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Jordan reopened its borders for international tourism on September 8th, 2020.

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

All nations

When Jordan first reopened in September, a total of 43 countries were first allowed to enter. They were divided into three categories, red, yellow and green – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak within their own borders. 

Now as of December 2020, all nations can now enter as long as they fulfill all covid-related entry requirements and visa requirements. 

Woman walking on Dead Sea salt shore in Jordan

Onilne Declaration Form 

All passengers must fill out the online “Travel to Jordan Declaration Form” before departure into the country. 

A QR code will be generated from this form which passengers will show upon arrival. 

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Testing Rules for Jordan

All passengers entering Jordan for tourism will need to perform multiple PCR tests. 

  • Pre-flight PCR test with results issued no more than 72 hours before arrival
  • PCR Test on arrival
  • PCR test on the 7th day of quarantine to be released
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Quarantine Rules for Jordan 

All tourists will have to quarantine for 7 days upon arrival.

Petra city in Jordan
Petra city in Jordan

Visas For Jordan

Some nationalities will need a Visa before traveling to Jordan, while others will qualify for a free or paid visa on arrival. 

The complete list of Visa rules for Jordan can be found here. 

  • Visa on arrival at a cost of 40 JOD = Canada, USA, UK, Australia, and more.
Amman Jordan sunset over Roman Ruins
Amman Jordan sunset over Roman Ruins

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 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

This article was originally published on September 8th, 2020

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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