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Jordan Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Other EU Yes No Yes
USA Yes No Yes
Canadian Yes No Yes
Australian Yes No Yes
British Yes No Yes


To enter Jordan, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


A single-entry visa obtained on arrival is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Jordan.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Jordan.

Visa Note

You can obtain a single-entry visa on arrival at the Queen Alia International Airport and at Aqaba Airport.

If visiting Israel and the Palestinian National Authority it is advisable to obtain a multiple-entry visa before departure. Multiple-entry visas are only available from Jordanian embassies/consulates.

Types and Cost

Single-entry visa on arrival: JD40.

In advance: single-entry visa: £60; double-entry visa: £90; multiple-entry visa: £180. An additional fee of £7.50 applies to all visa types.

Jordan waives visa fees for those travelling in groups of five or more who stay for over two nights and use a local tour operator or a UK company which works with a Jordanian partner on the ground.


Single-entry visa on arrival: usually valid for a month.

Single-entry visa in advance: two months from the date of issue; double-entry visa: three months from the date of issue; multiple-entry visa: six months from the date of issue.


Transit passengers continuing their journey to another country within 24 hours are exempt from visa charges. Transit visas can only be issued at Jordanian airports and not at embassies or consulates.

Application to

Nearest consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

If applying in advance, visa processing usually takes four to five working days for nationals listed in the chart above, but may take longer for other nationals. Allow up to two weeks for postal applications.

Extension of stay

Visas may be extended to a maximum of six months by registering with a police station in Jordan.

Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the USA

Telephone: +1 202 966 2664.
Address: NW, 3504 International Drive, Washington DC, 20008,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1700.

Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the UK

Telephone: +44 20 7937 3685.
Address: Kensington, 6 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London, W8 7HA,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 1000-1600.

British Embassy in Jordan

Telephone: +962 06 590 9200.
Address: , Abdoun (PO Box 87), Amman, 11118,
Opening times:

Sun-Wed 0800-1530, Thu 0800-1500.

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