Contact and Office Information

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)

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.


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:

2 DecemberFarmers’ Day
26 DecemberChristmas (In lieu of 25 December)
27 DecemberBoxing Day (In lieu of 26 December)

Statutory Holidays - 2017

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, January 02New Year's Day
Monday, March 6Ghana Independence Day
Friday, April 14Good Friday
Monday, April 17Easter Monday
Thursday, May 25Africa Unity Day
Monday, July 03Canada Day and Ghana Republic Day (in lieu of July 1)
Monday, September 04Labour Day
Monday, October 9Thanksgiving
Friday, December 1Farmer's Day
Monday, December 25Christmas
Tuesday, December 26Boxing day

Defence Relations

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

Tel: 221-33-889-4763
Fax: 221-33-889-4725

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.