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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.

Additional information

For information about our work in the Maldives:

Legislation and guidance

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

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Office contact details

Maldives is covered by the following UNHCR office:

The UNHCR Chief of Mission in India

Street and mailing address:
B-2/16, Vasant Vihar, 110057 New Delhi, India

+91 11 43530444

[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: closed
  • Sunday: closed