COVID-19 Update from the Jordan Tourism Board, North America
Last Updated: June 3, 2021
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 is proud to be recognized by the World Travel & Tourism Council as a country that has adopted health and hygiene global standardized protocols.
Jordan is now OPEN for Tourism and we look forward to welcoming you and your travel clients back, and being able to say to you all "Ahlan Wa Sahlan"!
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.
COVID-19 Travel Update Bulletin
Effective June 2, 2021
Accordingly, the following is to be applied on inbound flights:
Airlines are responsible to ensure that before boarding each passenger has a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation airport, and health/travel insurance for Non-Jordanians. All passengers are also required to visit https://gateway2jordan.gov.jo to complete the required travel declaration form and obtain the QR code which is mandatory for boarding. Vaccinated travelers will need to show their vaccination certificate or proof of vaccination (full doses) upon check-in and to be uploaded to the platform (https://gateway2jordan.gov.jo). This QR code will also serve as proof of vaccination for fully vaccinated travelers upon arrival in Jordan and while traveling through the country.
PCR test is required upon arrival for unvaccinated passengers from the US and Canada, each passenger has to pay 28 JOD/US$40 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. Each passenger has to obtain a payment bill to show at check in counter before boarding, passengers who cannot pay through the links, the airline is responsible to collect the amount as EMD.
PCR test is not required for children below 5 years of age.
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 and are exempted from: - PCR test before departure - PCR test upon arrival - Health Insurance
Health Insurance not required for Medical Tourism Patients.
Passengers who stayed 14 up to 45 days outside India before traveling to Jordan will be subject to 14 days self quarantine.
Airlines are responsible to ensure that each passenger traveling to Jordan from India through transit airport, or who spent less than 14 days outside India, to sign an indemnity form for institutional quarantine at the airport hotel for 14 days and to pay the required charges for the whole 14 nights with the amount of 55 JOD++ for each night. Moreover, the airline is responsible to keep a copy of this indemnity form for a period of 60 days to be provided to CARC upon request.
Any passenger who gives falsified or incorrect information is subject to a fine of 10,000 JOD.
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
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.
Vaccinated Passenger Procedures: The following requirements are to be applied on passengers holding a full course vaccination certificate issued from the following countries arriving to Jordan - Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, EU countries, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunis, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and USA:
Vaccine certificate is required in Arabic or English language only.