Updated Regulations for Entry to Jordan (updated: 29 July 2021)
Visitors to Jordan need to acknowledge and follow the following instructions, for a safe and enjoyable trip.
You must meet certain conditions to enter Jordan:
First, visit www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo and complete the required form. Once you submit it, you will receive a QR code which is needed to be presented prior to boarding your flights, and again upon arrival to Jordan.
A negative PCR test is required from your country of departure and must be taken no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival to Jordan.
A second PCR test is to be taken upon arrival to Jordan, the registration for which is made through the same portal above. The cost of this test is 28 JD (40 US$) payable online via credit card. This test will be conducted upon your arrival to Jordan, and you will receive its result via text message. The PCR test is not required for children below 5 years of age.
If you have been fully vaccinated, you should have a printed vaccination certificate to exempt you from the second PCR test. The vaccination certificates must be in Arabic or English languages only, and must be issued from one of the following countries, and to be presented to airline personnel prior to boarding:
Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, EU Countries, Japan, KSA, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States of America.
Do not forget to arrange your health insurance before your trip to Jordan, and please make sure that it will cover COVID-19 treatment for the entire period of your intended visit to Jordan. You will also be required to fill out the Health Declaration and locator form prior to boarding your flight to Jordan. This form will be required at the time of check-in prior to your departure to Jordan.
Click here for the updated Standard Operating Procedure for the visitor’s journey in Jordan.
The current daily curfew starts from 00:00 am for commercial establishments, and from 1:00 am for individuals, and ends at 6 am the next morning. These regulations will continue until the end of July 2021. All gyms, cinemas, entertainment parks, and spas are now open for use under supervision to ensure social distancing and health precautions. To ensure safety, the Jordanian government continues to implement social distancing regulations and mandatory mask-wearing in business establishments, public transportation, and government facilities.
Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 at the airport on arrival will be quarantined as per the Jordanian governmental regulations for at least ten days, the isolation place will be decided case by case by the officials. On the other hand, those who test negative at the airport do not have to be quarantined at all.
Due to the current situation, all flights to and from India have been halted until further notice. Visitors from India need to have spent at least 45 days in another Green Zone country since leaving India before they are allowed entry into Jordan.
All commercial flights from and to Jordan are operating except flights from and to India until further notice. Public transportation is also operating with social distancing practices and mandatory mask wearing for all passengers and drivers. As for land crossings from Jordan to Israel, all crossing points are closed for the time being.
Violations & Fines:
Any traveller that violates Jordanian entry requirements will face a 10,000 JOD fine, which is equal to around 14,000 USD. The violation of the social distancing and mask-wearing order carries a fine of no less than 60 JOD, and finally, breaking the nightly mandatory curfews carry fines of between 500 and 1,000 JOD for a first-time violation.
The Jordanian government has approved four COVID-19 vaccines for use, and many Jordanians are signing up every day for their turn to get vaccinated, so hopefully, every individual in Jordan will get his/her turn so we can finally be COVID free. All of our staff have received at least the first vaccine dose.
Note: All regulations are subject to change as per the government’s regulations. We will keep on posting all updates as they become available, and our team is always ready to answer your questions.