Contact and Office Information

The Consular Section will be closed to public on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 and will exceptionally re-opened on Friday, February 12th from 8:00 to 12:00. Our normal hours will resume on Monday February 15th.

General Contact Information

Street Address:
42 Independence Avenue
Accra, Ghana
Sankara Interchange (Ako Adjei Overpass)

Postal Address:
High Commission of Canada
P.O. Box 1639
Accra, Ghana
 
Telephone: 011 (233) 30 2211 521
Facsimile: 011 (233) 30 2211 523 / 2773 792 / 2211 524 (visas)
Email: accra@international.gc.ca

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Services for Canadians

The High Commission provides consular services to Canadian citizens residing or travelling in Ghana, Togo and Sierra Leone.

Email: accra-cs@international.gc.ca

Consular hours:
Monday to Thursday: 08:00 – 12:00
Monday to Thursday: 14:00 to 15:30 by appointments only.

Statutory Holidays - 2016

Our offices are closed on the following days:

DateHoliday
1 JanuaryNew Year’s Day
7 MarchGhana Independence Day (In lieu of 6 March)
25 MarchGood Friday
28 MarchEaster Monday
25 MayAfrica Unity Day
1 JulyCanada Day & Ghana Republic Day
5 SeptemberLabour Day
10 OctoberThanksgiving Day
2 DecemberFarmers’ Day
26 DecemberChristmas (In lieu of 25 December)
27 DecemberBoxing Day (In lieu of 26 December)

Defence Relations

Defence Attaché: Colonel Guy Savard, CD
Assistant: Sergeant Philippe Jolicoeur CD

Tel: 221-33-889-4763
Fax: 221-33-889-4725
Email: dakar-dr@international.gc.ca

The Canadian Defence Attaché in Dakar is cross-accredited to the following countries:

  • Republic of Cameroon;
  • Republic of Côte d'Ivoire;
  • Republic of Ghana;
  • Republic of Mali;
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria, and
  • Republic of Sierra Leone.