Latest News: Jordan authorities partially reopen border posts with Saudi Arabia and Syria (Express Tribune, 03.05.2021).
*Entry to Jordan: Passengers who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days, including passengers who have passed through the UK in transit are permitted to enter Jordan and no longer subject to 14 days quarantine on arrival.
Passengers travelling by land and air must provide evidence of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of their scheduled time of departure to Jordan. You should arrange to take a private test.
Passengers must also have PCR tests on arrival in Jordan.
The land crossing between Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are currently operating with limited capacity. Al Mudawwarah, and Al Omari (the border crossings with Saudi Arabia) were partially reopened on 29 October and remain open, however the number of travellers is limited to 300 each day.
*Transiting Jordan: Passengers who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days, including passengers who have passed through the UK in transit, are permitted to enter 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 by government of Jordan.
International transfer passengers are allowed at Jordanian Airports and require:
• negative PCR test within 72 hours before arrival
• transfer time does not exceed 10 hours
*Testing / screening on arrival: All passengers, including Jordanians, arriving in Jordan by special repatriation flights or via land borders will be PCR tested at their own cost. Each passenger must register and pay 28JD for a PCR test.
Testing requirements are subject to change with little or no notice.
*Quarantine requirements: Passengers arriving in to Jordan are no longer subject to quarantine measures. A negative PCR test within 72 hours of their departure is required.
*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 will be asked to fill out these forms by their chosen airlines. 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.
*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:
*Travel in Jordan: For information on entry to Jordan, see Entry requirements. 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.
The government of Jordan implements curfew hours across the country. The timings can change and be announced at short notice. You are not permitted to leave your accommodation during a curfew. You should adhere to the curfew and monitor official announcements.
As from 13 May, the daily curfew hours will be from 11pm in the evening to 6am the following morning. Under these measures, you are able to leave your accommodation between 6am and 11pm.
Businesses will close from 10pm to 6am the following morning. The business times for bars are similarly restricted. On 10 March 2021, the government of Jordan announced closures of a number of recreational facilities. Gyms, sports centres, horse riding facilities, indoor pools, public parks and nightclubs are closed. Weekly congregational prayer services in mosques on Fridays have resumed during Ramadan. Church services on Sundays have been suspended until further notice.
All schools including kindergartens in the country are closed until further notice due to the rise in positive COVID 19 cases. All schools in Jordan will be operating through distance learning until further notice. Nurseries will 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.
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.
Security authorities are conducting visits to properties of those known to have tested positive in order to ensure isolation compliance. You should follow the instructions of the authorities.
*Accommodation: 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.