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About the US embassy and its location in Accra, Ghana.

About Ghana

Ghana is located in west Africa. The main language spoken in Ghana is English. The current population (as of 2016) is 28,308,301. Ghana has a human development index (HDI) of 0.592 and therefore can be considered as country with medium human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Ghana. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Accra

Accra is located in the province of Greater Accra Region and is the capital of Ghana. 1,665,086 people are living in Ghana (as of 2010). The city is very important and represents Ghana internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Accra, Ghana

Offices located within the US embassy located in Accra include:

  • Consular Section
  • Defense Attaché Office
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Foreign Agriculture Service
  • Foreign Commercial Service
  • Office of Security Cooperation
  • Peace Corps
  • Public Affairs

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Accra, Ghana

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone +233 (0) 30 274 1000.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Accra, Ghana

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Accra, Ghana

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.