Ghana currency control policy does not allow any travelers whether citizens or foreigners to carry any amount of cash in or out of the country without declaring it to the government security agency. There are restrictions on the physical conveyance of currency to and from Ghana. You cannot just wake up one day, pack all your bags and baggage and all the American Dollar, British Pound Sterling, Brazilian Pearl, Canadian Dollar or other foreign currencies you have worked for all your life and say you are travelling to Ghana.
This page give you detail of the amount of cash of money the law under Ghana currency control policy allowed you to bring in to or out of Ghana, without having problem with the country law enforcement agencies.
The Amount of Cash and the Rules that Guild Its Movement
$10,000 or it equivalent in another currencies is the amount of cash traveler is allow to import or export to Ghana.
Though it is allowed but yet the amount of the cash must be declared in writing at the ports of entry the country. Any amount larger than that will be seized.
Residents and non residents travelling abroad are permitted to
carry up to US$10,000 or its equivalent in traveler’s cheque or any
other monetary instrument.
Residents and non-residents arriving in Ghana are similarly
permitted to carry up to US$10,000 or its equivalent in traveler’s
cheque or any other monetary instrument.
Amounts in excess of US$10,000 or its equivalent shall NOT be
carried in cash of any form of currency or monetary instrument by
a traveler whether resident or non-resident.
Amounts in excess of US$10,000 or other foreign currency
equivalent shall be transferred only through a bank or authorized
Where the amount does not exceed the US$10,000 limit or its
equivalent in any other currency the traveler is required to declare
the amount to Customs and proceed to fill the BOG Foreign
Exchange Declaration Form (FXDF) at the port of entry or
Where the amount exceeds the limit of US$10,000, Customs shall
seize the entire amount whether declared or not.