Moving from Dubai to Ghana
Moving overseas to Ghana is exciting, but it is also stressful if you don’t know where to begin. International relocation requires plenty of research and thorough planning before heading across the globe to start your new life not to mention professional and skilled overseas shippers to ensure your goods arrive safely in your new country.
If you are planning a move to Ghana, let Dubai Movers assist you with every aspect of your relocation to ensure it is seamless and hassle-free. We provide all services you need: documentation assistance, customs assistance, packing, crating, and more!
How Dubai Movers can help for relocating to Ghana
At Dubai Movers, our moving specialists will be there to help you every step of the way during your move to Ghana. Before you get started, learn more about all of our offered shipping services and options to determine what best meets your needs:
- Your moving timeline: When do you need to be in Ghana? Should you ship your goods via air or sea freight?
- Your real estate plans: Will you be renting or buying a home?
- Your fragile items: Do you require packing or custom crating services?
- Your family/household size: Are you moving alone or with family? For business or personal reasons?
- Your cubic feet estimate: How large is your shipment?
How Much Does a Move to Ghana Cost?
Cost is an important determining factor when planning an overseas move. Schedule a home survey with us to receive the most accurate estimate to ship your goods to Ghana. One of our trained moving specialists will visit your home to assess your belongings and determine the cubic footage of your shipment. You will then receive a free quote to ship your goods and be provided with the services you require.
The cost of your move to Ghana will vary based on the cubic footage of your shipment, the method of shipping (air vs. sea freight) the services you require (packing and custom crating), and many other factors.
To get started, fill out our easy quote form and begin planning your move to Ghana today!
Ghana, a nation of western Africa, arranged on the bank of the Gulf of Guinea. Albeit generally little in zone and populace, Ghana is one of the main nations of Africa, halfway in view of its extensive characteristic riches and somewhat on the grounds that it was the primary dark African nation south of the Sahara to accomplish autonomy from provincial principle.
Notwithstanding being known for its lavish backwoods, assorted creature life, and miles of sandy seashores along a beautiful coast, Ghana is additionally celebrated for its rich history—its residence perhaps dating from 10,000 BCE—and as a captivating storehouse of social legacy. The nation takes its name from the incredible medieval exchanging realm that was found northwest of the cutting edge state until its death in the thirteenth century. Direct ocean exchange with Europe, set up in the fifteenth century, had a lot of effect on the zone’s occupants, a large number of whom effectively exchanged with the Portuguese, Dutch, British, and different Europeans.
Posts and palaces, a large number of which despite everything speck the Ghanaian coast today, was built by Europeans to ensure their exchange advantages. In spite of the fact that exchanging was initially fixated on the gold that was promptly accessible in the region (and from which the future British state the Gold Coast would take its name), the centre moved to the rewarding slave exchange the seventeenth century. The zone later got known for developing cacao, the wellspring of cocoa beans. Presented there in the late nineteenth century, cacao keeps on giving a significant fare to Ghana.
Advanced Ghana, which picked up its autonomy on March 6, 1957, comprises fundamentally of the previous Gold Coast. The settlement’s drive for autonomy was driven by patriot and Pan-African pioneer Kwame Nkrumah, who saw Ghana’s sway as being significant for the Ghanaian individuals as well as for the entirety of Africa, saying “Our freedom is futile except if it is connected up with the complete freedom of the African landmass.” Indeed, in excess of 30 other African nations, prodded by Ghana’s model, stuck to this same pattern and pronounced their own autonomy inside the following decade.
Nkrumah immediately laid the basis for financial autonomy inside the new nation also, setting out on numerous monetary advancement ventures. Sadly, many years of debasement, blunder, and military guideline frustrated development and accomplishment. By the 1990s, however, the nation’s situation started giving indications of progress, and Ghana is presently held up for instance of fruitful financial recuperation and political change in Africa.
Ghana’s authoritative capital is the beachfront city of Accra. Initially established on the site of a few Ga settlements, Accra formed into a prosperous exchanging centre point; today it fills in as the business and instructive focus of the region. Kumasi, another noticeable business community, is situated in the south-focal piece of the nation. Known as the “Nursery City of West Africa,” Kumasi is likewise the seat of the ruler of the Asante individuals, the remnant of a realm (see Asante domain) that existed in the eighteenth and nineteenth hundreds of years.
The economy is a blend of private and open endeavour. Around three-fifths of the GDP is gotten from the administration’s area, agribusiness contributes very nearly one-fifth, and industry around one-fourth.
Before autonomy, the administration’s job was bound for the most part to the arrangement of such essential utilities as water, power, railroads, streets, and postal administrations. Farming, business, banking, and industry were for the most part in private hands, with unfamiliar premiums controlling the more noteworthy offer in every one of them aside from horticulture.
Not long after freedom, the administration set out to broaden its command over the economy by building up countless state-possessed undertakings in agribusiness and industry. So as to compensate for the nearby deficiency of capital and enterprising abilities, measures were received to pull in unfamiliar financial specialists to work autonomously or in association with the legislature. These arrangements didn’t accomplish the ideal outcomes on account of lack of common sense and degenerate organization. By 1966, when the organization of Pres. Kwame Nkrumah was ousted, the overwhelming abroad getting whereupon the legislature had depended to help its monetary projects had disseminated practically the entirety of the nation’s abroad saves and had created outside and inside obligations adding up to some $1 billion.
Resulting governments have looked to manage the unfriendly parity of instalments, to capture expansion, to reschedule abroad obligations, to increment farming efficiency, and to set up mechanical improvement on a reasonable premise, just as to spare scant unfamiliar trade by empowering the exportation of privately made products.
Somewhere in the range of 1966 and 1972, there was a checked constriction in administrative inclusion in monetary issues. All things considered, the administration kept on giving essential utilities and remained the biggest single business of work. After 1972 upset, policymakers came back to the idea of a unified economy. The impressive obligation owed to four British organizations was disavowed, imports were cut, mechanical activities deserted after the fall of Nkrumah were revived, and an approach of expanded nationalization and state control was started. In 1974, following a two-year suspension of unfamiliar credits and help, the administration conceded to a calendar for the reimbursement of its obligations.
This was joined by a more open strategy toward venture by created nations, however, political flimsiness brought about various sporadic financial strategies. Ghana’s outer obligation and parity of import/export imbalance expanded and prompted a cheapening of the cedi (the national cash) in 1978, a money transformation in 1979, and a decrease of loan fees and demonetization of lower-esteem cedi notes in 1982. Under the rebuilding program supported by the World Bank in the last part of the 1980s, unfamiliar organizations and private business people were urged to put resources into private or joint private and open endeavours and to aid the restoration of the economy; when all is said in done, the pattern was toward expanded privatization of the economy.
The proceeded with the depreciation of the cedi after some time (from 1.02 cedis to the U.S. dollar in 1970 to 9,145 cedis to the U.S. dollar in 2006) effects affected both exchange and the average cost for basic items, however in general Ghana’s economy had started to recoup by the 1990s. Starting in the last part of the 1990s, the administration focused on improving financial dependability and straightforwardness, and it proceeded with privatization endeavours.
In the 21st century, Ghana—thought about a model of African financial recuperation and political change—equipped for considerable obligation alleviation measures, including help from the World Bank and International Monetary Fund’s Heavily Indebted Poor Country program in 2002 and the all-out obligation absolution plan settled upon by the Group of Eight nation pioneers in Gleneagles, Scotland, in 2005, yet by 2015 Ghana was experiencing high obligation trouble once more.
Ghana Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details
Free import by persons over 18 years of age:
1. 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;
2. 2 litres of table wine;
3. 1 litre of spirits over 22% volume or 2 litres of spirits less than 22% volume;
4. 250 ccs. of eau de toilette and 60 ccs. of perfume.
Arms and ammunition are restricted items and can only be imported after issuance of a special permit by the Ministry of Interior.
The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES.
Same regulations as for passengers apply.
Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health certificate issued at point of origin and an Import Permit from the Veterinary Head Office in Accra. Inspection fee GHS 50.-. Pets may enter as passenger’s checked baggage in the cabin or as cargo.
Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Ghana.
Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of Ghana if passengers do not leave the terminal.
Local (Ghanaian Cedi-GHS) and foreign currencies: up to USD 10,000.- or its equivalent. Passengers are required to declare the amounts to Customs and fill the BOG Foreign Exchange Declaration Form (FXDF) at the port of entry (or departure). Amounts exceeding USD 10,000.- will be seized.
Same regulations as for Import apply.
No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.