Our Jordan Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Jordan’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Jordan.
Who needs a visa to visit Jordan?
Jordan requires a visa from the majority of visitors, except for citizens of:
- Bahrain (for up to 3 months)
- Egypt (for up to 1 month)
- Israel (for up to 1 month)
- Kuwait (for up to 3 months)
- Lebanon (for up to 3 months)
- Oman (for up to 3 months)
- Palestinian Authority (for up to 1 month)
- Qatar (for up to 3 months)
- Saudi Arabia
- Turkey (for up to 3 months)
- Tunisia (for up to 2 months)
- United Arab Emirates
Entry into Jordan
No longer are visitors to Jordan required to present proof of a negative PCR test. You must register your information on the Visit Jordan Platform prior to your arrival. PCR testing is no longer required upon arrival. If you test positive while in Jordan, you will be required to remain in quarantine for five days at your place of residence. After this 5-day period, no further PCR testing is necessary. There is no requirement for isolation for those exposed to a confirmed case. Passengers are required to have valid health insurance for the duration of their intended stay in Jordan.
The Jordanian Ministry of Health has launched an e-platform for Jordanian residents and visitors who wish to register for a COVID-19 vaccination. Proof of vaccination is required to enter public spaces like hotels, malls, and government buildings.
Eligibility to apply for a Jordan visa
The criteria to apply for a Jordan visa is straight forward. It is designed to assist travellers ensure they have all the correct documents before travelling. It is imperative you have all your documents with you before travelling. The criteria is listed below.
A passport that has at least two blank pages and is valid for at least another six months.
Evidence of a forward travel ticket.
Evidence of sufficient financial resources to support your stay.
Sufficient funds to cover the visa fee.
Processing time for Jordan visas
When it comes to obtaining a visa upon arrival, you will receive one within two hours, or possibly more if you are in a hurry, after your arrival in Jordan. Approximately three to five days are required for the issuance of a tourist visa to Jordan prior to arrival. You must have your visa in order before beginning your journey.
Appointment waiting times
Appointment waiting times can differ depending on what kind of visa you are applying for. An appointment for a visitor visa can take around 282 days. An appointment for a student visa can take around 16 days, and all other non-immigrant visas can take around 282 days.
Who can visit Jordan without a visa?
Bahrain, Egypt (1 month), Israel (1 month), Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territory (1 month), Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Tunisia (2 months), and the United Arab Emirates do not require a visa to enter Jordan. If you are a citizen of any other country in the world, you will need a visa to enter the United States.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
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Jordan visa types
There are a few different types of visas available when entering Jordan. The type of visa you will need will depend on the reason for your visit to Jordan. It is important to ensure you have the correct visa before travelling. The visas available are:
- Transit visa. Visa fees are waived for travellers passing through Jordan who intend to spend less than 24 hours in the country.
- Single Entry Visa to Jordan. This visa can be obtained upon arrival at Jordanian airports.
- Jordan double entry visa.
- Jordan multiple entry visa.
What to do if your Jordan visa is refused?
You have the opportunity to challenge this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that decided to refuse the visa distributes a standard document to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Jordan visa and the reasons for the refusal. People routinely ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please get in touch with us if your visa application was rejected.
People also asked...
Yes, If you enter Jordan from the Wadi Araba border, stay in Jordan for at least two nights, and then exit Jordan from the same border, your visa fees will be cancelled and you will not be required to present a Jordan Pass upon arrival. This rule only applies at the border of Wadi Araba.
The pass is emailed to you as a pdf and an image after purchase; however, you must print it out and present it to the passport’s officer, as the QR code may not be legible on your mobile device. This applies to the visa office and all tourist attractions.
The Jordan Pass only permits one admission to each attraction. Except for Petra, repeat entrance is not permitted unless you purchase the Jordan Explorer or Jordan Expert Packages.