Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew on Friday, April 3 (April 1, 2020)

Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew on Friday, April 3 (April 1, 2020)   Location:  Jordan   Event:   On March 31, 2020 the Government of Jordan announced there will be a comprehensive 24-hour curfew starting on Friday, April 3, at 12:00 a.m. (00:00).  All shops will be closed during this period.  U.S. citizens should avoid traveling outside their homes …

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Health Alert – Qatar Airways Flight to the United States on April 2, 2020 (Mar. 29, 2020)

Location:  Jordan Event:   Queen Alia International Airport in Amman is closed for commercial passenger flights until further notice.  However, Qatar Airways will offer a commercial passenger flight from Amman to Doha at 1:15 AM on April 2.  The flight will offer connections to New York, Chicago, Dulles, and Miami.  The U.S. Embassy is aware other embassies …

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COVID-19 Information

April 5, 2020 On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Further information on the Global 4 Health Advisory can be found at the following link:  https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/travel-advisory-alert-global-level-4-health-advisory-issue.html On March 31, 2020, the Department of …

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Health Alert – Commercial Flight Options to the United States (Mar. 23, 2020)

Location:  Jordan Event:  Effective March 16, at 11:59 pm, Queen Alia Airport in Amman closed for passenger flights until further notice.  However, the following airlines are striving to provide limited flights out of Jordan for U.S. citizens: Royal Jordanian Airlines: Amman to U.S. on March 27 at 12:00 PM (noon).   Qatar Airlines: Amman to Doha …

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Health Alert – Global Heath Advisory- Level 4

Location:  Jordan Event:  On March 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of State issued a Global Health Advisory – Level 4 advising U.S. citizens, including those who live abroad, to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  The  Global Health Advisory  – Level 4 supersedes the independent Travel Advisories for specific countries around the world.  Other specific conditions …

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Health Alert – Government of Jordan Curfew to Start March 21 at 7:00am

Location:  Jordan Event:  The Jordanian Ministry of Health confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jordan. On March 20, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced a  nationwide curfew  beginning Saturday, March 21 at 7:00 a.m. The curfew prohibits the movement of people and closes all shops.  On Tuesday morning, March 24, the Government of Jordan will announce times for citizens to shop …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.

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Health Alert – Limited Consular Services at U.S. Embassy Amman

Location:  Jordan Event:  On March 17, 2020 the Government of Jordan announced that as of 8:00am on March 18, they will implement country-wide restrictions of movement and closures of businesses and government offices to protect public health. Effective March 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Amman has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location:  Jordan Event:  On March 2, 2020 the Jordanian Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Jordan. The government of Jordan has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice. …

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Routine Message – Entry Ban for Foreigners Who Recently Traveled to China

Location: Jordan Event: On February 5, Jordan imposed an entry ban on any foreigner who was in China 14 days prior to arriving in Jordan. As of February 6, the Government of Jordan reports there are no known cases of novel Coronavirus in Jordan. As a precaution the Government of Jordan is implementing quarantine measures …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder – Madaba Outreach Next Tuesday, Feb. 11th

Are you a U.S. citizen living in or near Madaba? The American Citizen Services unit of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce that we will be in Madaba at the American University of Madaba on Tuesday, February 11th from 1pm – 3pm to accept passport applications, notarize documents, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Quarantine Measures at Jordanian Airports and Land Borders

Location: Jordan Event: As of February 2, the Government of Jordan reports there are no known cases of novel Coronavirus in Jordan. As a precaution the Government of Jordan is implementing quarantine measures for travelers arriving with fevers and travel histories suggesting possible presence of the novel Coronavirus. All travelers arriving at Jordanian airports and …

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Updated Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Amman

Location: Jordan Event: Precautionary Security Measures at U.S. Embassy Amman There have been confirmed missile attacks against U.S. military installations in Iraq, and regional tension remains high.  The U.S. Embassy has limitedsome U.S. government personnel travel to and around Jordan.  Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Embassy continues to encourage U.S. citizens to practice increased …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Amman

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Amman (January 8, 2020) Location: Jordan Event: Precautionary Security Measures at U.S. Embassy Amman There have been confirmed missile attacks against U.S. military installations in Iraq, and regional tension remains high. Out of an abundance of caution, the Embassy is advising U.S. government personnel to avoid non-essential movements outside the …

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Reminder: Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Passport and Notarial Services in Irbid- December 15, 2019.

The American Citizen Services unit of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Amman will be at the Irbid Chamber of Industry on Bushra St. in Irbid on Sunday, December 15 from 10am – 1pm to accept passport applications, notarize documents, and answer questions about voting, social security, and other U.S. citizen-related issues. To …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Passport and Notarial Services in Irbid- December 15.

The American Citizen Services unit of the Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Amman will be at the Irbid Chamber of Industry on Bushra St. in Irbid on Sunday, December 15 from 10am – 1pm to accept passport applications, notarize documents, and answer questions about voting, social security, and other U.S. citizen-related issues.  To …

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U.S. Embassy Amman Consular Section Assumes Limited USCIS Services

The U.S. Embassy Amman Consular Section has assumed responsibility for certain limited U.S. Citizenship and Immigrant Services (USCIS) processes for individuals residing in Jordan.  These services include requests for boarding foils to enable Lawful Permanent Residents with a lost/stolen/damaged Form I-551, Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) to board a plane to return to the United …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder about Social Security Numbers and Passports

Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder about Social Security Numbers and Passports The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Amman would like to remind U.S. citizens in Jordan that all U.S. citizens must provide their social security number when applying for a passport. We cannot issue a passport, other than a limited one (approximately one …

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The U.S. Mission in Jordan is re-sending the Worldwide Caution for U.S. Citizens originally released on January 19, 2019. 

Security Alert- Worldwide Caution (May 14, 2019) The Department of State urges all U.S. citizens to review all relevant travel advisories and country information at  www.travel.state.gov  and enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) prior to any international travel. This is a routine reminder to U.S. citizens abroad to remain vigilant. This latest update to …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy, Amman, Jordan February 16, 2019

Location:  Ajloun Event:  Due to ongoing heavy police and protest activity in Ajloun, RSO/Embassy Amman strongly recommends that you avoid Ajloun province. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid Ajloun Province. Actions to Take: ·        Monitor local media for updates. ·        Avoid crowds. ·        Avoid demonstrations ·        Keep a low profile. ·        Notify friends and family of your safety. ·        Be aware …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Closed January 17

Due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions, the U.S. Embassy is closed today, January 17. (Note: We are also closed Sunday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.) For U.S. citizen emergencies, the emergency telephone number is [962] (6) 590-6500. For American Citizen Services (ACS) Appointments:  For passports and notarials, please make a …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location: Fourth Circle in Amman Event: Fourth Circle has been closed due to an ongoing protest. Actions to Take: ·       Avoid the area of Fourth Circle. ·       Use caution and plan accordingly while traveling throughout the city. ·       Monitor local media for updates. ·       Avoid crowds and any demonstrations. ·       Notify friends and family of your safety. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan …

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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location: Petra, Madaba, and Maan, and Wadi Musa Event: Multiple areas throughout Jordan are experiencing severe weather conditions to include flooding. Plan for potentially severe flooding through tonight and tomorrow. Travel on major roadways may be impacted. Actions to Take: Seek higher ground and secure shelter. Notify friends and family of your safety. Monitor local …

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Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Amman, Jordan

Location: Jordan Event:  Nestle small size bottled water recalled due to Pseudomonas bacteria. Local media in Amman, Jordan has announced that certain lots of bottled water labeled “Nestle Small Size” tested to contain the bacteria species Pseudomonas.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid affected lots of bottled water (media reports that affected production lots …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Jerusalem for the West Bank (February 27, 2018)

Location: Anti-American protests or demonstrations are expected throughout the West Bank on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Event: Due to anticipated protests/demonstrations, the U.S. Consulate General is prohibiting official travel into the West Bank on February 28, 2018. Employees of the U.S. Consulate General and their family members continue to be prohibited from personal travel into the West …

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