Jordan Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Import regulations:

Same regulations as for Export apply.

Prohibited: import of all livestock products from Egypt, unless in possession of a prior permission issued by the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture.

Export regulations:

Free export by passengers of 18 years or older:
- 200 cigarettes;
- normal cigars with a value not exceeding JOD 20.- and Cuban cigars with a value not exceeding JOD 70.-
- 1 liter of alcoholic beverages;
- gifts up to the value of JOD 200.- (incl. perfumes, eau-de-cologne, lotion).
Prohibited: All kinds of narcotics and toxic substances; weapons and ammunition; pornographic and other immoral films, publications or recordings.

Crew members customs regulations:

The same regulations as for passengers apply.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian health and rabies inoculation certificate. Pets may enter as passenger's checked baggage, in the cabin or as cargo.
Prohibited: Import and transshipment of birds and their products unless approved by the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture and holding health certificates. Import of falcons is completely prohibited, even if holding approval.

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in Jordan.

baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside Jordan.


Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (Jordan Dinar-JOD): up to JOD 15,000.-.
foreign currencies: unlimited (this includes letters of credit whether issued in JOD or in foreign currency, drawn on account of a non-resident) if declared on arrival. Prohibited: Israeli Sheqel.

Currency Export regulations:

- local currency: (Jordan Dinar-JOD): unlimited;
- foreign currencies: up to the amount imported and declared.

Airport Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.

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