Legalization/Authentication/Attestation

  1. Authentication of documents emanating from Ghana e.g. for marriage, educational, birth, divorce certificates, drivers license etc. must be endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in Ghana, before they are brought to the Ghana High Commission in Pretoria for authentication. Original documents must be presented before copies can be endorsed.
  2. In the case of documents being sent to Ghana from South Africa, applicants are required to have their documents endorsed by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation in South Africa before they are brought to the Ghana High Commission for legalization.
  3. A fee of R1000 is charged for Authentication/Legalization
  4. A fee of R600 is charged for Attestation
  5. With effect from 1st September 2015, payments for Passports, Travel Certicates and other consular services should be made to should be made to the Ghana High Commission Account Number 012120448 Standard Bank, Branch Code 01154515.
  6. Please note that the only acceptable proof of payment must ba a BANK DEPOSIT SLIP and NOT an electronic fund transfer (EFT).

Postal Address

P.O. Box 12537
Hatfield, Pretoria,0083
Tel:+27 12 342 5847/8
Fax:+27 12 342 5863

Physical Address

1038 Arcadia Street
Hatfield, Pretoria,0083

Consular Working Hours

Monday - Thursday Submission: 09h00 - 12h00
Monday - Thursday Collection: 13h00 - 14h00

ETC Monday - Thursday 09h00 - 12h00

The Consular Office is closed on Fridays and on Public Holidays as specified above.

Mission Working Hours

Weekdays: Monday - Friday 
Time: 09h00 - 15h00

The Mission is closed on Public Holidays of the Republics of South Africa and Ghana.