1. The building of Radio Builsa 25 Years of Cooperation between Ghana and the reunited Germany
  2. The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016
  3. Financial Cooperation Agreement GHANA AND GERMANY SIGN FINANCIAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT, WORTH € 34 MIO.
The building of Radio Builsa

25 Years of Cooperation between Ghana and the reunited Germany

Numerous German institutions are active in the fields of development cooperation, economy, culture and education in Ghana. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of German Unity and a quarter of a century of cooperation between Ghana and the reunited Germany, we present the different partners each at a time in a frequent rotation.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

"We need a strong OSCE in order to resolve conflicts."  On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE). Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme on 14 January 2016.

Financial Cooperation Agreement

GHANA AND GERMANY SIGN FINANCIAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT, WORTH € 34 MIO.

On the 17th November 2015 the signing ceremony of the financial cooperation framework agreement between Germany and Ghana took place at the Ministry of Finance in Accra. As a result of the bilateral negotiations held in June 2015 in Berlin the agreement grants Ghana the sum of € 34 Mio. of financial cooperation over a period of 3 years (2015 to 2017).

Afife Senior High Technical School

Sports Equipment for Afife Senior High Technical School

The German Embassy Accra made a donation of sports equipment (footballs and jerseys) to Senior High Technical  School in Afife (Volta Region).

inauguration of the cable granulator

Environmentally sound recycling of electronic waste: cable granulator inaugurated

A cable granulator that was financed by the German Embassy started operating at the company City Waste Management on January 14th, 2016. It is meant to reduce the burning of cables at the dumpsite at Agbogbloshie and a first step to environmentally compatible dismantling of electronic waste.

AvH AIMS reception

AvH-Foundation is funding a research chair at the AIMS in Biriwa

The new chair was created to help strengthen university education and research in mathematics in Africa. High-ranking scientists from Germany as well as representatives of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (AvH) and of the Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) of Germany arrived in December 2015 in Ghana to select the international applicants.

Order of Merit to Sister Agathina Miss

Awarding of the Order of Merit to Sister Agathina Miss

On 17 December 2015 Ambassador Rüdiger John handed over the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany to Sister Agathina Miss. The order was awarded to Sister Agathina Miss by Federal President Dr. Joachim Gauck for her services in Ghana. For more than 45 years Sister Agathina Miss has been living and working in Ghana as a member of the “Steyler Mission”  (Divine Word Mission), where she was devoted to serve the sick and those in need.

Distributing aid to refugees in Erbil

Refugee crisis - what German foreign policy is doing

Dealing with the worldwide refugee crisis is an international challenge. Combating the causes of flight and raising awareness in countries of origin ‑ these are the priorities of German foreign policy.

Flüchtlingslager

AT THE HEART OF THE EUROPEAN MIGRANT CRISIS: Fact finding trip on invitation of the German Embassy

In October, the Embassy and the German Federal Foreign Office organized a trip for journalists and experts from more than 10 different countries  to study the migration and integration trends in the country and the role the federal government is playing in the current crisis. On behalf of Ghana the journalist Kwaku Kwakye Afreh-Nuamah took part in this trip and describes his experience.

Online appointment booking

Online appointment booking for visa and passport applications

Adress, Opening Hours and how to reach us in Case of Emergency

German Embassy in Accra

Embassy Main Building / Chancery


Office Hours Main Building / Chancery

Monday through Thursday
07.00 a.m.- 04.00 p.m.
Friday
07.00 a.m.- 01.00 p.m.

Please, make an appointment by phone or e-mail.

Address

Postal Adress

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box GP 1757

Accra, Ghana

Street Adress

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

No. 6, Ridge Street

North Ridge, Accra
(opposite Accra High School)

Directions:
From the airport, follow the Liberation Road up Ako Adjei Interchange, straight across the interchange, North Ridge, where all three Embassy buildings are located, in on your right hand. The Chancery is located opposite Accra High School.

Unfortunatly, the access to the Embassy is not disabled-friendly.

Phone:
(00233) 302 21 10 00 bis 21 10 10
(00233) 302 22 13 11
Fax:
(00233) 302 21347

Legal and Consular Section / Visa-Section

Opening  Hours for the Public

Monday through Thursday
07.00 a.m -11.00 a.m.
Friday
only  for passport issues on appointment

Please note that applicants for visas and passport issues are asked to book an appointment in advance. 

Book an appointment

For inquiries to ongoing visa applications please contact the visa-section via e-mail at accr%27%diplo%27%de,reg2.

Requests by phone only exceptionally Monday through Thursday 01.00 p.m. to 03.00 p.m.

Address

Postal Adress

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box GP 1757

Accra, Ghana

Street Adress

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

C952/3 Ridge Close

North Ridge, Accra

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Directions:
From the airport, follow the Liberation Road up Ako Adjei Interchange, straight across the interchange, North Ridge, where all three Embassy buildings are located, in on your right hand. The main Embassy building is located opposite Accra High School.

With the Embassy on your right hand, turn right immediately into Ridge Link. Turn left at the first turn into 1st Ridge Link, then again to the right into Ridge Close. Plenty of shop owners will happily direct you. The building of the legal and consular section is located in front of you.

Unfortunately the acces to the Legal and Consular Section is not disabled-friendly.

Phone:
(00233) 302 21 10 00
(00233) 302 24 10 82.
Fax:
(00233) 302 22 13 47
Fax Consular Section (0049) 30 1817 67211

Regional Medical Office

Opening Hours
Monday through Friday
08.00 a.m. - 01.00 p.m.

Consultation by appointment only.

Address

Postal Adress:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box GP 1757

Accra, Ghana

Street Adress:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Regional Medical Office

No. 1, Examination Loop

North Ridge, Accra

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Directions:
From the airport, follow the Liberation Road up Ako Adjei Interchange, straight across the interchange, North Ridge, where all three Embassy buildings are located, in on your right hand. The Embassy's main building, the chancery, is located opposite Accra High School.

With the Embassy main building on your left, turn right into Examination Loop and follow the road which turns left eventually at the West African Examination Council. You will find the regional medical office on your right hand opposite the Westtel Communication Towers.

Phone:
(00233) 302 21 10 00
(00233) 302 22 13 11
Fax:
(00233) 302 23 27 49

Emergency Line

After the regular office hours you may reach the Embassy in emergency cases, and in emergencies ONLY, by mobile phone:

Phone:
(00233) (0)24 432 4889

Public Holidays 2016

The German Embassy will be closed on below listed public holidays.

The Embassy will NOT close on the Monday following the week-end should the public holiday fall on a Saturday or Sunday.

1 January

New Year

6 March
Independence Day
25 March
Good Friday
28 March
Easter Monday
1 May
Labour Day
5 May
Ascension Day
16 May
Whit Monday
1 July
Republic Day
3 October
Reunification day (Germany)
2 December
Farmers Day
26 December

Boxing Day

Organization
Public Holidays 2016

Ambassador Rüdiger John

Ambassador Ruediger John

Since 2014 Ambassador Rüdiger John is Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana.