The United Arab Emirates has entered into a visa-free agreement with the Ghanaian government, following an approval by the parliament.
The agreement between governments of Ghana and the UAE was signed on Thursday, August 5, 2021, following the adoption of a Memorandum of Understanding by both parties.
The MOU is restricted to holders of diplomatic and other official passports whose background and conduct are in line with the public and state security apparatus.
According to reports, the agreement approved was on mutual exemption of entry visa requirements in respect of diplomatic, service/special, and ordinary passport holders.
The Agreement was executed on November 18, 2019, with the object of waiving the visa requirements for these particular passport holders in Ghana and the UAE before entering into each other’s territories where they can stay for a period not exceeding 90 days.