Technical Information

Entry Formalities

All visitors to Jordan must have a valid passport. Jordanian embassies or consulates abroad are authorized to issue Tourist visas and it can be obtained on arrival without delay


The following entry rules apply at present for all visitors Except as noted in para. 3 

Please note that the tourists from the restricted nationalities who are holding residents at the Arab Gulf countries and working there, are allowed to enter Jordan without obtaining a prior approval from the Ministry of Interior, but they have to enter Jordan through a tourism office; to insure that they will leave the country after the tour.


They need a valid residency from the country they work in, not less than 6 months, with an entry and exit visa


Those courtiers are excluded from the above decision:   (Sudan, Somalia, Djibouti, Mauritania, Comoros, the State of South Sudan and Iran)


  1. Individual visitors can obtain entry visa upon arrival for certain fees depending on the nationality


  1. Groups 5/14 persons (organized by tourist travel agency) are exempted from entry visa fees provided they stay in the country minimum 3 nights.


  1. Groups 15 persons & over are exempted from entry visa fees regardless of duration of stay.


  1. Passengers manifest - passport details: from 5 persons and over, a list of passport details is required 15 days prior to the arrival of the groups visiting Jordan, to facilitate obtaining group visa gratis on arrival. the following information is required: - name and family name.

1- Nationality.


2-Place and date of birth.


31-Passport number.


4-Place and date of issue


Departure Tax

The following departure tax apply at present for all visitors, except as noted in para.3:

  1. Individual or groups traveling from /to queen alia airport - departure tax is included in the flight ticket.
  2. Individual or groups traveling from /to any jordanian Border – must pay a departure tax of usd 15.00 per person.

Crossing Regulations-Jordan/Israel Borders 


  1. King Hussein (Allenby) bridge border-crossing:

1- opens from sunday till thursday from

08.00 – 21.00 hrs & for friday and saturday from
08.00 - 14.00 hrs.

2- prior visas must be arranged and can not be obtained at the borders.

  1. Sheikh Hussein (North Border) & Wadi Araba (South Border)-crossing:

1- Opens from Sunday till Thursday from 07.00 - 22.00 hrs.

for Friday and Saturday from 08.00 - 20.00 hrs.

2- Visa can be obtained at borders for certain fees depending on the nationality.

  1. Individuals and groups visitors using these crossing borders points are not exempted from entry visas to jordan nor from departure tax.

Note: crossing regulations and hours are subject to change. For Up to date details and information, please consult with us.

Miscellaneous Data

1- There are no requirements for special health measures before arriving in Jordan.

2- Customs regulations allow on entry a maximum of two bottles of wine or one liter of spirits, 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 200 grams of tobacco and a reasonable amount of perfume per adult.