Reopening of visa section

The visa section has resumed its activities in accordance with COVID Protocols

(Kindly find further information on the Ministry of the Interior website).

Ghana is currently listed in the orange category.


Below are the new conditions for travellers from Ghana intending to visit France:

  • 1) If you have taken any of the vaccines recognized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA): Pfizer/Comirnaty, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Vaxzevria/Covishield, Janssen): you are eligible to apply for a Schengen visa.
  • The vaccination schedule must be as follows: 2 doses + 7 days (or, for the Janssen vaccine, 1 dose + 28 days)
  • If you have not completed your vaccination schedule your visa application will not be accepted.
  • The ‘’essential visit’’ condition does not apply in this case.
  • 2) If you have not taken any of the vaccines recognized by the European Medicines Agency: Your visit is subject to the essential visit requirement for countries in the orange zone. You will be required to present a negative PCR test less than 72 hours old or a rapid antigenic detection test (RADT) less than 48h old before boarding.

On arrival, you will be required to undergo a random rapid antigenic detection test (RADT) and to self-quarantine for 7 days. At the end of the 7 days, you will be required to take a PCR test.


Visa application forms as well as the list of required documents can be found on this site:


Visa applicants are required to book appointments online by clicking the following link:

-  Student visas:
Reminder: student visa applicants should follow the compulsory Campus France procedure before booking an appointment.

NB: Remember to state ‘student visa’ on the remarks section.


To ensure the safety of both visitors and personnel of the embassy, certain measures have been put in place in accordance with Covid-19 protocols.

When coming for your interview, wear your mask, bring your own pen and arrange your documents in the same order as seen on the France-Visa site.

Visa applicants are to observe social distancing whilst waiting. A limited number of people will be allowed entry at a time to avoid crowding.

Processing time of visa applications may take longer than usual. We will do our best to expedite this process.

Issuance of visa does not guarantee the possibility of immediate entry into French territory.

Admission into French territory will be subject to prevailing restrictions at the borders.


- Issuance of a visa does not guarantee the possibility of immediate entry into the French territory.

- Before applying for a visa, it is advisable to ensure that access to French territory will be possible (have a compelling reason or be vaccinated).


- To apply for a visa, you must fill in your application form online on France Visas, the official website for visas to France:

- You will be able to make an appointment to visit VFS Global once you have completed your form online, via the following link: 4750

Dernière modification : 19/08/2021

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