Embassy of Switzerland in Ghana

Ambasciata di Svizzera in Ghana
The embassy premises in Accra © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Visits to the Embassy with prior appointment only

Visa: for long-term "D" visas – student, work or family reunion applications (stay over 90 days) - Please request detailed information and an appointment prior to your visit at the Embassy. Please contact us on accra.visa@eda.admin.ch

Consular Affairs: for all consular affairs (passport, civil status/family reunion, legalization, etc.) – Please request detailed information and an appointment prior to your visit at the Embassy. Please contact us on accra@eda.admin.ch

Travel safely and relaxed with Travel Admin, the FDFA's travel app

The Travel Admin app provides ideal support in preparing a trip. The app also offers useful information and services for people travelling, not only in case of a crisis. But if the crisis does occur, the app can become a particularly valuable tool: The app has proven its worth, for example, in the context of the coronavirus crisis in organising the return journey of blocked Swiss travellers.

Please register with the Travel Admin App and check the following links to our travel advices:

Ghana (de, fr, it)

Benin (de, fr, it)

Togo (de, fr, it)

São Tomé and Príncipe (de, fr, it)


A greeting from the Ambassador


List of partners who support our projects.

Switzerland and Ghana

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc..

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


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