Data Last Updated: October 05, 2020
Jordan will resume international flights on Sept. 8. Authorities will use a three-tier color-coded system in classifying countries according to its COVID-19 activity. Green means low disease activity, yellow has moderate, while red has high.
All travelers will be asked to present proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their scheduled flight.
Those coming from green countries will not need to quarantine upon confirmation of negative COVID-19 test result. Travelers from yellow countries will quarantine at a government facility for a week, and will undergo a COVID-19 test on the 5th or 6th day of quarantine. Those coming from red countries will undergo the same procedures as those from yellow countries. However, they will be required to wear an electronic bracelet during the quarantine period.
Mask requirements differ in different states/regions within this country.
Authorities in Jordan have extended the kingdom's nationwide nightly curfew by one hour effective Aug. 25 due to the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
The curfew will remain in effect until further notice, with new curfew hours being 2300-0600; the measure was previously in effect 2359-0600 nightly. Businesses nationwide will be permitted to operate from 0600-2200 daily.
Until further notice, individuals will be prohibited from entering and leaving the Ramtha District. Persons required to travel for work will be permitted to do so provided they adhere to the instructions of local authorities.
Hotels, gyms, and sport events without crowds are opened.
Wearing of face mask is required in public spaces and on public transportation.
Authorities are monitoring the epidemiological situation throughout Jordan and will continue to enact localized lockdowns on locations with increased COVID-19 activity. Across the country, protective face coverings and gloves are mandatory while in public places; violators may be subject to fines.
Authorities in Jordan will impose a 24-hour curfew in the town of Ain Al-Basha in Balqa Governorate from 0600 Oct. 5 – Oct. 12 due to a localized increase in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) activity. Travel in and out of the town will be restricted for the duration of the measure. Local authorities will reportedly issue special travel permits to ensure the continued operation of supply chains and to address exceptional humanitarian and emergency cases.
Airlines & Transport
Effective Sept. 8, Jordan has partially resumed commercial flights.
Status of Opening to Tourists
Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
Isle of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
U.S. Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
United Arab Emirates
Latest Update: September 7, 2020
After months of shutting down to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Jordan will finally reopen its borders to International visitors on September 8th. The move is part of the country’s plan to revive its tourism economy, which was hit badly since the start of the pandemic.
However, the Jordanian government will only allow travelers from low-risk countries. All travelers will be asked to present proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their scheduled flight. Here’s everything you need to know about Jordan’s reopening.
September 7 update: Jordan will resume international flights on Sept. 8. Authorities use a three-tier color-coded system in classifying countries according to its COVID-19 activity. Green means low disease activity, yellow has moderate, while red has high.
Who Can Enter Jordan?
To ensure the safety of its citizens and all visitors, Jordan will only allow travelers from low-risk countries to enter once it opens its borders.
Green List: COVID-19 PCR Test Required
Yellow & Red List: COVID-19 PCR Test Required, and 14 day quarantine
Travelers may be asked to show proof of having stayed at least two weeks in the countries listed above. According to Jordan’s Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, the list will be reviewed and updated every two weeks, as per the developing pandemic situation in each country.
Are There Any Tests and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival?
Firstly, there is airport testing upon arrival in Jordan. The citizen should pay 40 JOD in advance. Please expect to wait for 2 to 3 hours at the airport for the results to process. If there is a positive PCR result, passengers will not enter Jordan and needs to return to their departure city.
Secondly, once regular commercial international flights resume, passengers arriving from “green countries” (listed below), are expected to face up to 14 days of quarantine, but the exact requirements remain subject to change. Passengers departing from all other countries (non-green countries) must adhere to a 14-day government-sponsored quarantine followed by 14 days of home quarantine.
Other Travel Requirements
When visiting Jordan, travelers must adhere to the following requirements before they will be allowed entry.
- They must present a negative result of a PCR test taken within 72 hours of departure.
- Visitors must also pay for and fill out an online health declaration form at least 24 hours before departure. It will cost 40 Jordanian dinars or around 56 USD. The form must be filled out completely and anyone who will be caught providing false information will be fined 10,000 dinars or 14,000 USD.
- Travelers may be asked to undergo another Covid-19 test upon arriving at the airport.
- Travel insurance must be presented at immigration.
- All tourists must download Jordan’s contact-tracing app before flying into the country. It must be activated during the entire time that they are in Jordan.
Preventive Health Measures
As early as June 6, Jordan’s tourist attractions have opened for domestic tourism, welcoming locals and expats residing in the country. Bars and clubs have also reopened while sporting events resumed behind closed doors. Churches and mosques have also opened but must adhere to rules imposed by the Ministry of Health.
Jordan’s Ministry of Health has imposed the following preventative measures for all visitors to follow:
- Wash hands regularly with soap and water.
- Avoid kissing and shaking hands during meetings.
- Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing.
- Dispose all used wipes safely.
- Avoid direct contact with anyone showing symptoms.
- After touching public surfaces, avoid touching your mouth, nose, and eyes.
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Information for Non-Tourists
All passengers allowed to enter Jordan must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. Another PCR test will be done on arrival.
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