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Jordan is a Middle Eastern country which is bordering with countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria and Palestine. Situated at the intersection of Europe, Asia and Africa, Jordan is a popular tourist destination. Amman is the capital and most visited city of the country.
Jordan Visa Guide is prepared for you to gain in-depth information on the country’s visa rules and regulations. Please find below country-specific visa requirements along with the necessary documents that may vary on your nationality of origin. To kick off the preparations for your trip, make sure to purchase your “Jordan Flight Ticket”.
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In general, nationals of all foreign countries are requested to apply for entry visas in order to travel to Jordan. Some countries are exempted from visa regulations while some are entitled to apply for visa on-arrival that permits traveler to stay in the country a maximum period of two months as part of the visa-regimes established between bilateral countries. Citizens coming from Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and United Arab Emirates are exempted from visa fees for visits up to 90 days within 180 days. Holders of passports from Egypt, Israel and Palestine can travel to Jordan visa-free for up to only 30 days.
Jordan visa types for short term stays include tourist/visitor visa, business visa, student visa and work visa. Single, double or multiple-entry visas distinguish the term of stay of its holder. Accordingly single entry visa enables one time travel to Jordan valid for one month, double entry visa is used for three months and multiple entry visa allows for travels up to six months. Please double check with the Jordanian diplomatic mission in your country to make sure about your visa type.
Short-term visa is issued for predetermined periods in line with the applicant’s request for stays that are not exceeding 90 days. All types of visas can be obtained from the diplomatic missions authorized in applicant’s country of residence.
Jordan tourist/visit visa is issued to foreigners who would like to travel to the country solely for tourism and entertainment related purposes. It grants the traveler to stay in Jordan for up to three months depending on the term of visa.
Jordan business visa is given to foreigners who wish to visit the country to attend business meetings or venture into business investments. An official business cover letter written on a paper with company letterhead is needed to demonstrate the purpose of your visit, possibly provided by the host organization.
Travels to Jordan by third country nationals with the intention of visiting family, relatives or friends should apply for a visit visa. It enables the holder to enter the country upon submission of a valid invitation by the host that shall detail the purpose of the visit.
Travelers from third countries who would like to visit Jordan to participate cultural or sports related events shall apply for a visitor visa as well.
Citizens of third countries who would like to go to Jordan for short-term education or training purposes are entitled to apply for a student visa. Those who would like to remain in Jordan for extended periods should obtain a long term visa.
Long-term visa grants its holder the right to enter to Jordan for extended periods.
Therefore, students who are wishing to study at the top-notch Jordanian education institutes can apply for student visas upon receiving admission to a study program. Long term visas usually do not exceed one year and those who seek to stay longer must apply for a residence permit from authorized bodies, before the expiry date of the period indicated in their visa.
Work/employment visa can be obtained upon the request of the employer. The company who intends to hire the foreign nationals shall submit the application on behalf of its employee with the demonstration of a viable contract. An official work permit should be issued by the Ministry of Labor in line with the Art. 12 of the Labor Law in Jordan. However, there are strict conditions with regards to the eligible conditions as explained below:
Transit visa allows the passengers to change flights at the international zone of another country. Jordan does not require a transit if the traveler has a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 48 hours. The traveler must have a travel document or passport that is valid for minimum six months after the travel dates, travel tickets and a visa if necessary for the next destination.
Tourist visa requirements to visit Jordan can be found in detail below. The required documents may change depending on the length and purpose of your stay, in other words the category of your visa. The diplomatic missions maintain their right to request additional documents if deemed necessary.
Specific documents to enclose your application may differ depending on your employment status.
Students or unemployed/retired people who are not in a position to cover their own travel expenses will need to demonstrate support from a sponsor who will borne the full costs. The sponsor is entitled to certain requirements. Hence, only first grade relatives can fulfill this position. You can check our website for all the relevant details.
In addition to above mentioned application documents, general requirements include:
Israeli and Palestinians are eligible to obtain visas on arrival.
Citizens of the EU member states are obliged to apply for entry visas although most European countries are eligible to apply for visa on arrival. They can travel along with national passports that is valid for at least six months following the date of their visit in Jordan.
US, Canadian and UK citizens are not exempted from visa requirements to travel to Jordan. A passport that is valid for at least six months after the travel date is requested.
The visa fees vary depending on the type of required visa. As of March 2020, Jordan visa fee comprises of the processing costs and the Consular expenses. Please be aware that the visa fee is non-refundable.
|Single Entry Visa||40 JD (approximately 56 USD)|
|Double Entry Visa||60 JD (approximately 85 USD)|
|Multiple Entry Visa||120 (approximately 170 USD)|
NOTE: This article was prepared in March 2020. Please check up-to-date information published by official sources.
Re-entry visas can be issued to third country citizens or legal foreign workers if the necessity of such visa can be documented. You can submit your application for double or multiple entry visas through the Consulate in line with the purpose of your visit.
Yes, your application may be rejected on certain grounds. In that case, you will be notified with the reasons of rejection and deadlines for submission of an appeal. In any case the visa fee is non-refundable which means that the rejection of your application will not be reimbursed.
Processing of the visa applications may take up to 10 days. It may take longer than it normally takes for individual cases whereby a closer scrutiny is required. The Jordan Pass applicants have the option to choose from standard processing (3 days), rush processing (2 days) and super rush processing (up to 24 hours) selections.
Your nationality shall not constitute a problem for entry permit to Jordan. However, local immigration officials have the right to refuse entry of a passenger when required necessary.
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