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Airlines Updates

Published on 05.08.2020
Royal Jordanian cancels International service resumption in August 2020

03.08.2020 Royal Jordanian Airlines starting next week resumes scheduled International flights, initially operating flights to Canada, Cyprus and Italy. The oneWorld carrier by September will also resume service to Southeast Asia.

Planned operation for August and September, as of 31JUL20, as follows. Additional destinations expected to be resumed in the next few weeks, pending on latest guidance on travel restrictions.

Amman – Aqaba 3 weekly E195
Amman – Bangkok – Kuala Lumpur eff 01SEP20 2 weekly 787-8
Amman – Larnaca eff 08AUG20 3 weekly E175
Amman – Montreal eff 13AUG20 1 weekly 787-8
Amman – Rome eff 08AUG20 2 weekly A320

Published on 22.07.2020
Royal Jordanian resumes scheduled service with Aqaba flights from late-July 2020

Published on 20.07.2020
Jordan Aviation plans Larnaca service from August 2020

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Open for travel from Jordan
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Jordan.
  • This does not apply to:
    • Nationals of Jordan,
    • Staff of diplomatic missions or international organisations.
    • Emergency, cargo, humanitarian, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, state or diplomatic flights.
    • Technical stops where crew and passengers will not disembark.
    • Flights with prior permission provided, following the instructions of Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission stated here.
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Flight Restrictions

published 17.08.2020

All international flights are suspended
Flights to Jordan are suspended until 31 August 2020.
– This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.

Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site- according to classification.

Countries are classified into three categories: Green, Yellow and Red – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. For more updates and information kindly visit: Visit Jordan
**Green countries: People arriving from Green countries and testing negative, will not be sent to quarantine. Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a green country to be within this category.
**Yellow countries: Travellers should have spent the last 14 days in a yellow country to be within this category. They will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 6th day of quarantine, which shall end after 7 days if PCR test result is turned as negative, at which point all travellers must adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days.
**Red countries: Travellers must undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 7th day of quarantine which shall end at the 8th day if the test results turn negative. Travellers shall adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days wearing mandatory tracking electronic bracelet.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification subject to special conditions.

All passengers, including Jordanians, arriving in Jordan by special repatriation flights or via land borders will be PCR tested.

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for
more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Other country requirement(s) (2019)
Proof of receipt of a dose of oral polio vaccine (OPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), within the
previous 12 months and at least 4 weeks before departure, is required for travellers arriving from polioendemic countries as determined by WHO to apply for an entry visa.

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Full Restrictions

  • Jordan Latest News: International flights resume at Queen Alia International Airport outside Amman (Al-Monitor, 09.09.2020).

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Jordan: Jordan’s international airport re-opened to scheduled flights on 10 September. Passengers must register to travel on the Visit Jordan website and have PCR tests before departure and on arrival. Strict quarantine rules are in place depending on the country of origin.
    Countries are categorised by an epidemiological scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. The government of Jordan will review a list of countries and categories every fourteen days. This can be checked on the Visit Jordan website.

    *Transiting Jordan: There are currently limited flights operating to and from Jordan. All passengers arriving at Queen Alia Airport Jordan will need to follow instructions set out on the Visit Jordan website


    *Testing / screening on arrival: All passengers, including Jordanians, arriving in Jordan by special repatriation flights or via land borders will be PCR tested.

    *Quarantine requirements: Countries are classified into three categories: Green, Yellow and Red – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. For more updates and information kindly visit: Visit Jordan
    -Green countries: People arriving from Green countries and testing negative, will not be sent to quarantine. Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a green country to be within this category. -Yellow countries: Travellers should have spent the last 14 days in a yellow country to be within this category. They will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 6th day of quarantine, which shall end after 7 days if PCR test result is turned as negative, at which point all travellers must adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days. -Red countries: Travellers must undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 7th day of quarantine which shall end at the 8th day if the test results turn negative. Travellers shall adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days wearing mandatory tracking electronic bracelet.

    *Data collection: The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install Aman.jo application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details are available on the Visit Jordan website which is due to go live soon.

    *Testing on departure: There is no testing requirement on departure, although the Government advises travellers to comply with coronavirus regulations in the destination country.

    Internal Restrictions:
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities. A curfew is currently in place, the timings can change at short notice. With effect from 8 September, curfew hours will be from 1am to 6am. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 1am. You must return to your accommodation by 1am. Restaurants/businesses must close from 12am to 6am. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, schools, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. However, from 17 September, restaurants and cafés will close their dining areas for two weeks, and are only open for deliveries/take away. Street markets will be closed for two weeks. All mosques and churches will be closed to worshippers for two weeks. All private and public schools, including kindergartens, in the Kingdom will be partially closed (exception for Grade 1-3 students) for a period of two weeks. Nurseries remain open during this time. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may announce further restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. This may include more extensive curfews for particular areas or time periods. You should monitor official government announcements. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

    Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    16.09.2020
  • Jordan Transport authorities announce list of countries for resuming flights (MENAFN, 06.09.2020). Government to allow commercial flights from 8 September amid COVID-19 concerns; travelers must show proof of negative test (Reuters, 02.09.2020). There will be a 24-hour curfew in Amman and Zarqa next Friday. (Arab News, 24.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    The Government of Jordan is preparing to reopen Queen Alia International Airport on 10 September to a limited number of commercial flights. This is primarily to facilitate the return of Jordanian citizens.
    Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. All travellers must undergo a COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to departure and all arrivals in Jordan will be tested at the airport. Passengers landing without a negative 72-hr PCR test, will be placed under institutional quarantine for 14 days regardless of their country of origin. All travellers need to download the “Aman” App before their arrival to Jordan.
    Countries are classified into three categories: Green, Yellow and Red – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. For more updates and information kindly visit: [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/].
    **Green countries: People arriving from Green countries and testing negative, will not be sent to quarantine. Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a green country to be within this category. Every passenger arriving from the “Green Country” list must complete an electronic form at [www.visitjordan.gov.jo] (which will be available before the resumption of flight services). The passenger will then receive a unique QR code 24 hours prior to boarding the flight.
    **Yellow countries: Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a yellow country to be within this category. Travellers must have a negative 72-hr PCR test. Also, they will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 6th day of quarantine, which shall end after 7 days if PCR test result is turned as negative, at which point all travellers must adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days.
    **Red countries: Travellers must have a negative 72-hr PCR test. Also, they will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 7th day of quarantine which shall end at the 8th day if the test results turn negative. Travellers shall adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days wearing mandatory tracking electronic bracelet.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    On August 26, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a comprehensive curfew in Amman and Zarqa from Thursday, August 27 at 11:00 p.m. through Saturday, August 29 at 6:00 a.m. As with previous comprehensive curfews, no one should move outside the home during this period. In addition to the comprehensive curfew, there is a daily evening curfew in effect nationwide from 11 p.m. through 6 a.m. for individuals, and from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for commercial establishments, e.g. restaurants, shops, and malls.
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.With effect from 25 August, curfew hours will be from 11pm to 6am. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11pm. You must return to your accommodation by 11pm. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. From 25 August, restaurants/businesses must close from 10pm to 6am. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may announce further restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. This may include more extensive curfews for particular areas or time periods. You should monitor official government announcements. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.
    Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    07.09.2020
  • Jordan Government to allow commercial flights from 8 September amid COVID-19 concerns; travelers must show proof of negative test (Reuters, 02.09.2020). There will be a 24-hour curfew in Amman and Zarqa next Friday. (Arab News, 24.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. All travellers must undergo a COVID-19 test 72 hours prior to departure and all arrivals in Jordan will be tested at the airport. Passengers landing without a negative 72-hr PCR test, will be placed under institutional quarantine for 14 days regardless of their country of origin. All travellers need to download the “Aman” App before their arrival to Jordan.
    Countries are classified into three categories: Green, Yellow and Red – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. For more updates and information kindly visit: [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/].
    **Green countries: People arriving from Green countries and testing negative, will not be sent to quarantine. Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a green country to be within this category. Every passenger arriving from the “Green Country” list must complete an electronic form at [www.visitjordan.gov.jo] (which will be available before the resumption of flight services). The passenger will then receive a unique QR code 24 hours prior to boarding the flight.
    **Yellow countries: Traveller should have spent the last 14 days in a yellow country to be within this category. Travellers must have a negative 72-hr PCR test. Also, they will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 6th day of quarantine, which shall end after 7 days if PCR test result is turned as negative, at which point all travellers must adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days.
    **Red countries: Travellers must have a negative 72-hr PCR test. Also, they will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 7th day of quarantine which shall end at the 8th day if the test results turn negative. Travellers shall adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days wearing mandatory tracking electronic bracelet.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    On August 26, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a comprehensive curfew in Amman and Zarqa from Thursday, August 27 at 11:00 p.m. through Saturday, August 29 at 6:00 a.m. As with previous comprehensive curfews, no one should move outside the home during this period. In addition to the comprehensive curfew, there is a daily evening curfew in effect nationwide from 11 p.m. through 6 a.m. for individuals, and from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for commercial establishments, e.g. restaurants, shops, and malls.
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.With effect from 25 August, curfew hours will be from 11pm to 6am. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11pm. You must return to your accommodation by 11pm. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. From 25 August, restaurants/businesses must close from 10pm to 6am. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may announce further restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. This may include more extensive curfews for particular areas or time periods. You should monitor official government announcements. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.
    Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    04.09.2020
  • Jordan There will be a 24-hour curfew in Amman and Zarqa next Friday. (Arab News, 24.08.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed.These measures will remain in place until 31 August, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. The Government of Jordan announced that it was preparing to open up Queen Alia International Airport to scheduled commercial flights from a list of select countries. This list is still under review but when the new Visit Jordan website becomes live in the near future, full details will be published [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/]. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Upon arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install Aman.jo application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure, although the Government advises travellers to comply with coronavirus regulations in the destination country.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    On August 26, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a comprehensive curfew in Amman and Zarqa from Thursday, August 27 at 11:00 p.m. through Saturday, August 29 at 6:00 a.m. As with previous comprehensive curfews, no one should move outside the home during this period. In addition to the comprehensive curfew, there is a daily evening curfew in effect nationwide from 11 p.m. through 6 a.m. for individuals, and from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for commercial establishments, e.g. restaurants, shops, and malls.
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.With effect from 25 August, curfew hours will be from 11pm to 6am. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11pm. You must return to your accommodation by 11pm. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. From 25 August, restaurants/businesses must close from 10pm to 6am. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may announce further restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. This may include more extensive curfews for particular areas or time periods. You should monitor official government announcements. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.
    Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    27.08.2020
  • Jordan There will be a 24-hour curfew in Amman and Zarqa next Friday. (Arab News, 24.08.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed.These measures will remain in place until 31 August, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. The Government of Jordan announced that it was preparing to open up Queen Alia International Airport to scheduled commercial flights from a list of select countries. This list is still under review but when the new Visit Jordan website becomes live in the near future, full details will be published [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/]. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Upon arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install Aman.jo application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure, although the Government advises travellers to comply with coronavirus regulations in the destination country.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities.With effect from 25 August, curfew hours will be from 11pm to 6am. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11pm. You must return to your accommodation by 11pm. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. From 25 August, restaurants/businesses must close from 10pm to 6am. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may announce further restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. This may include more extensive curfews for particular areas or time periods. You should monitor official government announcements. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.
    Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    25.08.2020
  • Jordan Jordan will close for a week its main Jaber land border crossing with Syria after a spike in COVID-19 cases from Thursday 13 August. (Reuters, 12.08.2020). Government postpones resumption of international flights to at least 18 August. (OSAC, 06.08.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that suspension of commercial flights in and out of Jordan and closure of land and sea borders will remain until 31 August. Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. When borders are opened, flight services with countries with low infection rates (Green Countries) will be restored first. These countries include Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand. Every passenger from a “Green Country” must complete an electronic form at [www.visitjordan.gov.jo]. The passenger will then receive a QR code 24 hours before the flight. Passenger must produce a negative PCR test report obtained a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the embarkation place. The passenger must undergo another test upon arrival in Jordan at their own expense, and a fee of 40 Jordanian dollars has to be paid online.
    Passengers will be prohibited to leave the airport without a negative test result confirmation. Passengers on their arrival will need to provide personal details to the authorities who will then verify whether they stayed for the last 14 days in the country they departed from.
    A mobile application named “Aman jo” must be installed by the passengers, which will alert them if they come in contact with an infected person.
    Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders must go into quarantine for two weeks. The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install [aman.jo] application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/] which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure. The government announced that Jaber borders with Syria will be closed for one week (13.08.20)

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 1am. You must return to your accommodation by 1am. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine. Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    18.08.2020
  • Jordan Jordan will close for a week its main Jaber land border crossing with Syria after a spike in COVID-19 cases from Thursday 13 August. (Reuters, 12.08.2020). Government postpones resumption of international flights to at least 18 August. (OSAC, 06.08.2020).

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 18 August, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. When borders are opened, flight services with countries with low infection rates (Green Countries) will be restored first. These countries include Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Monaco, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand. Every passenger from a “Green Country” must complete an electronic form at [www.visitjordan.gov.jo]. The passenger will then receive a QR code 24 hours before the flight. Passenger must produce a negative PCR test report obtained a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the embarkation place. The passenger must undergo another test upon arrival in Jordan at their own expense, and a fee of 40 Jordanian dollars has to be paid online.
    Passengers will be prohibited to leave the airport without a negative test result confirmation. Passengers on their arrival will need to provide personal details to the authorities who will then verify whether they stayed for the last 14 days in the country they departed from.
    A mobile application named “Aman jo” must be installed by the passengers, which will alert them if they come in contact with an infected person.
    Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders must go into quarantine for two weeks. The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install [aman.jo] application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/] which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure. The government announced that Jaber borders with Syria will be closed for one week (13.08.20)

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Domestic flights have resumed.
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 1am. You must return to your accommodation by 1am. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine. Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    13.08.2020
  • Jordan Jordan will close for a week its main Jaber land border crossing with Syria after a spike in COVID-19 cases from Thursday 13 August. (Reuters, 12.08.2020). Government postpones resumption of international flights to at least 18 August. (OSAC, 06.08.2020).

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 18 August, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders must go into quarantine for two weeks. The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install [aman.jo] application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/] which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 1am. You must return to your accommodation by 1am. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine. Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    12.08.2020
  • Jordan Government postpones resumption of international flights to at least 18 August. (OSAC, 06.08.2020).

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 18 August, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan. There are currently no transit flights through Jordan. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders are currently subject to a PCR test on arrival. Jordanians returning to Jordan on special repatriation flights or via land borders must go into quarantine for two weeks. The Government have announced that on arrival in Jordan you will need to provide your contact details, travel information and complete passenger health declaration and locator forms. Passengers arriving will need to install [aman.jo] application on their mobile device. This will inform the user if they had contact with an infected person, so the user can seek appropriate medical attention. Further details will be published on the new Visit Jordan website [https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/] which is due to go live soon. There is no testing requirement on departure.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 1am. You must return to your accommodation by 1am. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine. Hotels and private rentals are open and available to book. Hygiene measures are in place, including temperature checks on entry and hand sanitiser in public spaces. Public places and services Cafes, restaurants, and places of worship are permitted to operate. Many public places have hygiene measures in place, including taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry. Wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory.

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    07.08.2020
  • Jordan Government postpones resumption of international flights to at least 18 August. (OSAC, 06.08.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may enter the country. From August, regular commercial international flights from certain “green” countries may resume.
    Jordanian nationals and residents may enter the country, along with travelers arriving from Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan or Thailand. Passengers from these countries are permitted to enter Jordan, and they do not need to quarantine provided they have resided in those countries for the past 14 days.
    All arriving travelers aged 5 or older must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. Those without a medical certificate will be subject to medical screening. Foreign/non-resident travelers must also have a full medical insurance coverage for the duration of their stay. Passengers are required to complete an electronic application on [www.visitjordan.gov.jo] prior to travel and receive an acceptance QR code minimum 24 hours before the flight. The website is expected to be active soon.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked.The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned.
    Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity.By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    06.08.2020
  • Jordan Government postpones resumption of international flights after COVID-19 surge abroad (Reuters, 04.08.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may enter the country. From August 5, new rules will go into effect:
    From that date, Jordanian nationals and residents may enter the country, along with travelers arriving from Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan or Thailand. They must have been in one of these countries in the past 14 days.
    All arriving travelers aged 5 or older must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival
    3. Those without a medical certificate will be subject to medical screening. Foreign/non-resident travelers must also have a full medical insurance coverage for the duration of their stay. All travelers must complete an electronic application form 24 hours before departure. They will receive a QR acceptance code.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked.The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned.
    Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity.By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    04.08.2020
  • Jordan The Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights from Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand may resume as of 5 August (OSAC, 29.07.2020).

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. It will reopen to travelers from certain countries starting August 5.
    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers until August 4. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may enter the country. From August 5, new rules will go into effect:
    From that date, Jordanian nationals and residents may enter the country, along with travelers arriving from Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan or Thailand. They must have been in one of these countries in the past 14 days.
    All arriving travelers aged 5 or older must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival
    3. Those without a medical certificate will be subject to medical screening. Foreign/non-resident travelers must also have a full medical insurance coverage for the duration of their stay. All travelers must complete an electronic application form 24 hours before departure. They will receive a QR acceptance code.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked.The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned.
    Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity.By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    30.07.2020
  • Jordan Authorities will partially reopen Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport to limited number of Asian and European countries from August (Reuters, 16.07.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Flights in and out of the country have been suspended, and land and sea borders are closed.Some commercial operators have been able, in exceptional cases, to negotiate flights out of Jordan The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 24 July, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked.The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned.
    Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity.By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    19.07.2020
  • Jordan International Travel
    Commercial flights suspended until 1 August.
    Returning citizens must follow guidelines from the health ministry, including the 14-day quarantine.
    Land borders closed.

    Domestic Travel
    Public buses and taxis are operating.
    Private vehicle use is restricted. Vehicles whose license plate ends with an even number are permitted to drive one day, and those with odd numbers the next day.

    National Measures
    Places of social gathering like cinemas, cafes and restaurants, places of worship, and schools and universities remain closed.
    Social gatherings banned including weddings and funerals.
    Curfew from 00:00 to 06:00 local time. Resident can move freely outside of curfew hours. During curfew hours, residents must not leave their homes.
    Vital sectors including electricity, water, communications, and medical personnel are exempted from the curfew.
    Hotels and cafes reopened.
    Sports events without spectators allowed.
    Parks, amusement parks, cultural events, and festivals remain suspended
    Mosques reopened on 5 June.
    Schools will reopen on 1 September

    PPE
    Gloves and face masks must be worn in shops and public transport.

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    16.07.2020
  • Jordan Jordan resumes domestic flights, suspends regular commercial international flights through 14 July (OASC, 18.06.2020) Royal Jordanian, Jordan Aviation and Fly Jordan had restarted passenger services at Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport. (Arab News, 21.06.2020)

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Flights in and out of the country have been suspended, and land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 14 July, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date. This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities. Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    05.07.2020
  • Jordan Jordan resumes domestic flights, suspends regular commercial international flights through 4 July (OASC, 18.06.2020) Royal Jordanian, Jordan Aviation and Fly Jordan had restarted passenger services at Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport. (Arab News, 21.06.2020)

    Flights to Jordan are suspended until 4 July 2020.
    – This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 4 July, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities. Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    21.06.2020
  • Jordan Jordan resumes domestic flights, suspends regular commercial international flights through 4 July (OASC, 18.06.2020)

    Flights to Jordan are suspended until 4 July 2020.
    – This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights.

    *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan has confirmed that these measures will remain in place until 4 July, and there are strong indications that the flight suspension and border closures will continue beyond this date.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    The Government of Jordan has introduced and enforced measures to tackle the spread of COVID-19. Measures are regularly reviewed and updated. Follow the instructions of the local authorities. Under current measures you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11.59pm. You must return to your accommodation by midnight. On Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates resumed and Friday curfews have been revoked. The tourist sector has reopened for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms have reopened at limited capacity. All mosques and churches are open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce a return to restrictions should the number of Coronavirus cases increase. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    18.06.2020
  • Jordan Amman QAIA Airport will remain closed for routine passenger flights until at least 1 July (OSAC, 03.06.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may also enter the country. All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles until after Ramadan. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for 14 days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels.
    Citizens will have to use government platform ‘safelyhome’ to apply for a reptriation flight.

    Internal restrictions:

    A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 19.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal. In the capital Amman residents are allowed to use their private vehicles from 08.00. In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    From Saturday 6 June, movement between governorates will resume; future Friday curfews will be revoked; and daily curfew hours will be extended from 6am until midnight. The tourist sector will reopen for domestic tourism. Hotels, cafes, restaurants, nurseries and gyms are to reopen at limited capacity. All mosques and churches will be open to worshippers at all times, and sporting events will resume without audiences. Kindergartens, schools and universities will remain closed, and wedding and funeral events remain banned. Transport restrictions have been revised to allow all private vehicles to move freely irrespective of license plate numbers, with public transport to remain operational at 50% capacity. The Government of Jordan may yet announce further restrictions. While the atmosphere is fairly calm on the streets, with the curfew generally well adhered to, there have been a number of arrests and vehicles impounded for violations. By law, everyone must comply with social distancing by keeping 1.5 metres away from other people when outside the home, and by wearing gloves and a mask when entering public places such as government buildings, shops, companies and health centres. Failure to comply with these rules is punishable by a fine.

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    04.06.2020
  • Jordan The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) will not be reopened before July 1. (Roya News, 28.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may also enter the country. All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles until after Ramadan. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for 14 days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels. Citizens will have to use government platform ‘safelyhome’ to apply for a reptriation flight.

    Internal restrictions:

    A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 19.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal. In the capital Amman residents are allowed to use their private vehicles from 08.00. In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time.

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    30.05.2020
  • Jordan The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) will not be reopened before July 1. (Roya News, 28.05.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Jordan has restricted the entry of all travelers. Emergency, humanitarian aid, medevac, repatriation, United Nations, and diplomatic flights may still enter the country. Technical stops that do not require passengers to disembark may also enter the country. All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles until after Ramadan. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for 14 days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government to impose three-day comprehensive curfew beginning 21 May (Jordan Times, 20.05.2020) A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 19.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal. In the capital Amman residents are allowed to use their private vehicles from 08.00. In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time. During the first day of Eid Al Fitr holidays (expected between 23 and 25 May), vehicular movement will be prohibited, except for medical staff, epidemiological teams and a limited number of employees working for vital services. On the following days, a system allowing vehicles with even/odd plate numbers to move around will be in place in Amman, Balqa and Zarqa governorates. Further specific details on the exact schedule are expected to be determined by the Public Security Directorate in the coming days. From 26 May, civil servants will return to work.

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    28.05.2020
  • Jordan

    International restrictions:

    All flights to/from Jordan, with the exception of cargo flights and those carrying diplomatic personnel and/or staff of international organizations will be suspended until further notice. All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles until after Ramadan. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for 14 days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels. Internal restrictions A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 19.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal. In the capital Amman residents are allowed to use their private vehicles from 08.00. In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time. During the first day of Eid Al Fitr holidays (expected between 23 and 25 May), vehicular movement will be prohibited, except for medical staff, epidemiological teams and a limited number of employees working for vital services. On the following days, a system allowing vehicles with even/odd plate numbers to move around will be in place in Amman, Balqa and Zarqa governorates. Further specific details on the exact schedule are expected to be determined by the Public Security Directorate in the coming days. From 26 May, civil servants will return to work.

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    18.05.2020
  • Jordan

    International restrictions:

    All flights to/from Jordan, with the exception of cargo flights and those carrying diplomatic personnel and/or staff of international organizations will be suspended until further notice. All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles until after Ramadan. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for 14 days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels. Internal restrictions A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 19.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal.

    In the capital Amman residents are allowed to use their private vehicles from 08.00. In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time. During the first day of Eid Al Fitr holidays (expected between 23 and 25 May), vehicular movement will be prohibited, except for medical staff, epidemiological teams and a limited number of employees working for vital services. On the following days, a system allowing vehicles with even/odd plate numbers to move around will be in place in Amman, Balqa and Zarqa governorates. Further specific details on the exact schedule are expected to be determined by the Public Security Directorate in the coming days.

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    16.05.2020
  • Jordan Government lifts all restrictions on economic activity (Reuters, 03.05.2020) Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan announced on April 4 that borders and airports will remain closed until after Ramadan, which is expected to conclude around May 23.

    International restrictions:

    Flights to Jordan are suspended. – This does not apply to: a. Emergency, humanitarian, medevac, repatriation, United Nation and state/diplomatic flights. b. Technical stops where crew and passengers do not disembark. Entering Jordan from the West Bank/ Israel: The Jordanian government imposed a countrywide curfew therefore coordination is needed to reach the crossing (GOJ). UNLP and diplomatic passports are only allowed to cross KHB conditionally upon presentation of a medical certificate stating that traveller is coronavirus free (GOJ). All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles. Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for fourteen days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels. UNHAS ops suspended.

    Internal restrictions:

    A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted. Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 18.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal: https://www.stayhome.jo/ On May 7, the Government of Jordan announced the even-odd license plate policy for drivers in Amman, Zarqa, Balqa, and Salt will remain in effect. Unless otherwise prohibited by the government, privately owned vehicles are allowed to move on alternating days between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm based on the last digit of the vehicle’s license plate. Cars with odd numbered license plates may move one day and even-numbered plates may move the next (for these purposes, zero is considered an even number). Residents in the governorates of Mafraq, Madaba, Ajloun, Jerash, Aqaba, Maan, Tafilah, and Karak may use their vehicles, irrespective of their license plate number and without passenger limitations or age restrictions from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. unless a curfew is in place. Travel between governorates remains prohibited. People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Jordan has in the last two weeks been lifting restrictions to allow businesses back to work, but with lower levels of staff and strict social distancing and hygiene guidelines. (Reuters, 03.05.2020)

    Source: https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening https://jo.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ https://www.osac.gov/Content/Report/41931194-fdc5-4751-8844-18839adbdcfb

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    12.05.2020
  • Jordan Government lifts all restrictions on economic activity (Reuters, 03.05.2020)

    Commercial flights in and out of Jordan are suspended and all land and sea borders are closed. The Government of Jordan announced on April 4 that borders and airports will remain closed until after Ramadan, which is expected to conclude around May 23.

    International restrictions:

    Flights to Jordan are suspended.
    – This does not apply to:
    a. Emergency, humanitarian, medevac, repatriation, United Nation and state/diplomatic flights.
    b. Technical stops where crew and passengers do not disembark.

    Entering Jordan from the West Bank/ Israel: The Jordanian government imposed a countrywide curfew therefore coordination is needed to reach the crossing (GOJ). UNLP and diplomatic passports are only allowed to cross KHB conditionally upon presentation of a medical certificate stating that traveller is coronavirus free (GOJ).
    All land and sea crossings are closed except for cargo vehicles.
    Jordanians in neighbouring countries who need to return to Jordan will be allowed to do so but will face quarantine measures for fourteen days, enforced by the authorities in designated hotels.

    UNHAS ops suspended.

    Internal restrictions:

    A ‘state of emergency’ that restricts overland movements between governatores is in place; checkpoints placed around the capital Amman, other major urban centres and major thoroughfares. Manned by Jordan Armed Forces. Curfews also to be enacted.
    Throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan a nightly curfew from 18.00-08.00 is in place. Exceptions for movement restrictions will be made for emergencies, but require special permission applied for through the online portal: https://www.stayhome.jo/
    In governorates of Aqaba, Irbid, Karak, Ma’an, Mafraq and Tafila, which were previously on lockdown, people are allowed to move on foot or move by car outside of curfew hours. Entry and exit from these governorates remains prohibited, except for authorised persons.
    People caught breaking rules will be quarantined for 14 days and could also face up to one year of jail time.

    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Jordan has in the last two weeks been lifting restrictions to allow businesses back to work, but with lower levels of staff and strict social distancing and hygiene guidelines. (Reuters, 03.05.2020)

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    10.05.2020
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