Legalisations & Endorsements

Applicants for Legalisations and Endorsements should meet the requirements listed below. If you need to contact us, please find information on our contact page.

Requirements for Legal claims sworn before a Commissioner of Oaths / Notary Public: Change of name, nationality, date of birth etc.

  • Statement declared before a Commissioner of Oath giving reasons for the change, etc.
  • Cover letter from the Judicial Service, Accra.
  • Cover letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Certificate from requisite Ministry or organisation which approved the change
  • Original and copy of Gazette in which change was published
  • Endorsement from both Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Spanish Embassy in Accra
  • Copy and original of Passport
  • Personal appearance at Embassy
  • Fee: €50

Requirements for Birth Certificate, Police Report, Marriage, Divorce Certificates and other Legal Certificates

  • Cover letter from the relevant issuing office
  • Cover letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Accra and Spanish Embassy in Accra
  • Original and Translated copies of documents.
  • Endorsement by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in Accra.
  • Personal appearance at the Ghana Embassy, Madrid
  • Copy of Passport
  • Fee: €50

Requirements for Endorsements of Certificates for use in Ghana

  • Endorsement by the relevant Ministry
  • Endorsement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid
  • Certified translation into English
  • Fee: €50

All Applicants are to submit completed registration forms personally at the Embassy, with no exceptions.