The Jordanian Government has announced re-opening of the country’s airports tomorrow (8 September).
The following procedures are in place, according to the current category of country:
Until 14 September, Canada, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Lithuania, Malaysia, Morocco, Poland, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey & Tunisia. Passengers should be in a ‘green’ country for at least 14 days before travelling to Jordan:
- PCR test – before departing from a ‘green’ country, at least 72 hours old with proof of results.
- Upon arrival to airport a PCR test will be conducted again. Arriving individuals will have to wait until the result is available. If negative and the passenger has not interacted with any positive cases on the plane, their passport will be stamped and they can enter Jordan. If the result is positive, they will be transferred to one of the approved hospitals in Jordan for medication and treatment, at their own expense. All arriving passenger are requested to cover medical expenses with their own insurance.
- Passengers who interacted with the confirmed case may choose to return on the same flight, if possible, or to enter compulsory quarantine for 7 days. A PCR test will be conducted on the 6th day. The quarantine period ends on the 7th day if the test is negative.
Until 14 September, Algeria, Austria, Germany, Italy, Malta, Netherlands & the UAE.
- PCR test – before departing from a ‘yellow’ country, at least 72 hours old with proof of results.
- Institutional quarantine for 7 days. All arriving passenger will be tested twice on the 1st day of quarantine and on the 7th day of quarantine. They will leave on the 8th day if the result is negative, to be followed another 7 days’ home quarantine.
Until 14 September, Bahrain, Belgium, Egypt, France, Iran, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Syria, UK, Ukraine, USA & Yemen.
- PCR test – before departing from a ‘red’ country, at least 72 hours old with proof of results.
- Institutional quarantine for 7 days. Arriving passengers will be tested twice on the 1st day of quarantine and on the 7th day of quarantine. They will leave on the 8th day if the results is negative, to be followed another 7 days’ home stay quarantine with Electronic Tracking Bracelet.
- If unable to present a PCR test, the institutional quarantine will be applied for 14 days.
An announcement is expected next week about changes to countries’ classification.
To date, Jordan’s Maritime Commission is still not permitting any crew disembarkation in Aqaba under any circumstances.
For information about operations in Jordan, contact GAC Jordan at [email protected]