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  2. Guidelines for Africa Germany’s guidelines for Africa
  3. Logo Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) German Institutions in Ghana
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Nature around Baiersbronn: Schwarzwald

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.

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German Institutions in Ghana

Numerous German institutions are active in the fields of development cooperation, economy, culture and education in Ghana. Find out more about the different partners of the Embassy. Here we present them each at a time in a frequent rotation.

Federal Chancellor Konrad Adenauer (l.) and the State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Walter Hallstein, sign the Treaties of Rome

60 years of the Treaties of Rome – Europe, a success story

On 25 March, the whole of Europe will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties establishing the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community, the Treaties of Rome. In signing these documents in Rome in March 1957, the Heads of Government of Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg laid the foundations for a project which, along with the European Coal and Steel Community, was to develop over six decades into the world’s biggest project for freedom, peace and prosperity: the European Union.

Flags of Great Britain and Germany

Angela Merkel on the attack in London

The Chancellor has been shocked by the events in London. "At this time I am thinking with sympathy and solidarity about our British friends and everybody in London," she said.

Deputy Minister, Mr. Thomas Silberhorn, congratulates Ghana to 60 years of independence.

Deputy Minister, Mr. Thomas Silberhorn, congratulates Ghana to 60 years of independence.

Deputy Minister in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Mr. Thomas Silberhorn, visited Ghana for two days to congratulate Ghana to 60 years of independence and to hold first high level talks with the new Ghanaian government. He met the three designated Deputy Ministers in the Ministry of Finance, the Minister for Energy , Hon. Boakye Agyarko, and the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Hon. Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng and visited several projects profiting from German development cooperation.  Mr. Silberhorn emphasized Germany’s readiness to continue its cooperation with Ghana and especially bring to bear its expertise in the area of vocational training.

Containers; Trade and Transport

Energy for Industry in Africa!

The 11th German-African Energy Forum 2017 takes place in Hamburg/Germany from April 25th to April 26th, 2017. The Forum is organized by Afrika-Verein (German-African Business Association) and ...

Germany supports Government of Ghana with 25 Million Euros to tackle environmental impact of E-waste.

Germany supports Government of Ghana with 25 Million Euros to tackle environmental impact of E-waste.

In line with its development cooperation with Ghana in the field of electronic waste management and recycling the Federal Government of Germany has decided to commit a total of 25 Million Euros to alleviate environmental impact of electronic waste in Ghana. This was announced yesterday 13th March 2017 during an official ceremony at Alisa Hotel ...

Youth in Africa Conference

German Embassy in Accra hosts conference on „Youth of Africa"

For the first time, German diplomats based in different African countries came together for a 2-day-regional conference to discuss challenges of the African youth and their potential for peace and development on the continent. The conference which was organized by the German Embassy in Accra, took place from 17th to 18th January 2017.

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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.

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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.

Certification

Please note that for your certifications you need an appointment.

Book yours on:

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, 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, 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 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.

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 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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