Jordan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travelers (full doses) from one of the following countries are no longer required to conduct a PCR test upon arrival in the country.

(Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States).
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 24.09.2021
1. Nationals of Albania, Angola, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Colombia, Comoros, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova (Rep.), Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Viet Nam and Zambia are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers with a residence permit issued by Jordan;
– passengers with a residence permit valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date issued by Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom and return/onward tickets;
– nationals of Comoros, Djibouti, Iraq, Mauritania, Morocco or Sudan residing in Turkey;
– passengers with a visa issued by Jordan.
2. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Jordan for more than 10 hours.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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;
– nationals of Jordan residing in Jordan with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure, if they have been outside of Jordan for not more than 10 days;
– passengers traveling to Aqaba (AQJ).
6. 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.
7. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival which must be paid before departure at https://www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo/ .
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 5 years;
– passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and a diplomatic QR code;
– family members of passengers with a diplomatic or special passport;
– 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.
8. Passengers must complete a “Passenger Health Declaration Form” and a “Locator Form” and present it before departure.
9. 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.
10. Airline crew are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival and quarantine until the result is ready.
11. Foreign airline crew staying overnight must stay at the designated hotel arranged by the airlines.
12. 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.
 

Lockdown Details

The Government of Jordan requires social distancing and the wearing of a mask in public establishments, on public transportation, and in all government facilities due to COVID-19.

Effective September 1, the Government of Jordan has cancelled all curfews. Schools and universities are permitted to open their campuses for in-person learning. Workplaces in all economic sectors are permitted to operate at 100 percent capacity, with the exception of wedding halls which may operate up to 50 percent capacity, with a cap of 200 people. Additional restrictions still apply to theaters, festivals, and exhibits. The Government of Jordan has also imposed new testing requirements on unvaccinated private sector employees, who must now submit a PCR test every Sunday and Thursday. Private enterprises that violate this policy may face closures.
 

Sources

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