Emergency Assistance

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

If you feel your life or safety is threatened, or would like to report a crime, please contact the Public Security Directorate (PSD), the Jordanian national police.  911 is Jordan’s centralized emergency line. Call this number should you need immediate police or medical assistance. The U.S. Embassy does not guarantee your safety in Jordan; this is the responsibility of the government of Jordan.  The Embassy does not provide emergency services. 

If you are a U.S. citizen and need to report an after-hours emergency, please call our hotline at (+962-6) 590-6000.  This number is for emergency situations only. Emergency events include:

  • Deaths
  • Arrests
  • Actual or Potential Parental Child Abductions
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Extreme Destitution
  • Emergencies Involving Minors or Someone with Mental Illness