An embassy is the representation of a country in another. It is a physical setting where they carry out a lot of diplomatic assignment for the home country. These assignments include social, cultural, scientific, educational, economic, and agricultural. You can call an embassy one country in another.
If you happen to be reading this article you are either a citizen of Denmark who is looking to visit Ghana and wants to know the right steps to take once there. Or you a Ghanaian citizen who is a looking to visit Denmark and finally you could just be anybody who is interested in the operations of Denmark in Ghana. Any category you fall into we are here to help you broaden your knowledge on this topic.
Duties of the Danish embassy in Ghana.
The Danish embassy like any other embassy in Ghana or the world for that matter has particular assignments they carry out for Denmark in Ghana. They promote and strengthen the bilateral diplomatic relationship between Ghana and Denmark by majorly focusing on the following areas.
They provide consular services to Danish citizens living in Ghana or visiting, these services include renewal of Danish driver’s license, passport, and naturalization to mention a few. They also carry out the same services for their citizens in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast. So if you are a Danish citizen in the mentioned areas, the embassy in Ghana has got you covered.
The embassy also handles visa application for Ghanaian citizen who intends to travel to Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Sweden, and the Faroe Islands. For citizens of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Guinea they can only apply for a visa to Denmark and or residence permits for Denmark only.
The Danish embassy runs tax and development programs in Ghana to support the Ghanaian government in economic governance and public finance sustainability. They refocused the program in 2016 to work with activities mainly related to strengthening custom’s reform.
They provide support for private sector development programs in Ghana with the aim of creating decent and sustainable jobs. These programs include Support to Private Sector Development Phase 3 (SPSD III). This phase of the program, in particular, focuses on business advocacy, rural finance, skill development and recently the implementation of a national climate innovation centre. Another phase of the program is the SPSD II which focuses on strengthening the business environment in Ghana by creating opportunities for Danish companies and organizations to invest in the development of sustainable business practice and implementation of innovative solutions. All this is done under the auspice of the Danida Business Instrument.
Finally, the embassy runs a trade council which helps Danish investors who are interested in Ghana by providing market entry assistance, company’s registration, and general set up support.
Contact details and opening hours of the Danish Embassy in Ghana
Embassy of Denmark In Ghana
67, Dr. Isert road,
P.O.BOX. CT 596
Phone: +233 3022 087 30
+233 5401 167 03 (mobile) lines are open Mondays to Thursday 10:00 – 15:00 and Friday 10:00 -11:00
+233 3022 087 55 (visa enquiries) lines are open Mondays and Wednesday from 14:00 -15:00
Opening hours for the Consular section
Opening hours for the offices
|Monday||08.00 – 16.00|
|Tuesday||08.00 – 16.00|
|Wednesday||08.00 – 16.00|
|Thursday||08.00 – 16.00|
|Friday||09.30 – 13.00|
|Sunday Opening hours for the visa section Monday 09.00 – 11.00 Tuesday From 09:30 Wednesday 09.00 – 11.00 Thursday From 09:30 Friday Closed Saturday Closed Sunday Closed||Closed|
I hope we have been able to satisfactorily help you with your inquiries, check the official website of Denmark in Ghana to know more.