Visitors with a valid passport may obtain a visa at any Jordanian embassy, consulate, or legation abroad. You can also obtain a visa upon arrival at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport or at any other border crossing (except the King Hussein Bridge and the ferryboat from Egypt).. Visa fees are 10 JD / $ 14 for single entry and 20 JD / $ 28 for multiple entries to be paid in local currency and are valid for two weeks but can be extended at any police station. Few formalities need to be observed when departing Jordan. A departure tax of 5 JD is paid at any border crossings except the airports.
Land entry into Jordan is possible through Egypt ,Israel, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Coming to Jordan by road from Syria, you can cross into Jaber or Ramtha.
Jaber is 80 kms away from Amman and is most commonly used by visitors while Ramtha 90 kms away is mainly for cargo. Both borders are open 24/7 throughout the year.
Jordan is on Israel’s eastern border, and the border crossings between the two countries have been open since the 1994 Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty, with three crossing points currently in operation.
The Wadi ArabaTerminal
The Wadi Araba Terminal, was the first border crossing to be opened between Jordan and Israel. Located about three kilometers north of Aqaba & Eilat, it serves those interested in short visits between the two countries. It is used by tourists and Israelis, as well as for cargo.
Wadi Araba Crossing/South Border, located in the south, 324 kms away from Amman, connecting the two Red Sea resorts of Eilat and Aqaba. These are open Sun – Thurs 06:30hrs – 22:00hrs and Fri – Sat 0800hrs – 20:00hrs. At these crossing, visas for most nationalities can be obtained at the border; prior permits are not needed except for restricted nationalities. Wadi Araba Crossing closes on Islamic New Year day and Yom Kippur.
The Allenby Border Terminal (King Hussein Bridge)
The Allenby Border Terminal is the southernmost Jordan River crossing. Located in the Jordan Valley, east of Jericho (Yerikho), it is about an hour’s drive from Jerusalem in Israel and from Amman in Jordan, and is the shortest route between Ammanand the cities in Israel’s center. The terminal also serves the Palestinian Authority, and is permitted for use by Palestinians and foreign tourists. It is also a cargo crossing point between Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan.
The Allenby/King Hussein Bridge, 57 kms away from Amman, located in the southern Jordan Valley, is open Sun. – Thurs. 08:00hrs – 20:00hrs for arrivals and 8:00 to 14:00 for departures and Fri-Sat 08:00hrs – 13:00hrs.
Prior visas must be arranged and cannot be obtained at the border. Private cars and tour buses cannot cross – travelers must change vehicles upon crossing or use the other two border crossings.
The Jordan River Border Terminal (Sheikh Hussein crossing)
Sheikh Hussein crossing /North Border, 90 kms away from Amman. located in the north close to Lake Tiberias (Sea of Galilee), open 24/7 throughout the year.
Coming to Jordan by road from Iraq through Al Karamah Border Crossing which is 331 kms away from Amman and is open 24/7 throughout the year.
From Saudi Arabia:
There are three border crossings with Saudi Arabia from the east
• Umari Border Crossing: 155 kms away from Amman and is open 24/7 throughout the year.
• Mudawara Border Crossing: 322 kms away from Amman, and is open 24/7 throught the year.
• Durra Border Crossing: It is in the south , 349 kms away from Amman and is open 24/7 throuhgout the year.