Frequently asked questions about doing business in Jordan.
Could the embassy help me find a distributor or buyer in Jordan?
Yes, we can compile a list of key contacts, based on your specifications, of potential distributors of buyers of U.S. goods and services. The standard world-wide cost-recovery fee for this service is $300.
We can also contact the companies from the list on your behalf and report back to you on those that have expressed interest in doing business with you. The standard, world-wide cost-recovery fee for this International Partner Search service is $550 for an SME company and $1,400 for a large company.
We can also arrange appointments for you with selected Jordanian companies. The fee for a Gold Key Service is $700 for the first day of appointments and $300 for every additional day of appointments for an SME company. For a large company, the fee is $2,300 for the first day of appointments and $1,000 for every additional day. We will counsel and arrange your schedule, and an Embassy commercial specialist will accompany you to the appointments and assisting with translation if needed.
In all cases, the fees are payable via an on-line Participation Agreement, by a credit card. You can get more information on these services by contacting your local US Export Assistance Center (USEAC). To find the nearest USEAC, please visit its website.
For more information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Could the embassy help me check the reputation of a potential business partner in Jordan?
Yes, we could check for you the basic information on the company in our business databases at no charge. We could also visit your potential partner, verify his business background, contact his suppliers and clients, check his financial standing and reputation, and provide you with a detailed report on our findings. This standard, world-wide cost-recovery fee for this International Company Profile service is $600 for an SME company and $900 for a large company. The fee is payable via an on-line Participation Agreement, by a credit card. For more details, please contact our Commercial Service Office at: email@example.com
Could the embassy help me deal with Jordanian government institutions?
Yes, to ensure a level-playing field for U.S. companies in Jordan, but strictly within the Jordanian legislative framework. The scope of our assistance would depend on a case-by-case basis. If you are participating in a major government procurement tender, we could help you through trade advocacy. We cannot provide you with legal advice or otherwise act as your lawyer, but we would be happy to provide you with a list of local lawyers.
We also facilitate setting your appointments with Jordanian government institutions, as appropriate. We provide counseling and a detailed schedule. An Embassy commercial specialist will accompany you to the appointments and assist with translation if needed. For more information, please contact our Commercial Service Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Could the embassy help me invest in Jordan?
Yes, by counseling and referrals. Besides reviewing the general information from our Jordanian Country Commercial Guide (PDF 436 KB), please contact our Commercial Service Office (email@example.com to set up a more focused briefing on political, economic and business environment in Jordan. For a more detailed assistance, we would refer you to the Jordanian Investment Board and to local private business consultants and law offices specialized for foreign investors.
Could the embassy help me get in touch with U.S. suppliers?
Yes, U.S. businesses are world-class providers of quality, innovative goods and services and we would be happy to help you get the best value for your money. We could help you find U.S. suppliers and facilitate your initial contact with them. We could assist you with meeting U.S. exhibitors at the appropriate trade events in U.S. and Europe. For the target industry sectors, we maintain a database of key U.S. companies already doing business in Jordan, and will be happy to compile for you a list of key contacts that could supply the product or service that you need. For more details or to ask for assistance, please contact our Commercial Service Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.