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Jordan Pass: General Information
The Jordan Pass is an entry permit issued to certain foreign travelers who wish to travel to Jordan and access the country's most popular tourist attractions.
The Pass includes the Jordan tourist visa costs and functions as an all-access pass to Jordan for tourism-related purposes.
Not only does the Jordan Pass cover the visa fees, but it also grants pre-paid entry to more than 40 sites, such as Jerash, Petra, and Wadi Rum. When holding the Jordan Pass, one can avoid the need to spend long hours standing in line to buy a ticket every time accessing a certain tourist location in Jordan.
The Pass also includes many free brochures with all the attractions that can be downloaded.
From the moment of purchasing the Jordan Pass online, it can be used for 12 months. After using it for the first time, the Pass remains valid for the next 2 weeks.
The visa linked to the Jordan Pass acts as a one-entry visa permitting staying in Jordan for up to 30 days. Now, the tourist visa can be obtained online by every person holding a valid Jordan Pass without bearing additional visa costs.
Jordan Pass coverage
The Jordan Pass includes:
- entry to over 40 different tourist attractions (several of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites)
- the fees of a Jordan tourist visa*
- Jordanian tourist site informative brochures
*Please note that the visa fees are covered by the Jordan Pass only if your stay in Jordan will last at least 4 days (3 whole nights).
List of eligible countries
The following countries can get the Jordan Pass:
- American Samoa
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- British Virgin Islands
- Brunei Darussalam
- Cape Verde
- Cook Islands
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- Faroe Islands
- Federated States of Micronesia
- French Guiana
- French Polynesia
- Hong Kong
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- North Korea
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Cyprus
- Russian Federation
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Kingdom
- United States
- United States Virgin Islands
- Vatican City
- Wallis and Futuna
Jordan Pass Application Form
The Jordan Pass application requires the following three very intuitive steps, including:
- Complete the online form: First, an applicant needs to fill out a short online application form with the required details, including personal, passport, travel-related data, as well as an email address.
- Cover the payment: Next, it is necessary to cover an application fee. Applicants may use a credit/debit card, PayPal, or any other method of online payment available.
- Receive the Jordan Pass via email: Shortly after, the payment is settled, an applicant will receive an email confirmation.
The approved Jordan Pass should arrive in the applicant's email inbox within maximally a few business days.
Although presenting a QR code should be enough, travelers may also carry a physical copy of the Pass.
When to complete the Jordan Pass
Travelers are advised to apply for the Jordan Pass online before applying for a visa to avoid the need to pay additional visa fees.
One should submit the Jordan Pass application at least 7 business days before the planned trip.
Since the Jordan Pass has a 12-month validity from the date of issue, it is rather improbable that it will expire before you receive your visa approval.
The Jordan Pass is valid for use for 12 months from the date of purchase. What is more, it remains a 14-day validity from the moment one uses it to enter the first tourist attraction in Jordan.
The Jordan Pass covers over 40 different attractions in Jordan. Remember to access as many attractions as possible throughout these 2 weeks!
There is only one document that travelers need to have to apply for the Jordan Pass, i.e.:
- a passport valid for at least 6 months
In order to be able to complete the Jordan Pass visa application, one also needs to have access to the following:
- active email address
- valid means of online payment
After receiving the Jordan Pass, it is possible to apply for a Jordan visa either on arrival, online, or at the Jordan embassy.
Is the Jordan Pass the same as a visa?
No, the Jordan Pass is not the Jordan visa's equivalent. Nevertheless, a holder of the Jordan Pass can obtain a Jordan tourist visa without any additional costs provided that they will be staying in the country for more than 3 nights.
Who can apply for a Jordan Pass?
Most travelers around the globe can apply for the Jordan Pass. It also applies to individuals planning to visit Jordan for business-related or other reasons, who additionally would like to explore the tourist attractions of Jordan. Children younger than 12 do not need the Pass to travel to Jordan, while Jordanian nationals and other Arabic nationalities cannot apply for the Jordan Pass.
Can I visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jordan using the Jordan Pass?
Yes. You can use your Jordanian Pass to access over 40 locations from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum, Quseir Amra, Umm Ar-Rasas, Amman Citadel, Ajloun Castle, Umm Qays, Qasr Al-Azraq, Karak Castle, Al-Hamimah, Jordan Archaeological Museum, Museum of Popular Traditions (Amman), Roman Theatre (Amman), Lowest Place on Earth Museum, Burnt Palace (Madaba).
Do I need a visa for Jordan if I have a Jordan Pass?
Yes, if you hold a Jordan Pass, you still need to apply for a Jordan visa. Nevertheless, you do not need to cover the visa fee as it is included in the Pass cost.
Can I visit the same attraction twice using my Jordan Pass?
No. The Pass can be only used once to enter each tourist attraction. There is one exemption to this rule which applies to Petra, which can be visited with the Jordan Pass up to 3 times on consecutive days.
Can I visit Petra by night with a Jordan Pass?
No. The 'Petra by night' is not covered by the Jordan Pass. It only covers visits between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm. If you wish to access Petra at night, you will need to pay an additional fee.
How to apply for a Jordan Pass?
You just need to fill out an online application form, provide the necessary details, and cover the service fees, which include the cost of a Jordanian visa. The receipt of your Pass will be delivered straight to your email inbox.
Should I carry a printed copy of the Jordan Pass?
Although it is enough to show the QR code, it is recommended to carry a physical copy of the Jordan Pass just in case some machines cannot read the code displayed on your mobile device.
How long do I need to wait for my Jordan Pass to be processed?
In general, it should not take more than a few business days to receive the Jordan Pass confirmation. The processing time may vary and depends on the current volume of applicants.
Where can I get a visa on arrival with the Jordan Pass?
Nationals of eligible countries can get a VoA in Jordan at certain border crossing points, including Queen Alia Airport in Amman, Sheikh Hussein Bridge at the Jordan River Border, Wadi Araba border - Eilat-Aqaba border (only for Jordan Pass holders who plan to stay for a minimum of 3 whole nights in Jordan). Holding the Jordan Pass will also help them to avoid the need to cover the visa fees.
Are the visa fees included in the Jordan Pass cost?
Yes. However, applicants must know that their planned stay in Jordan must be at least 3 nights to have the visa costs included in the Jordan Pass.