Embassy of Ghana in Canberra


The Ghanaian Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes Ghanaian interests in Australia. The embassy of Ghana also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The Ghanaian Embassy in Canberra is headed by Mr Paul Yaw Essel, High Commissioner of Ghana to Australia.


Ghanaian High Commission in Canberra, Australia 52 Culgoa Circuit OMalley ACT 2606 Australia


(+61) 2 6290 2110 (+61) 2 6286 7275


(+61) 2 6290 2115





Mr Paul Yaw Essel, High Commissioner

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Ghanaian embassy in Canberra 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 Ghana

For all Ghanaian visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ghanahighcom.org.au ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6290 2110 (+61) 2 6286 7275 or email

Consulates of Ghana in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional Ghanaian consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the Ghanaian consulates in Australia.

Ghanaian Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, Ghana has consulates in the following cities: Perth and Sydney

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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