Public Holidays

The general public is hereby informed that the under-listed days are usually public holidays, either in Ghana or in Germany. The Embassy will therefore be closed in observance of these days:

January 1

New Year

March 6

Ghana Independence Day

March or April

Good Friday*

March or April

Easter Monday*

May 1

Labour Day

May or June

Ascension Day (German holiday)*

May or June

Whit-Monday (German holiday)*

May 25

Africa Union Day

July 1

Ghana Republic Day


September 21

Eid ul-Fitr*

Ghana Founder´s Day

October 3

German Unification Day


Eid Ul-Adha*

1st Friday in December

Ghana National Farmers’ Day

December 25

Christmas Day

December 26

Boxing Day

*NB: Holidays marked with asterisks fall on variable dates within the year.