US Signs Visa-Free Policy in Favour of Ghanaians


Priscilla Christopher

The United States of America (USA) has signed a visa-free travel policy in the favour of all Ghanaians.

In this new policy signed by US’ Foreign Minister, Shirley Botchwey, holders of Ghanaian passports without any criminal records are entitled to visit the United States without visas for a period of 30 days only.

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Aside reducing the processing times in acquiring passports, the government has increased the validity of Ghanaian passports from 5 to 10 years.

The Satirist Attachee at the embassy, Dr. Baffour Gyawu (Mphil, Phd) told the press present that the only document needed to board a plane to the US is a valid passport and Police clearance certificate.

“Traffic offences are considered criminal”, he added.

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