Health Alert: Ghana Extends Restrictions on Gatherings

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

Location:  Ghana

Event:  Ghana’s Restrictions on Gatherings Extended to April 26

On April 12, 2020, the Government of Ghana announced that it is extending the restrictions on public gatherings for two weeks. The extension takes effect on Monday, April 13th and will end Sunday night April 26. This directive is in addition to the extended restrictions on movement announced on April 9 and that conclude on April 20. We encourage all Americans in Ghana to follow the Government of Ghana’s directives as part of their effort to “flatten the curve.” In addition, Ghana’s borders are closed until further notice. Information on the extended restrictions on gatherings can be found here.

REPATRIATION FLIGHTS: Flights on all commercial airlines in and out of Ghana have been cancelled. Each U.S. citizen or LPR traveler interested in any future repatriation flights must complete the online request form available here.  Do this EVEN IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SENT YOUR PERSONAL DETAILS to us via email, and please do NOT call or email the Embassy to confirm receipt of your request.  It is necessary to complete the form only once per person.  Unless you receive an email from U.S. Embassy Accra, using an email address ending in and instructing you to come to the airport, please do not come to the Embassy or go to the airport.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana      
+(233) 30-27-41-000      
+(233) 30-27-41-000 (after hours)      
No. 24, Fourth Circular Rd., Cantonments, Accra      
P.O. Box GP 2288      
Accra, Ghana

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Country Information for Ghana

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