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Visa policy for Jordan
The visa policy of Jordan determines which countries do not need a visa to travel to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and who may enter the country without a visa.
Regardless of whether they need a visa for Jordan or not, most foreign citizens are required to present a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the period of intended stay, containing at least 2 blank pages, to gain entry to the Kingdom. There are not currently any Jordan visa bans in place for any foreign citizen.
The only exceptions are citizens of Lebanon and EU countries (except for Croatia), who are able to present a valid national ID card if arriving at Aqaba Airport on a direct flight from Brussels. It is also necessary for all foreign visitors arriving in Jordan to hold a non-refundable return or circle trip flight ticket, with the exception of Government workers transiting onward to Iraq.
At present, citizens of up to 10 countries are granted visa-free entry to Jordan for varying periods of stay from 1 month up to 3 months depending on their nationality, including nationals of all member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
All other foreign citizens are required to obtain an approved visa for Jordan, whether this is an eVisa through a simplified online process, a visa on arrival by waiting in an immigration queue at the border, or an embassy visa from a diplomatic government office of Jordan in advance.
The electronic visa for Jordan is available through a simplified online tourist package named the Jordan Pass, eliminates the need to wait in long border lines to submit a visa on arrival application, and allows expedited entry to the country at Jordanian immigration control.
Those who wish to travel to Jordan for purposes other than tourism are required to apply for a visa at the nearest Jordanian embassy or consulate. Additionally, foreign citizens not eligible to apply for a Jordan visa online, roughly 80 nationalities, must apply for an embassy visa for Jordan regardless of travel purpose or the expected duration of stay.
Further information about the different visa types for Jordan can be found below.