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Jordan will be reopening its borders for international tourism on September 8th, 2020 the Jordanian government has announced. 

The National Centre for Security and Crisis Management in Jordan has given the go ahead for international flights to resume at Queen Alia International Airport as of September 8th.

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The reopening was originally planned for August 6th but was delayed due to a surge in COVID-19 infections. 

Here is everything Travel Off Path has learned on Jordan's reopening for international tourism. 

Jordan Reopening for Tourism – Everything you need to know

Countries Allowed To Visit Jordan

A total of 43 countries will be allowed to enter Jordan for tourism. Countries will be classified into three categories, red, yellow and green – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak within their own borders. 

Green Countries:

  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Greece
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Lithuania
  • Malaysia
  • Morocco
  • Poland
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Tunisia
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All Green countries must follow these protocols for entry into Jordan:

  • Present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to departure. 
  • Undergo another PCR test upon arrival.

Upon a negative result, GREEN travelers will NOT need to quarantine. 

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Yellow Countries: 

  • Algeria
  • Austria
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • UAE
Petra city in Jordan
Petra city in Jordan

All Yellow countries must follow these protocols for entry in Jordan:

  • Present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to departure. 
  • Undergo another PCR test upon arrival.

Regardless of test results all travelers will be sent to institutional-quarantine for a period of seven days and then to home-quarantine for another seven days.

Amman Jordan sunset over Roman Ruins
Amman Jordan sunset over Roman Ruins

Red Countries:

  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Spain
  • UK
  • Ukraine
  • USA
  • Egypt
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Yemen
Woman walking on Dead Sea salt shore in Jordan

All Red countries must follow these protocols for entry in Jordan:

  • Present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to departure. 
  • Undergo another PCR test upon arrival.

Regardless of test results all travelers will be sent to institutional-quarantine for a period of seven days and then to home-quarantine for another seven days with a tracking bracelet

Aerial view of downtown Amman, Jordan

Other Entry Requirements for Jordan: 

  • All travelers must fill out the online ‘Travel to Jordan Declaration‘ form prior to travel. 
  • All travelers must Pre-pay ($56.00 USD) for the COVID-19 test to be administered upon arrival. Payment will be made during on the ‘Travel to Jordan Declaration Form'.
  • Install Aman.jo application on their mobile device
  • Provide evidence you have resided in your departure country for a minimum of 14 days. 
  • Provide proof of Travel Insurance that covers COVID-19.
The Monastery (El Deir) and surroundings. One of the most beautiful facades in Petra, Jordan
The Monastery (El Deir) and surroundings. One of the most beautiful facades in Petra, Jordan

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Sources: Visit Jordan / UK GOV

Disclaimer: Jordan travel rules can change without notice and are being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling.  Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories



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