We provide visa and consular services, and aims to further UK foreign policy through effective partnership with Ghana's government, institutions,media and civil society.

We represent the British Government in relation with the Ghanaian Government and promote a range of British interests in Ghana in diverse areas such as political and international relations,education and research, security and defence, as well as issues of economic and trade interests to Ghana and the UK.

Our services


For information on whether you require a visa for the United Kingdom and how to apply go to the link UK Border Agency website

Births, deaths and marriages

Information on how you can register a birth or death which occurred overseas, and legal documents for couples marrying or entering into civil partnerships abroad.

Passports and emergency travel documents

How to renew or replace your British passport when visiting the UK and information on getting replacement travel documents if your passport is lost or stolen.

Travel Advice

Information on staying safe and avoiding problems when living or travelling abroad, with links to our embassies, high commissions and other diplomatic posts across the world.

Legalisation Service

How to get official confirmation that your UK public documentation is genuine so it can be accepted by foreign authorities. The UK does not require any documents to be legalised for use within the UK.

Our people

Mr Peter  Jones

Mr Peter Jones

British High Commissioner to Ghana

Contact us

British High Commission Accra

Osu Link
off Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue
PO Box 296


The British High Commission Accra will be closed to the general public from Friday April 18, 2014 to Monday April 12, 2014. The High Commission will resume work on Tuesday April 22, 2014.

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