Health Alert – Updated Government of Jordan Quarantine Regulations for Travelers and Minors

Location:  Jordan Event:  Updated Government of Jordan Quarantine Regulations for Travelers and Minors On September 22, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that beginning September 23, individuals arriving to Jordan from “yellow” and “red” countries will no longer be required to go to institutional quarantine, but instead will be subject to a one-week home quarantine.  The new guidance allows …

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Health Alert – Two-Week Closure of Restaurants, Public Spaces, and Schools

Location:  Jordan Event:  Two-Week Closure of Restaurants, Public Spaces, and Schools On September 14, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that starting Thursday, September 17, restaurants, public spaces, and most schools will close for two weeks.  These closures will not affect access to grocery stores and health services, and most shops will remain open. Grocery …

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Health Alert – Regular Commercial International Flights to Resume on September 8

(September 7, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Regular Commercial International Flights to Resume on September 8, 2020  On August 31, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced plans to resume regular commercial international flights on September 8, 2020.   Flights will be limited as airport operations resume.  The Government of Jordan has outlined requirements for passengers based …

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Health Alert – 24-Hour Comprehensive Curfew

Location:  Jordan Event:  24-Hour Comprehensive Curfew On September 2, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a 24-hour comprehensive curfew in Amman and Zarqa governorates from Thursday, September 3 at 11:00 p.m. through Friday, September 4 at 11:00 p.m.  As with previous comprehensive curfews, no one should move outside the home during this …

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Health Alert – Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights Delayed Until August 31, 2020

August 18, 2020 Location:  Jordan Event:  Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights Delayed Until August 31, 2020 On August 17, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that the resumption of regular commercial international flights has been delayed to at least August 31, 2020, including from a list of 20 “green countries” identified earlier. Special commercial …

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Routine Message: Register, Vote, Send – Voting From Abroad

Location: Jordan Event: Register, Vote, Send – Voting From Abroad All U.S. citizens living abroad are encouraged to exercise their right to vote.  The U.S. General Election will take place on November 3, 2020. Please follow three easy steps below to ensure your vote is counted in a timely fashion. Register and request an absentee ballot …

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Health Alert – Jordan Health Advisory – Level 3

Health Alert – Jordan Health Advisory – Level 3 (August 9, 2020) Location:  Jordan Jordan Health Advisory- Level 3 (August 9, 2020) Event:  On August 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of State rescinded the Global Health Advisory – Level 4 and issued a country-specific Jordan Health Advisory – Level 3 advising U.S. citizens, including those who live abroad, to reconsider travel …

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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [08/18/2020] Country-Specific Information: The Government of Jordan has implemented social distancing regulations and mandatory mask-wearing in business establishments, public transportation, and government facilities due to COVID-19.  Basic services for food and transportation remain available. Jordan restricts gatherings to 20 people.  Public schools and universities are officially scheduled to open on September 1, 2020.  …

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Health Alert – Update to Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights from Certain Countries

Health Alert – Update to Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights from Certain Countries (August 6, 2020)   Location:  Jordan   Event:  Update to Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights from Certain Countries On July 26, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights from certain “green” countries may resume as of August 5, …

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Routine – Absentee Ballot for Upcoming U.S. Elections

Location: Jordan Event: Absentee Ballot for Upcoming U.S. Elections U.S. citizens living abroad are encouraged to exercise their right to vote.  To register to vote and request your ballot through the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website, FVAP.gov , you should complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) using FVAP’s online assistant . You may also use the …

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Health Alert – Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights from Certain Countries

(July 29, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Resumption of Regular Commercial International Flights from Certain Countries  On July 26, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights from certain “green” countries may resume as of August 5, 2020, provided passengers meet required conditions.  Flights from these countries, which are listed below, will be …

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Health Alert – Suspension through August 4, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights

Health Alert – Suspension through August 4, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights (July 22, 2020)   Location:  Jordan   Event:  Suspension through August 4, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights On July 21, the Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights will remain suspended at least through August 4, 2020.  The U.S. Embassy is …

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Health Alert – Suspension through July 24, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights

Health Alert – Suspension through July 24, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights (July 12, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Suspension through July 24, 2020 of Regular Commercial International Flights On July 12, the Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights will remain suspended at least through July 24.  The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Limited Passport and Citizenship Services

Location:  Jordan Event:  Resumption of Limited Passport and Citizenship Services The American Citizen Services (ACS) unit at the U.S. Embassy in Amman plans to resume offering limited routine passport and citizenship  services  starting July 12.  To apply for a new passport or to renew a passport, please make an appointment online at:  https://evisaforms.state.gov/acs/make_default.asp . To apply for a Consular …

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Health Alert- Regular Commercial International Flights Suspended Through July 14, 2020

Location:  Jordan Event:   Regular Commercial International Flights Suspended Through July 14, 2020   On June 30, the Government of Jordan announced regular commercial international flights will remain suspended at least through July 14.   The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines and Qatar Airways may be offering flights departing Jordan with connections to the United States before July 14.  Please contact the airlines directly …

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Health Alert – Embassy Emergency Call Hours and Upcoming Departure Flights

Location:  Jordan Event: Updated Call Hours and Upcoming Departure Flights U.S. citizens with inquiries may call us at (+962-6) 590-6950 between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday.  Outside of these hours please send us an email at  amman-acs@state.gov . The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines may be offering departure flights from Queen Alia …

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Health Alert – Resumption of Domestic Flights and Suspension of Regular Commercial International Flights through July 4

June 18, 2020 Location:  Jordan Event:  Resumption of Domestic Flights and Suspension of Regular Commercial International Flights through July 4 On June 17 the Government of Jordan announced that regular commercial international flights will remain suspended at least through July 4. The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines and Qatar Airways may be offering …

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Routine Message: Acceptance of Ballots for U.S. 2020 Elections

Location:  Jordan Event:  Acceptance of Ballots for U.S. 2020 Elections All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically.  Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot by email, fax, or download from the internet. Some states allow you to return your completed ballot electronically and others do …

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Health Alert – Upcoming Departure Flights and COVID-19 update for Jordan

Health Alert – Upcoming Departure Flights and COVID-19 update for Jordan (June 7, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Upcoming Departure Flights and COVID-19 update for Jordan  The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines and Qatar Airways are offering departure flights from Queen Alia International Airport during the next 10 days.  For all information about these special commercial flights to the United States, …

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Health Alert – Closure through July 1 of Queen Alia International Air

Location:  Jordan Event:  Closure through July 1, 2020 of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman On May 29, the Government of Jordan announced that Queen Alia International Airport in Amman will remain closed for routine passenger flights until at least July 1, 2020. For information about special commercial flights to the United States, please contact the …

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Health Alert- Special Commercial Royal Jordanian Flight to the United States and Suspension of Regular Commercial Flights

Location: Jordan Event:  Special Commercial Royal Jordanian Flight to the United States and Suspension of Regular Commercial Flights On May 21, the Government of Jordan announced the continued suspension of regular commercial passenger flights to and from Queen Alia International Airport through June 4, 2020. The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines is offering …

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Health Alert- Updated Eid Holiday Curfew and Movement Restrictions 

Health Alert- Updated Eid Holiday Curfew and Movement Restrictions (May 20, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Updated Eid Holiday Curfew and Movement Restrictions On May 20, the Government of Jordan announced the following updated Eid holiday curfew and movement restrictions: Regular evening curfew hours will begin at 11:00 p.m. on May 20 and on May 21.  People may move on foot …

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Health Alert- Friday Curfews, Eid Holiday Restrictions, and Transport to Airport 

Health Alert- Friday Curfews, Eid Holiday Restrictions, and Transport to Airport (May 13, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Friday Curfews and Eid Holiday Restrictions and Transport to Airport (May 13, 2020) On May 11, the Government of Jordan announced a comprehensive curfew will be imposed in the Kingdom every Friday until further notice. All travelers from any governorate with purchased Royal Jordanian …

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Health Alert- Royal Jordanian Airlines Flights to the United States

Location:  Jordan Event:  Flights to the United States (May 11, 2020) The U.S. Embassy is aware that Royal Jordanian Airlines is offering flights from Amman to Chicago tentatively scheduled for May 15 and May 16.  Travelers should purchase tickets directly through Royal Jordanian Airlines.  Passengers should also arrange their own transportation to Queen Alia International Airport, …

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Health Alert- Updated Movement Restrictions and Safety Requirements

Location:  Jordan Event:  Updated Movement Restrictions and Safety Requirements (May 10, 2020) On May 7, the Government of Jordan announced the even-odd license plate policy for drivers in Amman, Zarqa, Balqa, and Salt will remain in effect.  Unless otherwise prohibited by the government, privately owned vehicles are allowed to move on alternating days between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm based on …

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Health Alert – May 8 Comprehensive Curfew, Updated Guidance on Movement Restrictions and Commercial Flights

Health Alert – May 8 Comprehensive Curfew, Updated Guidance on Movement Restrictions and Commercial Flights (May 7, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  May 8 Comprehensive Curfew, Updated Guidance on Movement Restrictions and Commercial Flights (May 7, 2020) On May 6, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose another comprehensive curfew from Friday, May 8, at 12:01 am through Saturday, …

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Health Alert – May 1 Comprehensive Curfew, Updated GoJ Guidance on Movement Restrictions (April 29, 2020)

Location:  Jordan Event:  May 1 Comprehensive Curfew, Updated Government of Jordan Guidance on Movement Restrictions On April 28, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a comprehensive curfew from Friday, May 1 at 12:01 am through Saturday, May 2 at 12:00 am.   No one should move outside the home during this period.  Normal restrictions are …

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Health Alert- Interest for Flights to the United States

 Health Alert- Interest for Flights to the United States (April 26, 2020) Location:  Jordan Event:  Potential Flights to the United States The U.S. Embassy is seeking interest from U.S. citizens who would like to depart Jordan on flights to the United States, potentially in the first two weeks of May.  There is no confirmed flight or specific destination …

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Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew April 24, 2020

April 23, 2020 Location:  Jordan Event:  Comprehensive Curfew April 24, 2020 On April 21, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a 24-hour curfew from midnight April 24 (Friday 0:00) through midnight April 25 (ending Saturday at 0:00). No one should move outside the home during this period. For emergencies, call 911. Grocery …

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Health Alert – Expected Flight Cancellations (April 21, 2020)

Location:  Jordan Event:   As the Government of Jordan had previously suspended regular commercial flights through April 27, 2020, some airlines have been selling tickets for regular commercial flights to and from Amman starting April 28.  However, the Government of Jordan has now extended the suspension of regular commercial flights through May 11, so it is likely that all flights …

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Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew April 16-18, 2020

Location:  Jordan   Event:  Comprehensive Curfew April 16-18, 2020 On April 14, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a 48-hour curfew from midnight April 16 (Friday 0:00) through midnight April 18 (ending Sunday at 0:00).  No one should move outside the home during this period.   For emergencies, call 911.  Grocery stores and …

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Health Alert – Extension of General Curfew to April 30

Location:  Jordan Event:  Extension of General Curfew to April 30 On April 12, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will extend the general curfew through Thursday evening, April 30, 2020.  Small grocery stores and pharmacies are expected to continue to operate within the hours of 10:00am-6:00pm daily unless otherwise announced, while some larger stores may open …

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Health Alert – Comprehensive Curfew April 10-12, 2020

Location:  Jordan Event:  Comprehensive Curfew April 10-12 On April 8, 2020, the Government of Jordan announced it will impose a 48-hour curfew from midnight April 10 (Friday 0:00) through midnight April 12 (ending Sunday at 0:00).  No one should move outside the home during this period; for emergencies, call 911.  Small grocery stores and pharmacies are expected to …

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Health Alert – April 9 Flight to the United States

April 7, 2020 Location:  Jordan Event:  Qatar Airways flight April 9, 2020 We are currently booking passengers on a Qatar Airways flight to the U.S. via Doha on April 9 at 1:15 AM. The Embassy cannot guarantee that future flights will be available. The Department of State urges U.S. citizens who live in the United …

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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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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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