Embassy of Canada in Accra


The Canadian Embassy in Ghana is a bilateral mission in Accra and promotes Canadian interests in Ghana. The embassy of Canada also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Ghana. The Canadian Embassy in Accra is headed by Trudy Kernighan, High Commissioner of Canada to Ghana.


Canadian High Commission in Accra, Ghana 42 Independence Ave P.O. Box 1639 Accra Ghana


(+233) 30 221 1521


(+233) 30 221 1523






Trudy Kernighan, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Ghana require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Canadian embassy in Accra you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Canada

For all Canadian visa related matters contact the embassy in Accra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.canadainternational.gc.ca/ghana/ ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+233) 30 221 1521 or email accra@international.gc.ca

Consulates of Canada in Ghana

Next to the embassy in Accra there could be additional Canadian consulates located in Ghana.

Please check below for the locations of the Canadian consulates in Ghana.

Canadian Consulates in Ghana

Next to the embassy in Accra, Canada has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Canada does not have any consulates located in Ghana ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Canadian Embassy in Accra offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Ghana to Canada as wel as for Canadian citizens in Ghana. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Canadian nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.