Airports in Jordan reopened for commercial flights on 8th September 2020.
If you are planning to visit Jordan during the COVID-19 pandemic, here are the steps you will need to take - according to the protocol set by relevant authorities.
First of all, check if you need to obtain your visa in advance or if can you get visa on arrival: http://international.visitjordan.com/page/4/VisasToJordan.aspx
Then, check your country's Covid-19 status.
The list of Green-,Yellow- and Red countries is updated regularly and can be seen here.
Only arrivals from Green countries can enter Jordan without home quarantine - providing they have 2 negative Covid-19 PCR tests: one from their country of origin within 5 days and one at QAIA airport upon arrival.
Also, make sure you study and follow the respective safety guidelines and regulations by the airport and your airline. [Wearing mask, gloves, carry-on luggage allowance and size , etc.]
At the check-in counter you must present the following:
Follow the safety instructions give by the airport and your airline.
After landing in Amman or Aqaba, all arrivals will be required to do a PCR test and remain at the airport until your test result is ready. It may take 2 to 5 hours.
In case your test is positive, you will be directed to the Ministry of Health office at the airport to arrange your safe transportation to a dedicated COVID-19 hospital for treatment. [If you are non-Jordanian, your treatment will be at your expence, hence the importance of comprehensive travel insurance.]
If your test result is negative: Mabrook! / Congratulations! you are free to leave the airport and start your holiday in Jordan.
Starting from 23rd September 2020, arrivals from Yellow and Red rated country will NOT have to spend 7 days in institutional quarantine (in 5* or 4* hotels).
Hotel quarantine will be replaced by a 7-day home quarantine after which they can start their holiday in Jordan.
[For those arriving before 23rd September: please check out the prices for quarantine hotels and transportation here: https://www.visitjordan.gov.jo/pricing.html ]
Wear mask in public places like shopping malls, at gatherings, in public transportation and taxis, and practice social distancing according to the Ministry of Health (MoH) guidelines.
Check official updates about Covid-19 situation in Jordan regularly: https://corona.moh.gov.jo/en
If you feel ill and think you might have Covid-19 symptoms, call the MoH hotline: 111.
Make sure you arrive to Amman Airport (QAIA) at least 4 hours before departure.
Wearing face asks and gloves gloves are mandatory during your entire stay at the airport.
No PCR testing is required upon leaving Jordan, but you must also check the entry procedures and requirements of your destination country.
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