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Embassy

Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador

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Address and Opening Hours of the Embassy

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

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German Embassy Accra

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Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Tel.

+233 30 221 10 00, +233 30 224 10 82, +233 30 222 13 11

Fax

+233 30 222 13 47

Postal address

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, P.O. Box GP 1757, Accra, Ghana.

Street

No. 6, Kenneth Kaunda Road, North Ridge, Accra.

Administrative / consular district

The Mission supports the Embassies of Freetown (Sierra Leone) and Monrovia (Liberia) in legal and consular matters and is also their representative in administrative matters.

Departments

Visa and Consular Section:
FAX: +49 30 18 176 72 11
Regional Medical Office:
F: +233 30 222 26 08
FAX: +233 30 232 27 49

Website

http://www.accra.diplo.de

Contact the Embassy

Official language: English

Note: Telephone calls or fax connection via satellite (Satcom) involve higher charges.

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Embassy Main Building / Chancery

Tel.

(00233) 302 21 10 00 bis 21 10 10, (00233) 302 22 13 11

Fax

(00233) 302 22 13 47

Postal 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.

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.

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Legal and Consular Section / Visa-Section

Tel.

(00233) 302 21 10 00; (00233) 302 24 10 82.

Fax

(00233) 302 22 13 47; Fax Consular Section (0049) 30 1817 67211

Postal 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 ------------------------------ 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.
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 reg2@accr.diplo.de.

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

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Regional Medical Office

Tel.

(00233) 302 21 10 00, (00233) 302 22 13 11

Fax

(00233) 302 23 27 49

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

Consultation by appointment only.

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Emergency Line

Tel.

(00233) (0)24 432 4889

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

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Certification of documents for study purposes

For the purpose of studying in the Federal Republic of Germany, the Embassy certifies copies of School Certificates free of charge.

An appointment is however required to submit the documents for certification.

The Certification process takes five working days.

Click here to book an appointment

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Public Holidays 2018

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Public Holidays 2018

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.

01 January

New Year

06 March
Independence Day
30 March
Good Friday
02 April
Easter Monday
01 May
Labour Day
10 May
Ascension Day
21 May
Whit Monday
01 July
Republic Day
03 October
Reunification day (Germany)
07 December
Farmers Day
25 December
Christmas
26 December

Boxing Day