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Fax: (202) 966-3110
Phone: (202) 966-2664
Address: 3504 International Drive NW, Washington, DC 20008.
The Embassy of Jordan is located at the international center area near the Office of the Foreign Mission (OFM) of the Department of State, University of the District of Columbia (UDC), and the INTELSAT Headquarter.
Van Ness-UDC Metro Station is the closest station to the Embassy of Jordan. From the station, it is approximately a 9-minute walk to the Embassy. Use the map and directions shown below to find suggested routes.
From Van Ness-UDC Metro Station
Prior Visa Clearance
According to the Jordan Tourism Board, citizens of the following countries need to obtain a Prior Visa Clearance (in advance) before a visa can be granted.
Countries Requiring Prior Visa Clearance
Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameron, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Ghana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaire, Zambia.
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam.
Europe: Albania, Macedonia, Moldova.
America: Belize, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic.
If You Require Prior Visa Clearance
Form B: For others, Obtain Approval to Apply for a Visa. Make sure to call the Embassy to verify that you fall within this category.
Palestinian Regulations: Palestinian Citizens who hold a Palestinian passport without National number, not holding the Palestinian ID or the Palestinian ID starts with three zeros from left to right must obtain the approval before they travel.
The following documents are required to start the visa application process for an entry visa:
1) Visa Application Form
Complete and sign the visa application form.
Original Passport containing two empty pages, and its validity shall extend at least 6 months from the date Jordan issues the visa.
One recent professional passport-size photo attached to the form.
4) Visa Payment
Payment of visa fee must be paid by money order only with your name, address and phone number, payable to the Embassy of Jordan. Visa fees are not refundable.
5) Self-Addressed Envelope
If sending by mail, include a pre-paid, self-addressed express envelope with postage to return your passport(s). You can use Express or UPS mail, but please do not use Fed-Ex mail. No more than (2) passports will be included per envelope. Keep tracking number for the return envelope.
6) For Business Trips
Include a letter from employer stating the purpose of trip.
7) For Diplomatic or Official Visas (No Fee)
Include a letter of request from your department.
If you plan to stay in Jordan longer than 30 days, you must register with the police before your permitted time expires. If you fail to do so, you will be fined when leaving the country.
Note: Groups of five persons or more arriving through a designated Jordanian tour operator with a government certified tour guide are exempt from all visa charges, provided the group arrives and departs together as well as stay a minimum of 3 nights in Jordan.