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Emergency Relief for Distressed Indian Nationals

Embassy of India, Amman offers subject to eligibility following Emergency Relief to distressed / financially challenged Indian nationals: -

  1. Temporary boarding and lodging for distressed overseas Indian workers in Household/Domestic sectors and unskilled laborers for a maximum period of one week provided, such an Indian national is left without any means and he/she wishes to return to India;
  2. Extending emergency medical care to the Overseas Indian nationals without any financial means or a sponsor or an immediate relation in Amman Providing air passage to stranded overseas Indians who are left without any financial means and have no immediate relations in this country.
  3. Providing initial legal assistance to such Indian nationals in Amman who are left without any financial means and absence of such assistance would lead to miscarriage of Justice. Nature of assistance would be restricted to initial legal advice and documentation only.
  4. Expenditure on incidentals and/or for airlifting of the mortal
    remains of such Indian nationals in Amman where the sponsor is unable or unwilling to do so as per the contract and the family is financially not able to meet the cost.
  5. Local cremation/burial of all unclaimed bodies of Indian

All applicants approaching the Embassy for assistance under this scheme have to provide all the supporting documents like a valid Indian passport, proof of income etc., as required on case to case basis. After scrutinizing the applications, the assistance will be provided on means tested basis.


For further queries please contact us on Email: cons.amman@mea.gov.in  or Telephone no. 00-962-6-4622098, 4637262/Fax: 00-962-6-5926735,5850835

Address: No.24, Al-Hidhab Street, (corner of Abu Bakr Al Banani Street), Abdoun, Amman, Jordan.
Postal Box 2168, Amman 11181, Jordan.
Working hours: 09:00 hrs to 17:30 hrs from Sunday to Thursday
Telephone Numbers: (00 962 6) 4622098/4637262
Fax : (00 962 6) 4611916
E-mail address: amb.amman@mea.gov.in
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