Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana

(July 13, 2020)

Location:  Ghana 

Event:  Emirates Airlines Special Commercial Flight Departing Ghana 

Emirates Airlines has informed the U.S. Embassy in Accra that the airline will be running a special commercial flight on Friday, July 17, 2020, from Kotoka International Airport direct to Dubai International Airport.  It is the embassy’s understanding from the airline that only U.S. citizens with valid U.S. passports or Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) with valid residency cards (“green cards”) will be allowed to purchase tickets or board the flight. Individuals holding a U.S. visa of any type (immigrant, tourist, student, business, etc.) will not be allowed to purchase tickets.

This is not a U.S. Government-chartered or -funded flight.  The U.S. Embassy is neither arranging nor purchasing tickets for private U.S. citizens or LPRs for this flight, and takes no responsibility for the ticketing process.  Interested individuals should contact Emirates Airlines directly by email at for booking information.  Please include a contact phone number in your email. 



U.S. Embassy Accra, Ghana
+(233) 30-27-41-000 24/7 for a recorded message
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 

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