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High Commission of Canada in Ghana, in Accra

We provide services to Canadians visiting and living in Ghana.

We also provide services to Canadians in:

Sierra Leone, Togo

Services and information

Adoption and surrogacy

Process to adopt a child internationally and bring them back to Canada.

Birth abroad

Register a child's birth abroad.

Citizenship services

Steps to become a Canadian citizen. Get proof of citizenship.

Criminal record checks

How to get a criminal record check abroad, if required.

Death abroad

Steps to follow when a loved one dies abroad.

Marriage abroad

Requirements, documents and processes for getting married abroad.

Notarial services

Have your documents certified and authenticated.

Passport services

Apply for a passport and what to do if your passport is lost, stolen or damaged.

Pensions and retirement

Information on pensions and retiring outside of Canada.

Studying abroad

Information on education or research opportunities in foreign countries.

Visa and immigration services

Apply to immigrate. Get a visa to study, work or visit Canada.

Voting abroad

Voting process for Canadians who live abroad.

Office information


42 Independence Avenue, Accra, Ghana

Office closures

Date Holiday
2024-01-01 New Year’s Day (in lieu)
2024-03-06 Ghana Independence Day
2024-03-29 Good Friday
2024-04-01 Easter Monday
2024-05-01 Labour Day
2024-06-17 Eid al-Adha
2024-07-01 Canada Day
2024-08-05 Founders’ Day
2024-10-14 Thanksgiving
2024-11-11 Remembrance Day
2024-12-25 Christmas
2024-12-26 Boxing Day
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