Ghana Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Ghana
Capital city: Accra
Currency: Ghana Cedi (GHS)
Local time: GMT + 0
Telephone code: + 233
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by persons over 18 years of age:1. 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;2. 2 liters of table... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Arms and ammunition are restricted items and can only be imported after issuance of a special permit by the Ministry of Interior.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

Same regulations as for passengers apply.... More information


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by:- an import permit; and- an export permit issued by the exporting country; and- a rabies vaccin... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Ghana.Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local (Ghanaian Cedi-GHS) and foreign currencie... More information

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