghana
- Tier 1 application charges and processing time
- Tier 2 applications cost and timelines
- UK Tier 4 student visa cost and processing time from Ghana
- Tier 5 application fee and processing time
- Application fees for other types of UK work visa from Ghana
- Additional FAQs relating to UK visa from Ghana in 2019
Furthermore, for case processing and representation contact specialist immigration solicitors.
1) How many Ghanaian nationals apply for a UK visa every year?
Perhaps, approximately, more than 32K Ghanaian citizens apply for UK visa from Ghana every year. As a matter of fact, usually, more than 75% of applicants apply for the UK visit visa from Ghana. For instance, in 2018 the share of UK visitor visas was 77% in the total visas issued to Ghanaian nations. However, empirically, the UK visa refusal rate from Ghana is on a higher side i.e. more than 40%.
UK visa applications from Ghana during April-June 2019
According to the Official Statistics, during 2019Q2, a total of 12,566 Ghanaian citizens apply for a UK entry clearance visa. In fact, 11,258 decisions made on the entry clearance applications from Ghana. And also 7,224 visas granted to Ghanian nationals during the 2019Q2 and as many as 3,979 applications refused. Moreover, 55 applications withdrawn and no application lapsed during the quarter. Therefore, during the second quarter of 2019, the UK visa success and refusal rate for Ghanaian nationals is 64.17% and 35.34%, respectively.
Total decisions during 2015-18
Quite clearly, during 2015-18 the number of decisions made on the applications from Ghana hovers in the range of 32-38K. Perhaps, the number of decisions during 2018 considerably increased to 38,515 after touching the lowest ebb of 32,006 in 2017.
UK visa grants to Ghanian citizens in 2015-18
Apparently, during 2015-18 the number of grants to Ghanaian citizens hovers in the range of 17-21K. Quite clearly, in 2018 the number of grants increased to 21,842, which touched the lowest ebb of 17,425 in 2016. Therefore, the number of grants to Ghanaians in 2018 was considerably higher than that during the preceding 3 years i.e. 2015-17.
UK visa success and refusal rate from Ghana during 2015-18
In fact, the UK visa success rate from Ghana after decreasing to 53.27% in 2016, bounced to more than 58% during 2017 and 2018. Moreover, in 2019 Q2, the UK visa success rate from Ghana has further increased to 64.17%, which in comparison to the empirical statistics is indeed quite high. However, during the 2015-18 period, the UK visa refusal rate has remained more than 40%.
|UK visa refusal rate from Ghana||40.99%||46.56%||42.44%||42.75%|
|UK Visa Applications made by Ghanaian citizens||32,326||32,558||32,881||38,292|
|No. of decisions||32,216||32,708||32,006||38,515|
|UK visa grants to Ghanaian citizens||18,876||17,425||18,158||21,842|
|No. of applications refused||13,205||15,230||13,583||16,465|
|No. of applications withdrawn||88||51||263||207|
|UK visa success rate from Ghana||58.59%||53.27%||56.73%||56.71%|
Types of UK visa grants to Ghanian nationals
Furthermore, 21,842 Ghanaian citizens were granted UK visa during 2018 in the following broad categories:
- Visitor Visa: 16,959
- Transit: 101
- Short-Term Study: 358
- Family Settlement: 765
- Dependant joining or accompanying: 34
- EEA Family Permit: 1,573
- PBS Tier 1: 5
- PBS Tier 2: 215
- Tier 4 Student: 1,250
- PBS Tier 5: 231
- Domestic Worker: 76
- Non-PBS UK ancestry visa – 2
- Non-PBS Other permit-free employment (Main apps) – 2
- Other temporary visas – 246
- Certificate of entitlement to right of abode (Main apps): 16
- Other Settlement (indefinite leave): 10
Finally, to know the details of UK visa applications from other countries please refer to Egypt, India, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE and USA.
2) UK visitor visa application fee and processing time from Ghana
In fact, Ghanaian nationals applying for UK visa need to pay the online application charges in US Dollars. However, most of the applicants like to know an approximate equivalent in Ghanaian Cedi (GH₵). Therefore, the following sections of the post provide the details of the latest UK visa cost from Ghana in 2019: Price in Ghanaian Cedi (GH₵) and US Dollars. And also the details of the UK visa processing time from Accra, Ghana.
Quite clearly, the Home Office normally revise the application charges only one time during the year. Therefore, the charges in GBP usually remain the same during the year. Nevertheless, due to exchange rate fluctuations, the UK Visa charges in Ghanaian Cedi (GH₵) may vary during the year. Furthermore, the exchanges rate used for computing application charges in this post is GH₵5/50 to a US$.
UK standard visitor visa fees from Ghana 2019
Apparently, Ghanian nationals can apply for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years standard visitor visa from Ghana. Perhaps, the most common and popular application is for 6 months standard visitor visa. The UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for 6 months application is GH₵665 ($121). Moreover, the charges for 2, 5 and 10 years applications are GH₵2,525, GH₵4,576 and GH₵5,747, respectively.
6 months visa charges with priority service
The UK visa cost from Ghana in 2019 for 6 months with priority service is GH₵2,205 i.e. application cost GH₵665 plus the priority service price of GH₵1,540. Please note: the charges are non-refundable!
2-year visa application cost with priority service
Quite clearly, the UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for 2 years with priority service is GH₵4,065 i.e. application cost GH₵2,525 plus the priority service charges of GH₵1,540.
5-year visa application charges with priority service
In fact, the UK visa price Ghana 2019 for 5 years with priority service is GH₵6,116 i.e. application fees GH₵4,576 plus the priority service charges of GH₵1,540.
10-year visa application charges with priority service
Finally, the UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for 10 years with priority service is GH₵7,287 i.e. application cost GH₵5,747 plus the priority service charges of GH₵1,540.
Private medical treatment
The UK visa application fees Ghana 2019 for more than 6 months but less than 11 months private medical treatment visa is GH₵1,325 ($241).
Moreover, the UK embassy fees from Ghana in 2019 for visiting academic visa for more than 6 months but less than 12 months is GH₵1,325 ($241).
Marriage visitor visa
Quite clearly, the UK visa cost from Ghana 2019 for the UK marriage visitor visa is GH₵665 i.e $121.
Permitted paid engagement
Furthermore, the application cost for permitted paid engagement (PPE) is GH₵665 (i.e. $121).
Approved Destination Scheme (ADS)
The application charges under Approved Destination Scheme (ADS) for visiting the UK in a Chinese tour group are GH₵665 (i.e. $121).
How many Ghanaians get the UK visitor visa in 2018?
In fact, 16,959 Ghanaians get the UK visitor visa during 2018 with the following breakup:
- Visitors (Main apps) – 14,965
- Visitors (Dep) – 1,994
UK transit visa application fee from Ghana 2019
Apparently, the UK transit visa fees Ghana 2019 for direct airside and landside transit visa are GH₵242 ($44) and GH₵445 ($81), respectively. And also GH₵445 ($81) for the purpose of joining a ship or aircraft as a member of the crew of that ship or aircraft.
How many Ghanaians get the UK transit visa?
Quite clearly, 101 Ghanaians get the UK transit visa during 2018.
What is the UK transit visa processing time from Ghana?
Perhaps, most of the UK transit visa applications from Accra, Ghana, usually processed within 10-15 working days. However, at times the decision-making process may take more time.
Short-term study visa
Furthermore, the UK visa fees from Ghana for the short term student visa (aka student visitor visa) for up to six months in Ghanaian Cedi is GH₵677 ($123). However, the charges for a short term study visa up to 11 months is GH₵1,298 ($236).
How many Ghanaians get the short-term study?
In fact, 358 Ghanaian citizens get the short term study visa during 2018. Moreover, the short-term study visa was previously known as the UK student visitor visa.
How to apply for the UK visit visa from Ghana?
An applicant can apply online for any type of UK visitor visa. Perhaps, an applicant can read the questions in different languages. However, can answer only in English. Moreover, after selecting a language for reading the questions, one needs to select Ghana as the country if an applicant is applying from inside Ghana. Perhaps, if a Ghanaian passport holder is applying from some other country such as Nigeria then needs to provide the details of the residence.
How to submit UK visa application in Ghana?
An applicant needs to attend an appointment at the following application centre in Ghana:
- Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Emporium Building, 1st floor, Accra, Ghana
When can I apply for a UK visitor visa from Ghana?
In fact, a Ghanian national can apply for a UK visitor visa application 3 months prior to the intended visit. For instance, if a Ghanian passport holder wishes to visit the UK for tourism from December 15, 2019, to 5 Jan 2020, for Christmas and New Year then can submit an application at the UKVAC Accra, Ghana, from Sept 15, 2019, onwards. However, Ghanian nationals usually submit a UK visitor visa application 4-5 weeks prior to the scheduled visit as the processing time for most of the applications from Ghana is within 15-30 working days!
Do applicants really require to submit any photographs?
No, applicants don’t need to submit any photographs with their UK visa application in Ghana. Certainly, the UK visa application procedure has changed during the last few years. Therefore, the information relating to the requirement of submitting a photograph with the UK entry clearance application form and supporting documents is misleading and outdated.
So, what is the new procedure for the photograph?
In fact, the staff of the VFS Global application centre Accra, Ghana, takes an electronic photo of the applicant at the time of application submission. Moreover, the staff of UKVAC also takes an applicant’s biometrics i.e. scanning of fingers + thumbs. Therefore, in case of a successful decision, the British HC or Embassy use the electronic photo for visa vignette.
What are the UK visitor visa documents requirements from Ghana?
Quite clearly, the requirements for submitting supporting documents with the UK visa application for Ghanian citizens is the same as that for any other visa national. Therefore, an applicant applying for UK visa from Ghana needs to submit the following types of documents at the visa application centre:
- Print out of the UK visa online application form
- Current valid Ghanian passport
- Previous Ghanian passport, if applicable
- Translation of documents, which are not in English/Welsh
- Invitation letter, if applicable
- A UK address for staying during the visit
- Residential address in Ghana
- Telephone or mobile number
- Marriage certificate, if applicable
- Family certificate, if applicable
- Business/Employer details
- Tax registration certificate
- Tax returns
- Bank statements
- Salary slips (for employed persons)
- Conveyance/Mortgage Deed or Rental Agreement of the address in Ghana
- Evidence of assets
What is the UK visitor visa processing time from Ghana?
Perhaps, all the short and long-term visitor visa from Ghana usually processed within 15-30 days i.e. 3 to 6 weeks. Here it is important to note that UKVI’s service standard is to process all visitor visa applications within 12 weeks, respectively. Therefore, if an applicant intends to apply for UK visa from Accra, Ghana, then may expect a decision within 1 week with priority service or 3-6 weeks with standard service.
How to fast track UK visitor visa from Ghana?
An applicant can fast track a UK visitor visa application from Ghana by purchasing the priority service. The cost of the express service is GH₵1,540 (US$280). Apparently, the UKVI’s service standard for priority non-settlement visa applications is 5 working days or 1 week for applications from Ghana.
Who can use the service to expedite visa processing?
Perhaps, the priority service is usually for a straightforward case. However, even if you don’t have a straightforward case then no one is going to stop you from not purchasing the service!
How popular is UK priority visa service in Ghana?
Apparently, more than 30% of the business and long term visitor visa applications from Ghana decide within 1 week or 5 working days. Therefore, a large number of Ghanaian businesspersons usually opt for UK visitor visa priority service.
Does the priority service guarantee anything?
No, certainly the priority service does not guarantee a favourable result. Moreover, payment for the express service does not even guarantee a quick decision. However, the UKVI usually expedite the processing of priority applications. Moreover, also inform an applicant via email, if the priority visa does process within 5 working days!
What if you experience delays in processing?
Perhaps, at times only a fraction of the applications from Ghana might experience delays in processing. Apparently, there could be a number of different reasons for delays in UK visa processing.
What if the UK visa application gets refused from Ghana?
Certainly, there is no right of appeal against the refusal of a UK visitor visa application from Ghana. However, a Ghanian passport holder has the option of either re-applying or filing an immigration judicial review against the refusal.
3) UK settlement visa fee and timelines from Ghana
The details of the UK settlement visa application cost and processing time from Ghana for family settlement applications and also for dependant family members joining in the UK are as under:
UK spouse visa fee from Ghana
The UK spouse, civil, unmarried and same-sex partner visa fees from Ghana is GH₵10,642 ($1,935). And the fee is also the same for a fiancé(e) and proposed civil partner visa. Finally, the settlement visa charges for the parent and dependant child visa under Appendix FM are also GH₵10,642 ($1,935).
UK spouse visa priority service from Ghana
Quite clearly, the UK spouse visa fee with priority service from Ghana in 2019 is GH₵14,646 i.e. UK spouse visa fee GH₵10,642 plus the UK settlement priority service fee GH₵4,004 ($728).
Who should use the priority service?
Furthermore, the settlement priority visa service is for a straightforward case. Therefore, applicants with past refusals, adverse immigration history and complex circumstances may not opt for the priority service. However, if your case is not straightforward, you can purchase the priority service at your own risk and cost!
What is the UK spouse visa processing time from Ghana?
Quite clearly, the service standard of UKVI for settlement or spouse visa from Ghana is to process 95% and 100% applications within 12 and 24 weeks, respectively. However, the service standard for spouse settlement priority visa processing is to decide an application within 30 working days or 6 weeks.
What is the UK spouse visa average processing time from Ghana?
Perhaps, a few spouse visa applications from Ghana conclude even within 15-30 working days i.e. 3 to 6 weeks. However, for most of the applications the processing time is usually 12 weeks or 60 working days. Nevertheless, some applications even remain outstanding after 120 working days!
Other dependant family members
Moreover, the UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for an Adult Dependant Relative is GH₵22,715 ($4,130). In fact, in the context of ADR, a dependant family member means an applicant, who requires care, such as a parent, grandparent, brother or sister and son or daughter aged 18 years or over.
Apparently, the application charges for returning residents are GH₵3,608 ($656).
Refugee dependant relative
Furthermore, the cost of settlement application for a refugee dependant relative is GH₵2,711 ($493).
Application fee: family reunion for asylum seekers
Apparently, there is no fee for Family reunion, under Part 11 of Asylum, Immigration Rules (pre-flight dependants). However, the UK visa fees from Ghana 2019 for the post-flight non-settled person is GH₵10,642 ($1,935). Moreover, the application charges for the family reunion – other dependent relatives – are GH₵2,711 ($493).
Settlement for current and former members of HM armed forces
Furthermore, the application charges for Ghanaian citizens nationals for settlement of current and former members of HM armed forces and their dependants are GH₵10,642 ($1,935) for:
- Former UK Armed Forces
- Pre 1997 Gurkhas (outside immigration rules)
- Overage dependant children of pre-1997 Gurkhas
- HM Forces dependants applying under part 4,5,7 or 8 of Appendix Armed Forces
How many Ghanaians get the UK settlement visa?
In fact during 2018, as many as 765 Ghanaian citizens get the UK family visa with the following breakup:
- Partner i.e. UK visa for Ghanaian husband or wife- 580
- Partner (for immediate settlement)- 3
- Child- 59
- Child (for immediate settlement)- 113
- Other- 10
Dependant Joining or Accompanying
Evidently, 34 Ghanaian citizens get a visa as a dependant partner (3) and child (31) to join or accompany their family members in the UK during 2018.
Family Members of EEA and Swiss nationals
How many Ghanaian nationals get the EEA family permit?
Apparently, 1,573 Ghanaians get EEA family permits during 2018.
What is the EEA family permits timeline from Ghana?
Perhaps, most of the EEA family permit applications from Ghana decide within 3-6 weeks. However, the average processing time for EEA family permit applications from Ghana is usually 2-3 working days.
4) UK Tier 1 visa application charges and processing time
The details of Tier 1 application fees and timelines from Ghana are as under:
Tier 1 Investor application fee
Indeed, the Tier 1 Investor application cost for entry clearance applications from Ghana is GH₵11,341 ($2,062) for main applicants and dependants.
Tier 1 Entrepreneur
Quite clearly, the UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for Tier 1 Entrepreneur entry clearance applications is GH₵7,133 ($1,297). However, from March 29, 2019, the Innovator visa has replaced PBS Tier 1 entrepreneur.
Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur
Furthermore, the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur entry clearance fees for Ghanaian citizens are GH₵2,535 ($461). Evidently, the start-up visa under Appendix W has replaced the Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneur for fresh applications from July 6, 2019.
Tier 1 Exceptional Talent
Apparently, the charges for Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Stage 1 – endorsement application – main applicant for the Ghanaian passport holders are GH₵3,185 ($579).
Stage 2 Tier 1 exceptional talent application
Moreover, Tier 1 exceptional talent Stage 2 entry clearance application for the main applicant costs GH₵1,061 (US$193).
Furthermore, the charges for Tier 1 exceptional talent subsequent and dependants applications are GH₵4,251 ($773).
Tier 1 General and PSW – dependant applicants only
Apparently, the UK visa fees in Ghanaian Cedi for Tier 1 General and PSW dependant applicants are GH₵7,133 ($1,297) and GH₵4,224 ($768), respectively. Please note both these routes are closed for main applicants.
How many Ghanaian Nationals get the Tier 1 visa?
Evidently, only 5 Ghanaians get the Tier 1 visa during 2018 i.e.
- Tier 1 Graduate Entrepreneurs (Main Applicant)- 1
- Tier 1 Exceptional Talent (Main Applicant and Dep)- 4
What is the processing time for a Tier 1 visa from Ghana?
Perhaps, there are too few PBS Tier 1 applications from Ghana to clearly explain the Tier 1 processing time from Ghana. However, generally speaking, a Tier 1 application usually conclude within 30 working days.
5) Tier 2 application fee and processing time from Ghana
The details of UK Tier 2 application charges and timelines from Ghana are as under:
What is the UK embassy work visa fees in Ghana?
Perhaps, the Tier 2 visa application cost is generally referred to as UK embassy work visa fees in Ghanaian Cedi. Moreover, the Tier 2 visa application fees from Ghana is also erroneously referred to as UK work permit fees from Ghana. Please note: PBS Tier 2 replaced the UK work permit route in 2008. Moreover, the Points-based system (PBS) Tier 2 and Tier 5 application fee is also applicable to the Isle of Man. And Council of Europe Social Charter (CESC) discount of US$70/- (£55) applies to PBS main applicants.
Tier 2 General
Quite clearly, the application fee for Tier 2 General, ICT – LT Staff, Sportsperson and Minister of Religion, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less is GH₵4,263 ($775).
Fees for CoS for more than 3 years
Moreover, the charges for Tier 2 General and ICT – Long Term Staff, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of more than three years are GH₵8,525 ($1,550).
Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee
Apparently, the UK work visa fees from Ghana for Tier 2 ICT Graduate Trainee is GH₵3,371 ($613) for the main and dependant applicants.
Tier 2 General Shortage Occupation
The UK work visa fees for Ghanaian passport holders for Tier 2 General shortage occupation is GH₵3,245 ($590) for main and dependant applicants, where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of three years or less.
Fees for CoS for more than 3 years
The UK work visa fees for Ghanaian nationals for Tier 2 General shortage occupation is GH₵6,485 ($1,179) where a certificate of sponsorship has been issued for a period of 3 years or more, respectively.
How many Ghanaian nationals get the Tier 2 work visa?
Evidently, 215 Ghanaians get Tier 2 (Pre-PBS equivalent) work visa during 2018 under the following categories:
- Tier 2 General- 104
- Intracompany transfers – long-term- 30
- Ministers of Religion – 1
- Sportsperson – 1
- Work permit holders- 3
- Tier 2 (Deps)- 45
- Tier 2 Intracompany transfers – long-term (Deps)- 27
- Work permit holders (Deps) – 4
What is the Tier 2 visa processing time from Ghana?
Perhaps, most of the Tier 2 applications from Ghana usually decide within 15 working days. However, some of the applications conclude within 5-10 working days. Moreover, all the Tier 2 applications from Ghana usually decide within 60 working days. Please refer: Tier 2 priority service for details.
6) UK Tier 4 student visa fee and processing time from Ghana
The details of UK Tier 4 application charges and processing time from Ghana are as under:
Tier 4 student visa fee
The charges for Tier 4 students and their dependants are GH₵2,431 ($442). Moreover, the application fee is the same for entry clearance as a student to enter the Bailiwick of Gurnsey or Bailiwick of Jersey.
Tier 4 student priority service
The UK visa fees from Ghana 2019 for a Tier 4 student application with priority service is GH₵3,971 ($722) i.e. application charges GH₵2,431 ($442) plus the priority service cost GH₵1,540 ($280).
Parent of a Tier 4 child visa
Moreover, the application cost for Parent of a Tier 4 child visa (up to 12 months) is GH₵3,608 ($656).
How many Ghanaian nationals get the Tier 4 student visa?
Evidently, 1,250 students from Ghana get the Tier 4 student visa during 2018 with the following breakup:
- PBS – Tier 4 General student (Main apps)- 1,098
- Tier 4 Child Student (Main apps)- 17
- PBS – Tier 4 General student (Deps) – 135
What is the UK Tier 4 student visa processing time from Ghana?
Apparently, most of the Tier 4 applications from Ghana usually conclude within 10-15 days. However, a decision can be as quick as within 5-7 working days. Moreover, a fraction of the applications takes more time. However, such applications also usually conclude within 6 weeks i.e. 30 working days.
7) Tier 5 work visa applications from Ghana
The details of UK Tier 5 application charges and processing time from Ghana are as under:
Tier 5 work visa fee
The application fee for Tier 5 main applicant and dependants is GH₵1,705 ($310) for Charity Worker, Creative and sporting, Government Authorised Exchange, Religious Worker, Youth Mobility Scheme and International Agreement.
How many Ghanaian citizens get the Tier 5 work visa?
Evidently, 231 Ghanaians get the Tier 5 temporary worker visa during 2018 under the following categories:
- Charity Workers- 23
- Creative and Sporting- 94
- Government Authorised Exchange- 61
- International Agreement- 18
- Religious Workers- 23
- Tier 5 Dependants- 12
What is the Tier 5 processing time from Ghana?
Perhaps, usually, most of the Tier 5 applications from Ghana conclude within 10-15 working days. However, usually, more than 25% of the Tier 5 applications conclude within 10 working days. Moreover, only a small fraction of the Tier 5 applications from Ghana take more than 3-6 weeks to process.
8) Applications for other work categories from Ghana
The details of the charges for other work categories are as under:
Startup and Innovator visa fee Ghana 2019/20
Apparently, the application charges for the UK innovator visa are GH₵7,133 ($1,297). However, the cost of applying for a start-up visa is GH₵2,535 ($461). Furthermore, if applicable, the charges are subject to a CESC discount of £55 for the main applicant.
Moreover, the UK ancestry visa fees Ghana 2019 is GH₵3,608 ($656).
Representative of an overseas business
Furthermore, the cost of a representative of overseas business and dependants application is GH₵4,263 ($775). Moreover, the application cost is the same for an employee of an overseas newspaper, news agency or broadcasting organisation.
Domestic worker in private household
Apparently, the charges for an overseas domestic worker in a private household is GH₵3,608 ($656).
Furthermore, there is no application fee for
- Turkish businessperson visa
- Diplomatic Posting to the UK
- Diplomatic Posting to the UK (Dependant)
- Members of International Organisations on Official Visits
- Official Transit through the UK
- Official Visit to the UK
Right of abode – certificate of entitlement
The UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for the Right of abode – certificate of entitlement is GH₵2,711 ($493).
Transfer of conditions (vignette transfer)
Moreover, the fees for vignette transfer (transfer of a valid visa vignette to a new passport or replace a lost/stolen document) are GH₵1,078 ($196).
Single-entry visa to replace BRP
Apparently, the UK visa fees Ghana 2019 for Single entry visa to replace a biometric residence permit are GH₵1,078 ($196).
Enquiry service charges
Additionally, the cost of UK visa enquiry service for knowing the application status from Ghana is:
- GH₵39 ($7) for International Contact Centre Email Service (per query)
- GH₵11 ($2) for International Contact Centre Telephone Helpline (per minute)
Quite clearly, the cost of registered travellers is GH₵352 ($64) and GH₵165 ($30) for an adult and child, respectively. Moreover, the cost of registration of new documents is GH₵137 ($25).
9) UK visa from Ghana 2019 FAQs
This covers a few faqs relating to application charges and premium services from Ghana, especially for the first time tourist and family visitor visa applicants.
What is the UK child visitors visa fee Ghana 2019?
Apparently, the application fee for infants and children is the same as that for adults. Therefore, the application charges for 6 months, 2, 5 and 10 years visitor visa application for infants and children are also GH₵665, GH₵2,525, GH₵4,576 and GH₵5,747, respectively.
What is the UK tourist visa fee from Ghana 2019?
Certainly, a fresh applicant needs to apply for the 6 months multiple-entry visitor visa for tourism or family visit. Apparently, the UK tourist visa fees from Ghana in 2019 is GH₵665 ($121). Moreover, at times applicants also refer the UK 6 months visitor visa as England or London visit visa from Ghana. Perhaps, a repeat visitor can also apply for a long-term visitor visa for tourism and family purpose. Furthermore, the UK tourist visa fees from Ghana for 2, 5 and 10 years visa application are GH₵2,525 ($459), GH₵4,576 ($832) and GH₵5,747 ($1,045), respectively.
How much is the UK business visa fee from Ghana 2019?
Furthermore, apart from tourism and family, visiting the UK for a business purpose is quite frequent from Ghana. Indeed, the UK business visa fee from Ghana for 6-months, 2, 5 and 10 years applications is GH₵665 ($121), GH₵2,525 ($459), GH₵4,576 ($832) and GH₵5,747 ($1,045), respectively.
What is the UK priority visa fee Ghana 2019?
Quite clearly, the UK visa fees for Priority non-settlement and settlement (spouse) service in Ghana are GH₵1,540 ($280) and GH₵4,004 ($728), respectively. If an application is straightforward and the applicant can afford the additional charges to fast-track settlement or non-settlement application then it is advisable to opt for the priority or super-priority service from Ghana. However, the service does not affect or influence the outcome of the decision.
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