British High Commission Accra

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


Opening Hours:

Main Office (staff working hours):

Monday to Thursday 7:30am to 3:30 pm Friday 7:30am to 1:30pm

HM Passports

The British High Commission in Accra no longer processes British passport applications. All applications must be sent direct to Her Majesty’s Passport Office in Durham, UK. Full details can be found at our overseas passports page

Consular assistance; Public opening hours

Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 11:30am Friday 8:30am to 10:30am

British passports collection only; Public opening hours

Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 11:30am

Bank holidays

The British High Commission Accra will observe the following holidays in 2017 :

  • Monday 2 January - New Year’s Day - in lieu of 1 January
  • Monday 6 March - Independence Day
  • Friday 14 April - Good Friday
  • Monday 17 April Easter Monday
  • Monday 1 May - Labour Day
  • Thursday 25 May - Africa Unity Day
  • Monday 26 June - Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan) - To be confirmed
  • Monday 3 July - Republic Day
  • Monday 28 August - UK Summer Bank Holiday
  • Friday 1 September - Eid al Adha (Sacrifice) - Date to be confirmed
  • Friday 1 December - National Founders Day
  • Monday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December - Boxing Day

Note: Usually when a holiday falls on the weekend, the following Monday will be the day to take off as the public holiday.