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All About Jordan Visas
Jordan offers tourists an enticing way to visit its spectacular historic sites with a unique travel authorisation called the Jordan Pass. Not only does the pass give you access to enter this nation of archaeological wonders, it also gives you free entry to 36 tourist attractions.
Another advantage of the Jordan Pass is that the fees you’d normally pay for a Visa on Arrival (VoA) are waived as long as you’re staying for a minimum of 3 nights in the country. Furthermore, you can say goodbye to waiting in long queues after your flight to get your VoA.
You may be asking, “Do I need a visa for Jordan?” Nearly all nationalities require some sort of visa to enter Jordan, but many are eligible for the Jordan Pass. As an example, if you’re from the US, UK, India, Australia or New Zealand, you’re eligible for the Jordan Pass.
The Jordan Pass is valid for up to 1 year from the date it’s issued. Once you arrive, you’re permitted a maximum stay of 30 days. This authorisation is valid for a Single Entry only.
You can apply for your travel document electronically with Byevisa from any computer, tablet or mobile device. Once it’s approved, we send your document directly to your email inbox. Here we’ve provided all the information you need to get on your way to Jordan.
- 1 Jordan Pass Versus Jordan Visa on Arrival
- 2 Jordan Visa Requirements and Eligibility
- 3 Jordan Visa Application Process
- 4 Jordan Pass Application Form
- 5 Jordan Pass Status Check
- 6 How Much Does a Jordan Visa Cost?
- 7 Which Attractions are Included in the Jordan Pass?
- 8 More Jordan Pass Questions and Information
Jordan Pass Versus Jordan Visa on Arrival
The Jordan Pass is obtained online before your trip, allowing you to skip the queues and the visa fees. The pass is an economical option that includes entry to 36 major tourist attractions. Byevisa makes it quick and easy to get your pass.
Once you land, the only thing you need to do is show your printed authorisation and your passport to immigration officials. This is the same pass you’ll use to enter any of the 36 included attractions.
In contrast, most nationalities apply for a Visa on Arrival upon landing in Jordan. This visa is obtained at the airport or border checkpoint by waiting in a potentially long queue, filling out some forms, showing your passport and paying the visa fee. So the Jordan Pass is a quicker, faster, stress-free method.
Jordan Visa Requirements and Eligibility
To apply for a Jordan Pass, your nationality must be eligible. Use our checker tool to see if you can apply:
These are the eligible nationalities:
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
São Tomé and Príncipe
Trinidad and Tobago
It’s important to note that the regular VoA fee is only waived if you stay at least 3 full nights in Jordan. If you stay for less than 3 nights, you’ll have to pay the visa fee of 60 USD when you leave the country.
The Jordan Pass lets you enter 36 tourist attractions for free for up to 2 weeks after it’s scanned for the first time. The pass is also valid to visit Petra, but the visit must be completed over 3 consecutive days, so plan your visits accordingly.
This authorisation is for a Single Entry only. If you’re planning to visit, say, the Israel side of the Dead Sea and return, you need to apply for multiple passes.
The Jordan Pass has a validity of 1 year from the date of issue, and it allows you to stay for up to 30 days in the country.
When you arrive you’ll have to show your passport that’s valid for at least 6 months from the date you arrive.
You must also present a certificate of yellow fever vaccination when you arrive if you’re travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. The list of countries requiring vaccination is available on the World Health Organisation’s website.
Finally, the following nationalities can enter visa-free for up to either 1 or 2 months:
- Egypt (1 month)
- Israel (1 month)
- Palestinian Authority (1 month)
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
Lebanese citizens can enter without having to show a passport, as a valid ID is sufficient.
Jordan Visa Application Process
With Byevisa, our application process only takes a few minutes and no forms are required. All you need to do is fill in your personal and travel information and then pay the government’s fee plus our processing fee with a bank card or PayPal.
Once you’ve submitted your application, we’ll handle the processing of your paperwork. You can expect to receive your travel document in 1 to 3 business days depending on the service speed you choose.
You receive your document by email from Byevisa, so make sure you enter the correct email address when you apply.
Children need their own passes. However, it’s important to note that children under 12 years old can enter the tourist attractions free of charge, so the Jordan Pass may not be the most economical option for them. Children still need their own visas, which can be obtained upon arrival.
Jordan Pass Application Form
Applying for your authorisation with Byevisa helps get you on your way to the home of breathtaking Wadi Rum and the ancient civilization of Petra. You provide some personal information along with your trip details, and then you enter your bank card number to pay the fee. We also offer the option to pay via PayPal.
How to complete your application with Byevisa:
1. Choose your nationality and your destination country (Jordan) in the eligibility checker tool, or use the button below:
2. From there, you start your application and enter the following personal data:
- Your email address.
- Your travel dates.
- Your name and surname as they appear in your passport.
- Your gender.
- The country of your citizenship.
- Your birth date.
- The country where you were born.
- The country where you currently live.
- Your passport number, and the date it was issued as well as the date it expires.
3. Next, you pay the government fee and our processing fee by entering your bank card number or using PayPal. Submit your application to finalise and send your information.
4. Upon approval of your application, we send you your official Jordan Pass by email. This is the document you show upon arrival. While you may show it on your smartphone, it’s possible that the tourist attractions may not be able to scan the digital version, so it’s best if you print your document and carry it with you.
Jordan Pass Status Check
You can check the status of your travel document with Byevisa as follows. To get in touch with us, click ‘Status’ in the website menu. This takes you to our support page, where you fill in:
- Your name and surname.
- Your email address.
- The reason for your inquiry.
- A message detailing what you want to know.
- Click ‘Submit’ to send us the message.
Once we receive your message, someone from our customer service team will respond as fast as possible. Among other things, you can find out:
- If your authorisation has been approved.
- If it’s still pending approval, which is likely if you’re still within the processing timeframe.
- The start date and expiration date of your authorisation, a 1-year period.
- If your application was rejected and the reason.
Remember that your processing timeframe will be either 1, 2 or 3 business days. In the unlikely event that you haven’t heard from us by the end of this time, please do reach out. Before then, we’re still working on your application.
How Much Does a Jordan Visa Cost?
The government’s fee for a Jordan Pass is 118 USD. Byevisa’s prices depend on the processing time you select, between our 3 convenient options of Standard, Rapid, and Highly Rapid services.
- Standard service costs 40 USD and gets your pass to you in 3 business days.
- Rapid service, for 60 USD, processes your authorisation in 2 business days.
- Highly Rapid service has a price of 80 USD, and is our fastest option, returning your approved travel pass in 1 business day.
Which Attractions are Included in the Jordan Pass?
The Jordan Pass allows free entry for 3 consecutive days to Petra* as well as one-time entry to the following sites:
As Salt Historical Museum
As Salt Museum
Burnt Palace Madaba
Church of the Apostles
Dar Al Saraya Museum Irbid
Iraq Al Amir
Jordan Archaeological Museum
Lowest Place on Earth Museum
Madaba Archaeological Museum
Madaba Archaeological Park
Museum of Popular Traditions Amman
Qasr Al Azraq
Qasr Al Kharranah
Qasr Al Mushatta
Qasr Hammam Al Sarh
Rehab Al Mafraq
Roman Theatre Amman
St. Elijahs Hill (Tal Mar Elias)
Umm al Jimmal
Umm Ar Rasas
Umm Qays Museum
*Petra By Night is not included and tickets must be purchased separately.
More Jordan Pass Questions and Information
Do you have more questions about visiting Jordan? We have provided some frequently asked questions below to help you.