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*Entry to Jordan: All passengers travelling by land and air must provide evidence of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of their scheduled time of departure to Jordan. You should arrange to take a private test. All arrivals through land, sea and air crossings from any country will be required to conduct a PCR test upon entering Jordan.
All passengers travelling to Jordan need to register on the ‘visitjordan’ platform and follow instructions. The land borders between Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are open. You can find the latest guidance on entering and exiting Israel via the land borders on the Israeli Ministry of Health website and the Ben Gurion Airport website.
*Travel from Southern Africa: Foreign Nationals are not permitted to travel to Jordan if they have travelled to, or resided in, South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, or Botswana in the 14 days preceding their travel to Jordan. A fine of JD10,000 is applied for false or misleading information.
*Transiting Jordan: All passengers arriving at Queen Alia Airport Jordan will need to follow instructions set out by government of Jordan.
International transfer passengers are allowed to transit through Jordanian Airports and require:
• negative PCR test within 72 hours before arrival
• transfer time should not exceed 10 hours
*Testing / screening on arrival: All passengers (except children under the age of 5) need to register on the ‘visitjordan’ platform before travelling to Jordan and should follow instructions to obtain a barcode to allow boarding. A PCR test is required upon arrival at Jordan’s airports. The cost for a PCR test on arrival is 28JD. You will also need to provide evidence of health insurance covering COVID-19. Testing requirements are subject to change with little or no notice.
*Demonstrating your COVID-19 status: Jordan will accept proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record. Your appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.
*Quarantine requirements: Passengers arriving in to Jordan are no longer subject to quarantine measures.
*Data collection: The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers will be asked to fill out these forms by their chosen airlines. Passengers arriving will need to install Aman.jo application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention.
*Testing on departure: The Government advises travellers to comply with coronavirus regulations in the destination country. Passengers who require a test for the country they are travelling to, should arrange privately for a test through their existing medical providers (see Government of Jordan’s list of accredited testing facilities).
*Travel in Jordan: The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.
On 1 September 2021, the Government of Jordan ended all curfew restrictions and reopened all sectors and recreational facilities. Curfews and restrictions can however be announced at short notice so you should monitor official announcements.
The Government of Jordan and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) announced that, as of 1 July, visitors will not be allowed into Aqaba through customs centres, the land border crossings of Wadi Al-Yatam and Wadi Araba, or the airport, unless:
• 21 days have passed since receipt of their first dose of a vaccine
• or, for those over six years of age, they have received a negative PCR test within 72 hours before arrival in Aqaba
By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.
*Accommodation: Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.
If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there