The embassy monitors the political and economic situation of the country and gives relevant updates to Switzerland.
The embassy encourages collaboration in areas like science, technology, and education with the objective of strengthening the relationship between the two countries in terms of innovation and research.
It promotes learning and exchange of knowledge between universities and scientific institutions.
Another duty of the embassy is that it supports Swiss students residing in the host country and supports any qualified person who intends to study in Switzerland.
With regards to culture, the Embassy seeks to promote Swiss cultural policy. It strengthens the relationship between relevant cultural institutions of the host country and Switzerland.
In addition, it also provides support for Swiss artists who are willing to showcase their skills in the host country. The embassy organizes events or programs with the aim of strengthening the cultural bond between the two countries.
With regards to media, the embassy acts as an intermediary between the official representations in the host country, the Swiss government and the international and national media in the host country.
It supports and showcases the work of Swiss media personnel.
The services rendered by the embassy include; issuing of a new passport, registration or revoking as a Swiss citizen, visa application, and application for citizenship.
Visa Applications to Switzerland
Ghanaian citizens can apply for different kind of visas as long as they meet the criteria. The different kinds of visa are; Schengen visa, National visa, Airport transit visa, and work/labour permits.
If you intend to stay in Switzerland for a short period of time (maximum of 90 days), the Schengen visa is the one suited for you. For those people willing to stay for more than 90 days, the national visa is the most appropriate visa.
Swiss Embassy in Ghana: Opening hours for the Consular Section
Monday: 08:00- 11:00
Swiss Embassy in Ghana: Opening hours for the Visa section
Swiss Embassy: Opening Hours for the Economic Section
There you have it, all you need to know about the Swiss Embassy in Ghana. You can visit the embassy for any of your needs or simply visit the official website of the Swiss Embassy in Ghana for more details.