1. 2016 OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg
  2. A reef knot as the symbol of the G20 summit in Hamburg Germany’s G20 presidency
  3. Training for cashew production German Institutions in Ghana
2016 OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg

OSCE Ministerial Council in Hamburg

With over 40 foreign ministers, almost 80 delegations and 400 journalists – the world’s largest regional security organisation is coming to Hamburg. The OSCE Ministerial Council is meeting in the Hanseatic City from Wednesday to Friday. Foreign Minister Steinmeier thanked the citizens of Hamburg for their hospitality.

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.

Training for cashew production

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 Minister Müller meets African Ambassadors

Africa is the continent of the future

In a discussion with African Ambassadors in Berlin the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Dr. Gerd Müller, outlined the key elements of a new partnership with African countries.

Germany supports peaceful and safe elections in Ghana

Germany supports peaceful and safe elections in Ghana – new Electoral Violence and Security Course at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center

With a view to the upcoming presidential elections in Ghana on 7th December, Germany decided to not only support different police pre-deployment trainings in 2016 at the center, but to help to develop and implement a new course on Electoral Violence and Security.

Ambassador Retzlaff visited a cocoa project in Nyaakrom/Central Region

Ambassador Retzlaff visited a cocoa project in Nyaakrom/Central Region

On 10th November Ambassador Retzlaff visited a cocoa project in Nyaakrom/Central Region. German Development Cooperation supports the cocoa farmers in Nyaakrom through the “Outgrower and Value Chain Fund”. The fund is financed by Germany and implemented by the German development bank KfW in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and the Bank of Ghana.

Germany supports the Government of Ghana with 40 million euros for a solar power plant

Germany supports the Government of Ghana with 40 million euros for a solar power plant

In the presence of the German Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Christoph Retzlaff, the Minister of Finance, Honorable Seth Terkper and the Director of KfW Ghana, Mrs. Birte Schorlemmer signed three Loan Agreements amounting to 40.82 million euros (approx.176 million GHS). The projects funded by the German government support Ghana’s renewable energy agenda and strengthen financial management capacities of the Ghana Revenue Authority and the Ghana Audit Service.

Engagement für Afrika stärken

Speech by Federal Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel on the occasion of the hand-over of the Building for Peace and Security to the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa on 11 October 2016

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.

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 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 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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