To enter Jordan, US residents must have a valid Jordanian visa. Or special entrance permission from the Jordanian Ministry of Interior.
Jordan is known as the “Switzerland of the Middle East”. As it maintains a calm and stable political environment. Also, crime levels are among the fewest in the Middle East. It is one of the Middle East’s central countries. Despite continuing political movements, it is a neutral country. That is always devoted to cooperating with all parties. Furthermore, the Jordanian government pays close attention to the situation within the nation. To preserve the increasing rate of tourism attractiveness.
Is a visa required for US citizens?
It is necessary to have a passport and a visa. On arrival, Jordan provides visas to US residents for a charge. At most international entry points and most international land crossing points. A single entrance visa costs 40 JD (USD 56.50). Two entries cost 60 JD (USD 85.00), and many entries cost 120 JD (USD 170.00). But, visas are not given upon arrival at the border crossing of King Hussein/Allenby Bridge.
Visas get generally issued to US residents for 30 days. Foreigners who intend to remain longer than the period allowed by immigration. They must register at a Jordanian police station before the time limit expires. Travelers who do not register face a fee of 1.5 JD (about USD 2.10) every day of overstay. This fine is generally assessed at the time of departure.
How to apply for a visa?
To apply for a visa, go to the Embassy.
- The Visa Application Form must get filled out.
- A passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the planned arrival date;
- To accommodate the visa stamp, the original passport must contain a completely blank page.
- One current (2X2) inch photograph.
Documents Required for the Process
- A photocopy of your passport’s first and last pages
- Two current color photograph that has been scanned.
- Return flight ticket purchased and confirmed
- Evidence of accommodation (hotel reservation or invitation letter if visiting someone in Jordan)
- Itinerary for the day
- Have enough money to pay your costs in Jordan for the duration of your visit. (At least US$ 1500 in cash, international debit, and credit cards per person).
What should you do when you get to Jordan?
Keep all your travel papers ready to be presented to immigration authorities for verification.
Check that you are not carrying any prohibited materials. It will make you not pass through customs. Such as ‘any immoral items liable to provoke a disturbance of the peace. It can be novels, audiobooks, audio, and video cassettes.
What exactly is a tourist group visa?
If you have booked a group vacation with an approved tour operator. You may get a collective tourist visa at the Jordanian border crossing points of Amman and Aqaba. The tour operator will handle all your travel arrangements. Many visitors choose this choice since they do not want to deal with the inconvenience of visas.
The fee is not necessary for a group visa. A group of at least five people is required. The visa procedures (papers) at the airport are the same as those required for a visa on arrival.
Is it necessary for me to get travel insurance?
Applicants are encouraged to get Travel Insurance to protect their vacation. In the case of unforeseen occurrences such as medical crises, plane cancellations, luggage delay or loss, and so on.