For entry into Jordan all nationals must have a passport valid for six months and a must..Travel Health
Recommended vaccinations for travel to Jordan are Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, and Tetanus..Local Currency
The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian dinar (JD)Dinar. Notes are in denominations of..Weather
The climate in Jordan generally changes with the altitude. The lower areas such as the..Local Customs
You will find the people of Jordan to be proud and extremely welcoming of all visitors to..Languages
Arabic is the national language of Jordan although most Jordanians speak English..Transport Options
The main international airport in Jordan is the Queen Alia International (AMM) which is..Travel Tips
Levels of crime are generally low in Jordan however women should always exercise caution..Local Food
Jordanian cuisine is similar to most Middle Eastern cooking however also includes freshly..Local Timezones
Standard Time in Jordan is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2). From 00:00 on..Dutyfree Limits
Customs regulations exempt from duty most items carried by tourists, including cameras..
For entry into Jordan all nationals must have a passport valid for six months and a must obtain a visa. A return ticket is not required for entry into Jordan. If transit passengers are continuing their journey to another country within 24 hours by the same or first connecting aircraft and are holding valid onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport then a visa is not required.
For those arriving by airplane visas can be issued at the airport. Those entering Jordan by any other means (apart from air travel) will need to have obtained a visa prior to entering the country.
Visas are granted for 1 month stay but can be easily extended by up to another 2 months. Those wishing to stay longer than this will need to leave and re-enter the country and undergo immigrations procedures again. Leaving the country with an expired visa will incur a fine.
Those planning to stay for more than two weeks in Jordan will need to register at the nearest police station. It is advised to contact a Jordanian embassy or consulate to check entry requirements prior to making travel arrangements..
There are three departure taxes from Jordan: four Jordanian Dinars (JD) across land borders (JD 8 for Jordanians), JD 6 from Aqaba by sea, and JD 15 when leaving by airplane (JD 25 for Jordanians).
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