Travel Update: Ghanaians to travel to the Bahamas without a visa after waiver agreement


Ghana’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has recently announced the signing of a mutual visa waiver agreement with the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

This agreement, detailed in a circular dated 20th February 2024, aims to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, which share mutual interests based on a common history, culture, and identity.

The reciprocal visa waiver agreement means that holders of ordinary Ghanaian passports can now travel to the Bahamas without the need to apply for a visa.

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This development is part of Ghana’s efforts to enhance its diplomatic relations and promote easier travel for its citizens.

Ambassador of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas to the Republic of Ghana,  Andrew Wilson, with Honourable Kwaku Ampratwum-Sarpong, M.P., Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration after the signing of the waiver

As of February 2024, Ghanaian passport holders join a growing list of individuals from 31.1 million other countries who can travel to 84 countries without a visa or by obtaining an eVisa/visa on arrival. This move not only simplifies travel arrangements but also opens up new opportunities for tourism, business, and cultural exchanges between Ghana and the Bahamas.

Credit: IShootGhana

With this exciting news, many are considering the Bahamas as a potential destination for vacation or work. Whether you’re drawn by the pristine beaches, vibrant culture, or business opportunities, the Bahamas now offers Ghanaian travelers visa-free entry, making it easier to explore and experience all that this beautiful country has to offer.

Are you planning a trip to the Bahamas soon? Share your thoughts and travel plans in the comments below!



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