The Norwegian Embassy in Accra has contracted the Visa Facilitation Service (VFS Global) to process applications for visas and residence permits. Applicants from Ghana, Senegal, The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Cote d'Iviore are referred to the VFS Application Centres in Accra, Dakar or Abidjan.

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The fifth Norway-Ghana Business Forum attracted the best attendance so far. The Forum seems to be well established as an attractive meeting point for Norwegian companies across sectors and their Ghanaian partners.

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This week the Norwegian Minister of Health Mr. Bent Høie has seen for himself how Norwegian health professionals are working to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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Please visit the new Business Cooperation section on the website.

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Utenriksdepartementet fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Guinea og Sierra Leone - og fraråder alle reiser til eller opphold i Liberia, som ikke er strengt nødvendige.

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Photo: Photo: Endre Stiansen.

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende today signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

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Norway’s Ambassador to Mali, Ms Hege Hertzberg, yesterday signed an agreement with the government of Mali and UNDP to support the country’s Climate Fund. The Mali Climate Fund is one of the first national climate funds to become operational on the African Continent.

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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The list of Diplomatic Staff at the Norwegian Embassy in Accra

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Here is an overview of some useful official Norwegian websites.

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