We maintain and develop relations between the UK and Ghana. The British High Commission in Accra provides services to British nationals living in and visiting Ghana.

Services for British nationals

You can access UK government services while in Ghana.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Ghana and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call + 233 302 213 250. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Ghana, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

Apply online for an emergency travel document if you:

  • are over 16 years old and
  • are a British citizen and
  • have previously owned a British passport

Contact us to apply for an emergency travel document if you are:

  • over 16 years old but have not owned a British passport before or
  • not a British citizen or
  • applying for a child under 16 years old

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at British High Commission Accra.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Ghana.

Our people

Jon  Benjamin

Jon Benjamin

British High Commissioner to Ghana

Contact us

British High Commission Accra

Julius Nyerere Link, off Gamel Abdul Nasser Avenue
PO Box 296


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