Ghana

Living and
Working in Ghana

Connect with fellow expats in Ghana
Join exciting events and groups
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David Thyne

"Sharing expat experiences about Accra and the way of life in Ghana was really helpful to me. Thanks to InterNations!"

Johanna S. Mattikanen

"Finding work in Ghana is not easy for an expat woman. InterNations members helped me get involved in a charity project."

Working and living in Ghana with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Ghana? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Accra, Takoradi or some other international Ghanaian city?

The expat relocation to Ghana is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the sandy shores of the gulf coast, getting to know how Ghanaian folks celebrate Homowo Harvest Festival, or acquiring a taste for Ghana’s popular dishes like fufu…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Ghana. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from living in Bahrain to living in Cuba.

Top Articles in the Ghana Expat Guide

  • Moving to Ghana

    Interested in moving to Ghana? With the nation’s cultural heritage and economic prowess, you have every reason to be. Our guide to Ghana has details on the admin issues you face before relocation, as well as the prime choices of other expats who have already made the move abroad to Ghana.
  • Living in Ghana

    Life in Ghana may just be the multicultural experience of your lifetime! Ever since the nation’s independence in 1957, the various ethnic groups in Ghana have managed a peaceful coexistence, creating a wonderful cultural landscape. Our guide on Ghana has info on this and other topics.
  • Working in Ghana

    Some 11.5 million people working in Ghana — which is the estimated workforce of the country — have helped the economy withstand the global crises of the past years relatively unscathed. Reason enough for us to take a closer look at what working in Ghana is about! Read on for a short overview.

Reliable Information about living and working in Ghana

Relocating to and living in Ghana necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Ghanaian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Ghana: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Ghanaian income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs it healthy and safe to take a swim in local rivers, or should I rather avoid potential parasites?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Accra?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Ghanaian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Ghana is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Ghana is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Ghana. Various topics are covered in our Ghana Expat Guide from housing and household, to administration & finance or expat institutions and clubs, up to sports & leisure. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺWhere can I find the nearest cyber café in Accra?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Ghana? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Taiwan or living in UK!

From nannies and baby-sitters to international bookstores –
Advice on living and working in Ghana

In addition, our expat listings for Ghana include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like nannies and baby-sitters or international bookstores. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Ghana. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Hello among our InterNations members living and working in Ghana.

David Thyne

"Sharing expat experiences about Accra and the way of life in Ghana was really helpful to me. Thanks to InterNations!"

Johanna S. Mattikanen

"Finding work in Ghana is not easy for an expat woman. InterNations members helped me get involved in a charity project."

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