Jordan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 21 July, 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: Delivery/Takeout only
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 14.07.2021
1. Until 31 July 2021, flights from India are suspended.
2. Until 31 July 2021, passengers who in the past 45 days have been in India are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to nationals of Jordan and their spouses and children.
3. Until 31 July 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter if in the past 14 days they have been in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.
4. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Jordan for more than 10 hours.
5. Passengers must complete a “Declaration Form” before departure at https://www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo . This will generate a QR code which must be presented before boarding and upon arrival.
6. Passengers must have health insurance valid for the period of intended stay.
This does not apply to:
– nationals of Jordan;
– passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and a diplomatic QR code and their family members.
7. Passengers entering or transiting through Jordan must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result for passengers arriving from Egypt, Iraq or Turkey 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;
– passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and their family members;
– passengers traveling to Aqaba (AQJ).
8. Passengers traveling to Aqaba (AQJ) must have:
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first dose of the vaccine at least 21 days before arrival; or
– a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
The vaccination certificate must be in Arabic or English.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years traveling with parents who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
9. Passengers are subject to a 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 a diplomatic QR code and their family members;
– passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA showing that they were fully vaccinated. The vaccination certificate must be in Arabic or English.
10. Passengers must complete a “Passenger Health Declaration Form” and a “Locator Form” and present it before departure.
11. Nationals of Jordan and their spouses and children who in the past 14 days have been in or transited through India must present a completed indemnity form. They are subject to quarantine at a hotel for 14 days at their own expense.
12. Nationals of Jordan and their spouses and children who have been outside India between 14 and 45 days before arrival are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
13. Passengers who have been outside Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Pakistan or Sri Lanka for more than 14 days before arrival must present a completed indemnity form. They are subject to quarantine at a hotel for 14 days at their own expense.
14. Airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to airline crew with a round trip flight.
15. Airline crew are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival and quarantine until the result is ready.
16. Foreign airline crew staying overnight must stay at the designated hotel arranged by the airlines.
17. More COVID-19 related information can be found at https://www.carc.jo/en/list-of-valid-notam

 

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.

On April 25, the Government of Jordan announced all incoming flights from India to Jordan will be suspended immediately, and any individual arriving from India is only allowed to enter Jordan after spending at least 14 days outside India.

 

Lockdown Details

The Government of Jordan implemented social distancing regulations and mandatory mask wearing in business establishments, public transportation, and government facilities due to COVID-19. The government has imposed a daily curfew which begins at 6 p.m. for businesses and 7 p.m. for individuals and extends until 6 a.m. the following morning. The Government of Jordan announced that starting April 30 the comprehensive Friday lockdown will end while the daily curfew will remain in place until further notice. Since March 10, all schools are closed. Students in all grades, including students in universities, cultural centers, and vocational training institutes, participate in remote learning until further notice. Nurseries remain open. The following sectors will be closed until May 15: nightclubs, bars, discos, counters that serve alcoholic drinks, swimming pools, sports centers, academies, and clubs, oriental baths, and equestrian clubs. On April 28, the Government of Jordan announced public parks starting April 30. Public transportation services remain limited. Access to emergency health services remains available. Information in English can be found on the Government of Jordan’s COVID-19 website https://corona.moh.gov.jo/en%22%20/t%20%22_blank .

Ramadan Guidelines: On April 11, the Jordanian government announced it will allow worshippers to travel by foot, for a period of half an hour, to perform Maghrib and Fajir prayers at mosques during the month of Ramadan. Additionally, starting April 30, the Government of Jordan announced it will allow citizens to go to mosques on foot to perform Isha and Tarawih prayers during the month of Ramadan. The Jordanian government also extended delivery hours for restaurants, pharmacies, and sweets shops until 3 a.m. during Ramadan. Food services at hotels is extended until 8:30 p.m. for hotel guests only.
 

Sources

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