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An American in Ghana has outstayed her visa and wishes to travel

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An American in Ghana has outstayed her visa and wishes to travel to England. What are the legalities involved?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Hello,

The American national may travel to the UK under the visa waiver program if the intention is to visit the UK.

The fact that the American has overstayed in Ghana should not have any impact on visiting the UK.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Would she have to pay Ghana immigration for the overstay in order to leave? If so, approximately how much?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
Yes, my understanding is that there is a fine to be paid for overstaying which is approximately GHS 40 per month.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

One more point. Would she have to buy her ticket there over the counter because of the overstay? Or would it be OK for me to buy her ticket online?

Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
It doesn't matter how the ticket is purchased.
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