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Enter Ghana, no Carnet.

Hi guys.

I'm planning on entering Ghana next week from Burkina Faso with no carnet. I'm riding on a 24 year old moped that's worth around £350 and its been fine so far. One of my friends though, riding a 125 motor cross with a carnet entered Ghana this morning at Leo and said it would be impossible to enter there without one...? I don't like the word 'impossible.'

Does anyone here have any recent experience of getting into Ghana without a carnet or recommend which would be the best border to try. I know that generally its the smaller borders that are best but I've heard that the one at Po give out the passavant very easily.

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Liam and c90 around the World
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I heard lots of reports about needing one for Ghana, but in 2010 when I was there two 4x4's crossed at the main border crossing without one.

I crossed to the west, above Wa, and they didn't seem that interested in my carnet, they stamped out of politeness it seemed, then gave me all their temp import paperwork alongside it and explained I needed to keep it safe for when I excited....
( I had a Land Rover 4x4).

Excited at a small border crossing and the just took the temp paperwork, stamped out the carnet in 10 seconds...
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