Travel Ghana among 13 countries with high denial rate of visas to USA

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The highest rates were recorded in the Middle East and Africa where the denial rate was over 60 percent.

Ghana is among 13 countries in the world with a high denial rate of visa to the United State of America in 2015, according to data from U.S. State Department, Bureau of Consular Affairs.

The highest rates were recorded in the Middle East and Africa where the denial rate was over 60 percent.

In Africa, they include Somalia which has the highest denial rate of 65 percent followed by Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Liberia and Mauritania.

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Other countries from around the world include Laos, Cuba, Syria, Afghanistan, Cuba and El Salvador.

Applicants for US visas are typically not told the exact reason why they have been denied, however, denial varies by country.

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There are 38 countries that have free visa regime with the USA but they would have to provide the America government with their personal information before they enter the country.

Of the 38, 30 are European countries, seven are Asia and Oceania and one South American country.

Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Asia and Oceania: Australia, Brunei, Japan, New Zealand,  Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan

South America: Chile