Jordan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: All arrivals must have negative COVID-19 past, no older than 72 hours and it’s required to undergo a second PCR test upon arrival.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 22.02.2021
1. Flights from the United Kingdom to Jordan are suspended until 28 February 2021.
2. Passengers who have been in the past 14 days in the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter until 28 February 2021.
– This does not apply to nationals of Jordan and their family members traveling to Amman (AMM). They are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
3. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Jordan for more than 10 hours.
4. Passengers must have a health insurance valid for the whole period of intended stay.
– This does not apply to nationals of Jordan.
– This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and their family members.
5. Passengers entering or transiting through Jordan must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued by an approved laboratory, details can be found at https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/Labs-List.html
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.
– This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and their family members.
6. Passengers must install ’AMAN Application’ in their personal device.
7. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival which must be paid before departure at https://registration.questlabjo.com/ if traveling to Amman (AMM), or at https://COVID19.biolab.jo if traveling to Aqaba (AQJ). Passengers must have an electronic receipt with a QR code confirming the payment.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 5 years;
– passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and their family members;
– military personnel and their family members.
8. Military personnel and their family members are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival; and
– must obtain a “Military QR Code” at https://www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo .
9. A completed “Passenger Health Declaration Form” and a “Locator Form” must be presented before departure.
10. Airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.
– This does not apply to airline crew with a round trip flight.
11. Foreign airline crew staying overnight must stay at the designated hotel arranged by the airlines.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

International flights are now allowed to fly into Jordan and foreigners are permitted to visit.

Travelers will have to complete an application on www.visitjordan.gov.jo before travel and receive an acceptance at least 24 hours before the flight.

Passengers will also have to:

Have a PCR test with a negative result taken a maximum of 72 hours before the flight.

Have valid health insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment for the entire period of the visit.

Complete a health declaration and other forms on visitjordan.gov.jo.

Complete a required PCR test at the airport upon arrival to Jordan.

A payment of 40JD is required online in advance. Please expect to wait 2 – 3 hours at the airport for results to process. If the result is positive, passengers will be turned away.

Install the Aman.jo contact tracing app on a mobile device.

In addition, passengers arriving from “red” countries / countries where the coronavirus risk is high, may have to undergo quarantine at a government facility upon arrival. Currently travel to and from the UK is banned until further notice.

 

Lockdown Details

he Government of Jordan continues to implement social distancing regulations and mandatory mask wearing in business establishments, public transportation, and government facilities due to COVID-19. On January 13, the Government of Jordan announced the lifting of some of its COVID-19 restrictions, including eliminating the Friday mandatory comprehensive curfew. A nightly curfew – midnight to 6:00 AM for individuals and 11:00 PM to 6:00 AM for businesses – remains in effect. Jordan restricts gatherings to 20 people. Starting February 7, children in grades kindergarten to third grade and twelfth grade will gradually resume in-person classes. This re-opening will include both private and public schools. Nurseries are open. Students in grades four through eleven, universities, cultural centers, and vocational training institutes will continue remote learning until further notice. Delivery services for food and public transportation remain available during non-curfew hours. Access to emergency health services remains available.
 

Sources

https://jo.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co