Canadian High Commission in Ghana

Canadian EmbassyNote that the Canadian High Commission in Ghana also represents Canadian interests in Ghana, Togo and Sierra Leone. If you are in any of these countries then you need to contact the Canadian High Commission in Ghana which has been listed below.

If you need consular assistance such as a public notary, register a birth or register a death then the High Commission will be able to assist you in this regard. Note the map, email and operating hours of the High Commission as listed below. You can also ask them about a Canadian work permit, tourist visa, fiancee visa or spouse visa. Note that the High Commission is across the road from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. See also the Canadian Embassy in Mali on here.

Canadian High Commission in Ghana

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If you are in Ghana and lost your Canadian passport then this needs to be reported to the police. When you go to the Canadian High Commission in Ghana. You will need to provide them with the case number for the lost or stolen passport. They will then process your passport application and tell you when to collect your passport or temporary travel document. You can also ask about a public notary and how best to get your documents notarized.

Consular Assistance

Should you be getting married, you have to apply for a letter of no impediment. This certifies that you are single and able to get married. It takes a while and when you get it the letter must be translated and certified. You can then use this to register your marriage in Ghana as a Canadian citizen. If you gave birth in Ghana you will need to collect all the government documents from Ghana. Have these translated and certified.

Then make an appointment with the Canadian High Commission in Ghana. Register the child there. You will need all your documents, your Canadian passport as well as  the child would have to be brought to the Canadian High Commission  Offices.

Street Address: 42 Independence Avenue, Accra, Ghana
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1639, Accra, Ghana
Telephone: 011 (233) 30 2211 521
Facsimile: 011 (233) 30 2211 523 / 2773 792 / 2211 524 (visas)
Hours of Operation: Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Canadian Visa in Ghana

Canadian High Commission in Ghana also has the visa processing times. See what the Canadian visa processing times are for Ghana. These are approximate times as it was updated in January 2022 when things have been slow. Visa processing times for Canadian visas from Ghana should improve over time. Yes, the tourist visa from Ghana is a very long wait at present. As stated before that this is at January 2022.

Check Visa Processing Times
Visitor Visa (days) 312
Super Visa (days) 140
Study Permit (Weeks) 11
Work Permit (Weeks) 11
Spouse / Partner Visa (Months) 12
Passport Application 20 Business Days


See the other diplomatic missions in the area. These include but not limited to the Canadian High Commission in Rwanda or the Canadian Consulate in Uganda. As well as the High Commission of Canada to Kenya. Search this website for more information. You can also see the Canadian visa options on this website.


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