Alert: Tawjihi Results Expected Late August – U.S. Embassy – Amman

Location: Jordan 

Event: The Jordanian Ministry of Education expects to release the results of the summer high school exam (the Tawjihi) in the second half of August.  As part of the celebrations, expect congested traffic, more aggressive drivers, and celebratory gunfire. The results of the Tawjihi exams are often published with little or no warning and could be published at any time of day.

U.S. government personnel are advised to exercise caution and to take cover and move away from the area if they observe gunfire. 

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid public gatherings and festivities
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plan
  • Contact the police by dialing 911 if you are in immediate danger


  • U.S. Embassy – Amman, Jordan
  • Al-Umawyeen 37, Amman, Jordan
  • Phone number (emergencies during business hours): +962 6 590-6000
  • Phone number (emergencies after business hours): +962 6 590-6500
  • State Department – Consular Affairs: 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444