1. The Island of Flowers "Mainau" in the Lake Constance Welcome to Germany
  2. Guidelines for Africa Germany’s guidelines for Africa
  3. Children are playing in the schoolyard of the GSIS German Institutions in Ghana
The Island of Flowers "Mainau" in the Lake Constance

Welcome to Germany

Here you can find more information about the country Germany: the history, the culture, the language, the people etc.

Guidelines for Africa

Germany’s guidelines for Africa

Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa, developed by the Federal Foreign Office, set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.

Children are playing in the schoolyard of the GSIS

German Institutions in Ghana

60 Years Ghana and Germany - Partners for the Future

60 Years Ghana and Germany - Partners for the Future

Ghana and Germany have established diplomatic relations 60 years ago and have enjoyed a vibrant cooperation ever since. In this anniversary year, projects will focus on thematic areas such as youth, environment and promotion of the private sector.

German Embassy donates scientific equipment to KNUST

German Embassy donates scientific equipment to KNUST

In order to further promote the close scientific relations between the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and the German universities, the German Embassy Accra has donated an FTIR spectrometer to the Department of Physics at KNUST. The handing over of the item to Vice Chancellor Prof. Kwasi Obiri-Danso took place at this year’s graduation ceremony of the College of Science on 6 July 2017.

Support for Startups in Ghana

60 Years Ghana and Germany – Partners for the Future: Support for Startups in Ghana

The German non-profit organization Enpact e.V. is supporting young startups in Ghana with a two-year mentoring program. The program which is financed by the Federal Foreign Office, aims to strengthen entrepreneurship and private sector initiatives in Ghana in an innovative manner.

G20 Africa Partnership launched

G20 Africa Partnership launched

To renew efforts for sustainable economic development in Africa the G20 launches the G20 Africa Partnership. The Partnership intends to support related initiatives of the G20 and facilitate investment Compacts between interested African countries, International Organisations and interested Partners to support private investment, sustainable infrastructure and employment in African countries.

High-Level-Talks and Reform Partnership between Ghana and Germany

New Reform Partnership between Ghana, Germany and the G20

Ghana will be one of so far only seven African countries to conclude a “Compact with Africa” partnership within the G20 “Partnership with Africa” Initiative of the German G20 presidency.

Isolationism is not a solution

Isolationism is not a solution

Foreign Minister Gabriel calls for a new global attitude towards migration. Representatives from 140 countries met in Berlin on Wednesday (28 June) at the Global Forum on Migration and Development.

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Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

Peace, justice, innovation, partnership - these are the things Germany wants to play in the United Nations. That is why we are standing for a seat in the United Nations Security Council 2019/20 - "an organization more important than ever," said Foreign Minister Steinmeier.

Online appointment booking

Achtung

Online appointment booking for visa and passport applications

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

Visit the Embassy

Please note:

To visit our Embassy 

  • you need an appointment or an invitation
  • you have to show your ID document (with photograph)
  • you cannot take along bags or baggage
  • your must deposit your mobile telephone at the first entrance
  • you need a visitor’s card, which you receive from the guards when the previous conditions are fulfilled.

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 Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box GP 1757

Accra, Ghana

Street Address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

No. 6, Kenneth Kaunda Road (former Ridge Street)

North Ridge, Accra
(opposite Accra High School)

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

Unfortunatly, access to the Embassy is not disabled-friendly. However the individual sections are always ready to help you have easy access to the premises.

Phone:
(00233) 302 21 10 00 bis 21 10 10
(00233) 302 22 13 11
Fax:
(00233) 302 22 13 47

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

n° 4, Sam Nujoma Close

North Ridge, Accra

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Directions:
From the airport, follow the Liberation Road up to Ako Adjei Interchange. Straight across the interchange is North Ridge. All the three Embassy buildings are located on your right hand.

The Embassy's main building/Chancery is located opposite Accra High School. From here turn right into Govan Mbeki Road, then left into Sam Nujoma Road, then again right into Sam Nujoma Close. The Legal and Consular/Visa-Section is located in front of you, at the end of  Sam Nujoma Close.

Unfortunatly, access to the Embassy is not disabled-friendly. However the individual sections are always ready to help you have easy access to the premises.

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 Road

North Ridge, Accra

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Directions:
From the airport, follow the Liberation Road up to Ako Adjei Interchange. Straight across the interchange is North Ridge. All the three Embassy buildings are located 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 Road 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.

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 2017

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
14 April
Good Friday
17 April
Easter Monday
1 May
Labour Day
25 May
Ascension Day
5 June
Whit Monday
1 July
Republic Day
3 October
Reunification day (Germany)
31 October
Reformation day  (Germany)
 1 December
Farmers Day
25 December
Christmas
26 December

Boxing Day

Organization
Public Holidays 2017

Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

Ambassador Christoph Retzlaff

Mr. Christoph Retzlaff is the Ambassador of the Federal Republik of Germany to the Republic of Ghana. He arrived in Accra in July 2016.

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