After the closure of the international border in March, the Government of Jordan is reopening its borders to the visitors from 5th August. However, restrictions are imposed on several countries. The border is opening phase-wise, wherein 1st phase the visitors under the green list with low-risk countries will be able to enter without any necessity of quarantine.

Citadel in Amman Jordan. Photo Credit : Shashank Kumar

At the initial opening, visitors from 22 different countries are allowed to enter without any quarantine. These countries are Austria, Canada, China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Thailand. However, the list may be amended depends on the situations by the Health Ministry and will be updated every two weeks.

All traveling inbounding to Jordan are required to take mandatory PCR swab tests, 72 hours before their flight to Jordan. Once on arrival, the passenger needs to take another test.  The mandatory PCR test on arrival may be scrapped off looking after they profess on the first week of opening, the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission has said

The visitors must adhere the rules on social distances guideline with the compulsory use of protective face mask during the visit in the public places.

Jordan’s quick action on lockdown has made the countries one of the safest countries now with the very lowest number of 1191 total cases and only 117 active cases with death count to 11 only.