Do I need a visa to enter Jordan as a U.S. citizen?Yes, you do need a visa to enter Jordan as a U.S. citizen. You can obtain a visa from the Jordanian embassy or consulate in your home country prior to your arrival in Jordan.
What type of visa is required for my purpose of travel to Jordan?The type of visa that is required for travel to Jordan depends on the purpose of your travel. Generally speaking, tourists to Jordan require a tourist visa, while those traveling for business or study may need a different type of visa. For more specific visa requirements, please contact the Embassy of Jordan in your home country.
How do I apply for a visa to Jordan, and what are the application requirements?To apply for a visa to Jordan, you will need to submit an application form, a valid passport, two passport-sized photographs, supporting documents such as a hotel reservation or invitation letter from relatives or friends in Jordan, and the appropriate fees. Depending on the type of visa you are applying for, you may also need to provide additional documents, such as proof of employment, letter of invitation from a Jordanian business or organization, evidence of travel insurance, and evidence of sufficient funds. You will also need to submit your biometric information (fingerprints) at a visa application center.
What is the processing time for obtaining a visa for Jordan?The processing time for obtaining a visa for Jordan can vary depending on the type of visa and the place of application, but typically the processing time is 3-5 business days.
Is there a visa-on-arrival option for U.S. citizens in Jordan?Yes, U.S. citizens are eligible for a visa-on-arrival when traveling to Jordan. The visa-on-arrival is valid for a single entry and is valid for 30 days from the date of issue.
What is the duration of stay allowed with the visa for Jordan?The duration of stay allowed with the visa for Jordan is typically 30 days. However, this can vary depending on the type of visa.
Are there any specific entry restrictions or conditions I should be aware of for Jordan?All visitors to Jordan must have a valid passport with at least six months’ validity remaining. Visitors from some countries may also need to obtain a visa prior to travel. Those without prior arrangement may be refused entry at the border.
All visitors must also have proof of sufficient funds for the duration of their stay, as well as the necessary documentation for their onward travel. All visitors must comply with Jordanian laws and regulations, including those relating to dress code. Some items of clothing and accessories, such as shorts and tank tops, may be considered offensive and are not permitted in public places.
Additionally, certain items such as alcohol, pork products, and religious texts may be restricted or prohibited. It is best to check with the Jordanian Embassy in advance to ensure that you are aware of any restrictions or conditions that may apply to your visit.
Can I extend my stay or renew my visa while in Jordan?Yes, you can extend your stay or renew your visa while in Jordan. To do so, you must visit the Department of Immigration in Amman and submit an application for renewal or extension before your current visa expires. The application must include your passport, photographs, and the applicable fees.
Is there a multiple-entry visa option available for frequent travelers to Jordan?Yes, multiple-entry visas are available for frequent travelers to Jordan, depending on the traveler’s nationality. For more information, please contact the Jordanian Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.
What are the fees associated with obtaining a visa for Jordan?The fees associated with obtaining a visa for Jordan vary and depend on the type of visa you are applying for. The fees for a single entry tourist visa are approximately $53.75 and for a multiple entry tourist visa, the fee is approximately $80.25. Fees may also vary according to nationality or other factors.
Are there any specific health or vaccination requirements for obtaining a visa for Jordan?Yes. All travelers to Jordan must provide evidence of a valid yellow fever vaccination if travelling from or having transited through an endemic country within six days prior to entering Jordan. Also, travelers arriving from or having transited through a country affected by polio within the last 30 days may be asked to demonstrate proof of polio vaccination. Some other vaccinations may be recommended based on the traveler’s itinerary. For more information, travelers should contact their local embassy or consulate.
Can I apply for a visa online, or is an in-person visit to the consulate or embassy required for Jordan?Yes, you can apply for a visa online. The website of the Jordanian Embassy in your country should have information about the process. Depending on the type of visa and your nationality, you may need to submit additional documents or have an in-person interview.
Is there a specific validity period for the passport required to obtain a visa for Jordan?Yes, the passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the intended date of departure from Jordan.
What documents do I need to submit as part of the visa application process for Jordan?To obtain a visa for Jordan, you will need to provide the following documents:
– A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining and at least one blank page for visa stamps
– A passport-sized photograph taken within the last 6 months
– A completed application form, signed and dated
– Supporting documents that provide evidence of the purpose of your trip (e.g. hotel booking, flight itinerary)
– Proof of financial means to cover your stay in Jordan (e.g. bank statements or pay slips)
– If applying for a business visa, a letter from the sponsoring company in Jordan
– If applying for a tourist visa, an invitation letter from a Jordanian national or company
– Evidence of yellow fever vaccination if required.