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How to Get a Jordan Visa on Arrival At Amman International Airport

By Jsbdsl @jonnyblair

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I’ve shared almost every visa application I’ve ever made on my travels so far on this site, but hadn’t got round to writing about the Jordan visa on arrival yet. This guide will tell you exactly how simple it is to get a Jordan Visa on arrival at Amman International Airport.

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How to get a Jordan Visa on arrival at Amman International Airport.

Which Countries Can Get a Jordan Visa on Arrival in Amman?
I won’t list them all, but the following countries are currently eligible to get a Jordan Visa on Arrival in Amman:
Ireland, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, France, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Australia, Estonia, Slovenia, Germany, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Finland, Iceland, Spain…

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Looking down on the monastery in Petra, Jordan.

Which Countries Need a Visa in Advance to Visit Jordan?
Most African countries need a visa in advance, as well as Colombia, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Myanmar.

Which Countries Don’t Even Need to Get a Jordan Visa on Arrival in Amman?
These countries (which are Muslim countries) are all visa exempt: Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

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Arrival into Amman Airport, Jordan.

How much does a Jordan Visa on Arrival in Amman cost?
The cost is 20 Jordan Dinars (About $29 US) and is payable in local cash only. There is a bureau de change right opposite the immigration counters, so please go here and change your US Dollars (or other currency such as Euros, Pounds, UAE Dirhams etc.). Just to clarify, payment for the Jordan visa is only in Jordanian Dinars, no credit cards payments or US Dollars are accepted.

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Payment in Jordanian Dinars only and is 20 JD.

How long does the Jordan Visa Last?
It’s usually a 30 day visa. Mine was on a British passport and I got 30 days.

Getting from the Airport to Amman
We took the local bus which is the cheap option and costs 2.25 Jordanian Dinars to the city.

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Airport Bus to Amman, Jordan.

What is there to do in Jordan?
Quite a lot – it’s a fantastic country from the ruins of Jerash and Petra, to diving and snorkelling in the south to the deserts of Wadi Rum. Here are some of my posts on backpacking in Jordan:

- Top 5 Sights Aqaba Jordan
- Things to do in Wadi Musa, Jordan
- How to get to Israel from Jordan
- Hiking in Wadi Rum Jordan
- Camping in Wadi Rum Jordan

I hope this post helps you get your visa. Safe travels!

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Touring Petra in Jordan.

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How to Get a Jordan Visa on Arrival At Amman International Airport
How to Get a Jordan Visa on Arrival At Amman International Airport

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