1. Seebrücke auf Rügen Landscape picture of the pier on Rügen
  2. Guidelines for Africa Germany’s guidelines for Africa
  3. Logo Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung German Institutions in Ghana
Seebrücke auf Rügen

Landscape picture of the pier on Rügen

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.

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 ...

G20 Foreign Ministers meet

G20 Foreign Ministers meet in Bonn

How can the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development be implemented? How can global crises be prevented before they erupt? And how can cooperation with Africa be improved? In Bonn the G20 Foreign Ministers are discussing the most urgent international issues of our times. Foreign Minister Gabriel considers this meeting a beacon event.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany

In a Federal Convention election held in Berlin on 12 February 2017, former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was elected the 12th President of the Federal Republic of Germany.

GABS 2017

German African Business Summit 2017: New Impetus

From 9th to 10th February, the German Ambassador in Ghana, H.E. Christoph Retzlaff, took part in the second German African Business Summit (GABS) in Nairobi. The conference was an opportunity to emphasize the prospects of a corporate level economic cooperation between Germany and Africa and to establish further ties.

Handover: Sigmar Gabriel is Germany’s new Foreign Minister

Handover: Sigmar Gabriel is Germany’s new Foreign Minister

On Friday (27 January), outgoing Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier handed over to his successor, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, at a ceremony at the Federal Foreign Office. After receiving their letters of appointment and discharge from Federal President Gauck in Schloss Bellevue, Steinmeier and Gabriel gave speeches to ministry staff and a large number of guests in the packed Weltsaal at the Federal Foreign Office.

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.

A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg

Germany’s G20 presidency

Germany’s G20 Presidency begins: Global economic growth and stability for the benefit of people and responsibility for sustainable economic progress in Africa are on the agenda.

Germany assumed the Presidency of the G20 on 1 December 2016. The highlight of this process will be the G20 Summit in Hamburg on 7 and 8 July 2017, when the leading industrialized and emerging economies will meet for the twelfth time.

More details here

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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

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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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