Last Updated: March 19, 2021

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 is being effectively monitored, controlled and treated in Jordan. The Ministry of Health and Royal Medical Services are actively monitoring the situation and working with the World Health Organization and other international partners. We know that COVID-19 remains top of mind for many travelers. Jordan has taken a lead to get ahead of the curve and took extreme quarantine measures early on to protect citizens. Jordan has been successful in flattening the curve, maintaining it while making sure that citizens were also taken care of. 

 

COVID-19 Travel Update Bulletin

Effective February 15, 2021 - As received from the Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (JCARC), effective 15th of February 2021 and until 28th of February 2021 midnight, international scheduled flights are allowed to operate from/to Jordanian airports.

Accordingly, the following is to be applied on inbound flights:
  1. Airlines are responsible to ensure that before boarding each passenger has negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to the departure from the first embarkation airport, health insurance for Non-Jordanians, and install (AMAN Mobile App.).
  2. Military passengers and their families are required to visit https://gateway2jordan.gov.jo to complete the required form and obtain the QR code which is mandatory for boarding
  3. All QR code of passengers obtained before suspending valid
  4. PCR test is required upon arrival, each passenger has to pay 28 JOD via electronic payment as follows:
    - Queen Alia International Airport – Amman (AMM): https://registration.questlabjo.com
    - King Hussein International Airport – Aqaba (AQJ): https://COVID19.biolab.jo
    - Amman Civil Airport – Marka (ADJ): The amount will be collected directly in the Lab
  5. Each passenger has to obtain a payment bill to show at check in counter before boarding, passenger who cannot pay through the links, the airline is responsible to collect the amount as EMD
  6. PCR test is not required for children below 5 years of age
  7. Diplomats and Employees of Regional and International Organizations (and their dependents and family members holding Diplomatic Passports, Special Passports or regular Passports) residing in Jordan have a permanent diplomatic QR code that its validity does not expire, and it is possible to return with this code to Jordan for several trips are exempted from:
    - PCR test before departure
    - PCR test upon arrival
    - Health Insurance
  8. Health Insurance not required for Medical Tourism Patients
  9. Submit Passenger Health Declaration and Locator Form at the counter before boarding
  10. Passengers traveling to Jordan from UK are required to stay 14 days outside UK before arrival to Jordan, except the following passengers who are allowed to enter Jordan on a non-direct flights through Queen Alia International Airport, and shall have 14 days self-quarantine after arrival:
    - Jordanian citizens and their families
    - Holders of Jordanian passports
    - Investors holding Investments Cards (A, B) and residing in UK
  11. Any passenger gives falsified or incorrect information is subject to a fine of 10,000 JOD.
  12. International transfer passengers are allowed at Jordanian Airports as follows:
    - Negative PCR test is required within 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure
    - The planned transfer time is not exceeding 10 hours
  13. All passengers’ flights from/to UK are not permitted to operate in the Jordanian Airports
  14. Passengers travelling to Jordan for Treatment Purposes:
    - Unrestricted Nationalities: Not required to hold a letter issued by Private Hospitals Association.
    - Restricted Nationalities: Required to hold a letter issued by Private Hospitals Association including the entry visa (Passengers holding visa only are not accepted to enter Jordan)
  15. Passengers travelling out of Jordan can use their PCR test certificate (If required by destination station) to travel back to Jordan provided that PCR test is conducted within 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure of their travel back flight. For a list of PCR testing labs, CLICK HERE.

Effective January 26, 2021 - Passengers arriving into Jordan no longer have to self-quarantine for 7 days.

A valid negative PCR test is required (taken within 72 hours of departure) and another mandatory PCR test will be given upon arrival in Jordan for passengers above 5 years of age. This test is at passengers’ own expense and costs JD28 / US$40 which is currently collected by the airline upon checking in at passengers' point of departure.

The previous platform www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo will no longer be used for travelers to Jordan. As a valued partner of Jordan Tourism Board North America, we will keep you updated regarding Jordan’s COVID protocols for travelers into the country as they become official.

Jordan is proud to be recognized by the World Travel & Tourism Council as a country that has adopted health and hygiene global standardized protocols.

We know how hard this pandemic has been on the travel industry and we know how resilient you are. This will be the first step to the eventual reopening of all sectors and the return to a new normal. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your continued support and we wish you the very best for a successful and healthy 2021.

Jordan looks forward to welcoming you and your travel clients back, and being able to say to you all "Ahlan Wa Sahlan"!

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Jordan receives international "Safe Travels" stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)*
The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) has recognized Jordan as a safe destination, giving the country a “Safe Travels” stamp that validates the stringent hygiene and safety protocols that the country has put in place, as it prepares to welcome tourists soon. The “Safe Travels” stamp is a global initiative that gives travelers the opportunity to identify destinations that have implemented the highest standards of safety in line with international protocols and best practices designed to safeguard travelers amid the unprecedented pandemic. Click here for more.  


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