Last Updated: December 3, 2021

COVID-19 Travel Updates & Requirements

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All Passengers:

Effective until December 31, 2021
  1. All passengers must present a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation airport/border crossing. Exemptions include:
    • Children under the age of 5 years.
  2. All passengers are required to visit 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 ( This QR code will also serve as proof of vaccination for fully vaccinated travelers upon arrival in Jordan and while traveling through the country.
  3. Proof of health/travel insurance that includes Covid-19 coverage is required for foreign nationals. Exemptions include:
    • Medical Tourism Patients.
  4. PCR test upon arrival is mandatory for all passengers. The airline is responsible to collect the amount of the arrival PCR test (28 JOD/US$40) in the form of an EMD for all passengers who are unable to pay through the  portal. Exemptions include:
    • Fully vaccinated passengers subject to the fulfilment of the requirements below.
    • Children under the age of 5 years.
  5. Direct flights to Jordan from the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, and Botswana is totally prohibited. The following shall be applied on foreign nationals coming from these countries:
    • Who were in the above countries in the last 14 days are not allowed entry and to transit Jordan.
    • Who stayed more than 14 days outside above countries prior to traveling to Jordan are allowed entry into Jordan by applying requirements under points 1, 2 and 4 above.
  6. Diplomatic QR holders (Diplomats and Employees of Regional and International Organizations (and their dependents and family members holding diplomatic passports, special passports, or regular passports) 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 and upon arrival.
    • Health insurance.
  7. International transfer passengers are allowed at Jordanian Airports. Accordingly, a negative PCR test must be provided 72 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure.
  8. Any passenger who gives falsified or incorrect information is subject to a fine of 10,000 JOD.

Vaccinated Passenger Procedures:

The following requirements are to be applied on passengers holding a full course vaccination certificate:

  1. Vaccination certificates proving that full course of vaccination has been completed and issued from the following countries are approved: (Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, EU Countries, Japan, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Russia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunis, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and USA).
  2. Vaccine certificates are required in Arabic or English language only and to be presented prior to boarding.

Entering Aqaba:

The following shall be applied on all passengers travelling to Aqaba:

  1. Passengers must provide vaccination certificates proving that full course of vaccination has been completed (Minors are exempted from providing vaccination certificate or PCR test if holding a proof that both their parents have full course of vaccination), or
  2. Provide a proof that 21 days have passed after the first dose of covid-19 vaccination, or
  3. Provide a negative PCR test which was conducted within 72 hours prior to the departure time from the first embarking airport.
  4. The vaccination certificate must be in the Arabic or English language only and presented prior to boarding.

Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Visitor Journey

SOPs for the Visitor Journey-Dec 2021


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