Last update: 2/24/2021
Jordan reopened its borders to international tourism on September 8, 2020. It is one of the countries that are open for tourism where entry requirements are the same for all travelers.
All travelers must complete a Declaration Form and have proof of a negative PCR test result from within 72 hours of arrival. They must also have proof of valid travel insurance for the duration of their stay in Jordan and download the AMAN app. Additionally, all travelers must pre-pay online for the PCR test they will take upon arrival in Jordan.
Can I travel to Jordan right now?
You can travel to Jordan from almost every country right now. Below is a map of all the countries that can visit Jordan at the moment.
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Jordan COVID-19 travel restrictions and entry requirements
Jordan has several different entry requirements that apply to all travelers.
All travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result that was obtained within 72 hours of arrival in Jordan and pre-pay online for the PCR test they will take on arrival. They must also complete a Declaration Form, download the AMAN app, and have proof of valid travel insurance for the duration of their trip to Jordan.
Is PCR testing mandatory to travel to Jordan?
All travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result that was obtained within 72 hours of arrival in Jordan.
All travelers must also take a PCR test on arrival in Jordan, which they must pre-pay for online. Only children under the age of 5 are exempt from both requirements.
Is there a mandatory quarantine upon arrival in Jordan?
Although there used to be a quarantine requirement for travelers, it is no longer mandatory for travelers to quarantine upon arrival in Jordan.
Only those who test positive for COVID-19 when they get tested on arrival in Jordan will have to quarantine for at least 10 days.
Travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage to visit Jordan
All travelers must have valid travel insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in Jordan.
If you’re not sure which kind of travel insurance to buy, travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage is your best bet because you’ll be covered no matter what happens, whether that’s a missed flight, lost luggage, or sudden illness.
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COVID-19 vaccine to travel to Jordan
Although COVID-19 vaccine distribution has begun in most countries around the world, the government of Jordan has not yet confirmed whether it will be mandatory to present a proof of vaccine record (POVR) or an international certificate of vaccination or prophylaxis (ICVP) to enter Jordan.
If you’re going to get the COVID-19 vaccine before traveling to Jordan, I recommend taking a copy of a vaccination record or certificate with you in case Jordan changes its travel restrictions.
Other travel restrictions for Jordan during COVID-19
Jordan has a few other travel restrictions in place:
- All travelers must complete a Declaration Form prior to boarding their flight.
- All travelers must download the AMAN app.
- All travelers will undergo health screenings upon arrival in Jordan, which include temperature checks and PCR testing.
- Face masks and gloves are required in all public areas.
- Social distancing rules must be observed.
- You may need a tourist visa to visit Jordan. Check if you need one below.
What’s open in Jordan
There is plenty to do and see in Jordan right now because hotels, attractions, and restaurants are all open. Famous sights, such as Petra and Wadi Rum, are also open and tours are operating.
Hotels that are open in Jordan
Hotels and accommodations are open in Jordan. These are some places we recommend staying:
Guests must wear face masks and gloves in public areas and will have their temperatures checked when they enter their accommodation. There will also be hand sanitizer available for guests to disinfect their hands. High-contact areas will be disinfected frequently.
More information on hotel regulations can be found here.
Attractions that are open and tours that are operating in Jordan
Jordan has many beautiful and historical sites that are worth seeing. Luckily, attractions, such as Petra and Wadi Rum, are open and tours are operating in Jordan right now. Some great tours that allow you to explore and experience some of the beauty Jordan has to offer are:
- Day Tour Dead Sea from Amman
- Petra in a Day: Private Tour from Amman
- Petra by Night: Show Tickets and Hotel Pick-Up
- Amman: Petra, Wadi Rum, Red Sea & Dead Sea 2-Day Camp Tour
Visitors must wear face masks and gloves in all public places. They must also abide by social distancing rules. Attractions and tourist sites will be routinely disinfected.
You can find more details on attraction and tour regulations here.
Restaurants that are open in Jordan
Restaurants and cafes are open in Jordan, so you should be able to find plenty of good places to eat.
Restaurants must close by 11 PM in accordance with curfew regulations. Customers must wear face masks and keep a distance of 2 meters away from others who are not in their household. Hand sanitizer will be available for customers to disinfect their hands. Tables will be placed 2.5 meters apart.
Airports that are open in Jordan
Jordan’s two international airports, Queen Alia International Airport and King Hussein International airport, are open and commercial flights are operating.
All travelers must wear face masks and abide by social distancing rules. They will also undergo health screenings on arrival, which will include temperature checks and PCR testing.
Curfew in Jordan
There is a nightly curfew from 12 AM to 6 AM. Individuals must stay at home during these hours. However, individuals who are going to or coming from the airport may still travel during curfew hours as long as they have a copy of their plane ticket with them.
Where to get a PCR test in Jordan – COVID-19 testing in Jordan
Jordan reopening its borders to tourists – F.A.Q.
Check out these FAQs related to Jordan reopening for tourists and let us know if you have any other questions in the comments below.
Yes, you can travel to Jordan right now as long as you are not coming from the UK.
There are currently 8,400+ active cases and 4,300+ deaths due to COVID-19 in Jordan as of today. The CDC classifies travel to Jordan as “Level 4- Very High Risk.” If you have a pre-existing condition or any health condition that could increase your chances of serious illness, do not travel to Jordan. Additionally, even if you are not high-risk, you might want to reconsider travel to Jordan.
Yes, travelers from the UK cannot currently enter Jordan.
No, you do not need to quarantine upon arrival as long as you do not test positive when you take your PCR test upon arrival in Jordan. If you do test positive, you will have to quarantine for at least 10 days.
Yes, you must take two PCR tests in order to travel to Jordan. One must be taken before your flight, within 72 hours of your arrival in Jordan. The other must be taken on arrival in Jordan.
Yes, there is a nightly curfew from 12 AM to 6 AM.
No, there are no restrictions on intercity and interregional travel, except during curfew hours, when no travel is allowed.
Yes, hotels and accommodations in Jordan are open.
Yes, Jordan’s two international airports, Queen Alia International Airport and King Hussein International Airport, are open.
Yes, restaurants in Jordan are open until 11 PM.
Yes, tours and excursions are currently operating.
Yes, many attractions are open.
Yes, Petra is open.
Yes, Wadi Rum is open.
Yes, American tourists can travel to Jordan.
Yes, Canadians can visit Jordan.
We will update this guide on Jordan reopening to tourism with any new developments. If you need more information on travel to Jordan, you can check these official sources:
- US Embassy Updates on COVID-19 in Jordan
- CDC Travel Recommendations for Jordan
- General Jordan Travel Advisory
- Declaration Form for Travelers
- Link to Pre-Pay for PCR Test To Be Taken on Arrival in Jordan
- Aman App
- Labs That Administer PCR Tests in Jordan in Arabic
- Post COVID-19 Jordan Hotels Operational Protocols
- Jordan’s Ministry of Health Website in English
- Jordan Tourism Board COVID-19 Update