The UNHCR India office covers the Maldives, where it works closely on capacity-building efforts, inclusion, and the international protection needs of those forced to flee.

UNHCR India supports the efforts of the Indian Government and its people in assisting refugees across 11 states, working closely with varied stakeholders, including line ministries, community groups, and NGOs. The office focuses on protection needs and conducts registration and RSD, promoting solutions and self-reliance.

For information about our work in the Maldives:

  • For legislation, case law and UNHCR policy relating to claims for international protection, visit Refworld.

Contact Information

Maldives is covered by the following UNHCR office:

The UNHCR Chief of Mission in India

Street Address:
B-2/16, Vasant Vihar, 110057 New Delhi, India

Mailing Address:
B-2/16, Vasant Vihar, 110057 New Delhi, India

Telephone:
+91 11 43530444

Email:
[email protected]

Time Zone:
GMT + 5.3

Working Hours:
Monday: 9:00 - 17:30
Tuesday: 9:00 - 17:30
Wednesday: 9:00 - 17:30
Thursday: 9:00 - 17:30
Friday: 9:00 - 17:30
Saturday:
Sunday:

Public Holidays:
26 January 2022, Republic Day
18 March 2022, Holi
15 April 2022, Good Friday
03 May 2022, Id-ul-Fitr
11 July 2022, Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
15 August 2022, Independence Day
05 October 2022, Dussehra
24 October 2022, Diwali
08 November 2022, Guru Nanak Birthday
26 December 2022, Christmas

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