Weather Alert: Routine Consular Services Cancelled – U.S. Embassy Amman

Location: U.S. Embassy – Amman, Jordan
Event: Harsh Winter Weather Expected; Routine Consular Services Cancelled
Time: Thursday, January 27, 2022

The Government of Jordan has announced an official holiday due to harsh winter weather conditions, starting at 12:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 and continuing through tomorrow, Thursday, January 27, 2022.  Cold weather and snowfall are expected throughout Jordan and particularly in northern areas.

The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy has cancelled routine consular services for Thursday, January 27, 2022.  The Consular Section will resume routine services on Sunday, January 30, 2022.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid non-essential travel and seek secure shelter.
  • Monitor the local news for updates.
  • Follow the latest weather forecast of the Jordanian Meteorological Department at
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.