Jordan destination information

All you need to know before visiting Jordan

Jordan summary

Jordan is a small country with around 10M Jordanian. Official language is Arabic. Jordan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+02:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Jordan is Jordanian Dinar (JOD).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 140
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 184

ATMs in Jordan are Common. Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps.

🏙️ Amman
🗣️ Arabic
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10M ☀️ ~19 °C 🌧 ~9 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 89k km2 (34k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
📧 Jordanian visa Online
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Jordan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type F, Type G and Type J.

Languages 🗣️

  • Arabic


Currency 💱

1 JOD = 1.41 USD

Jordan uses the Jordanian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code JOD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 dinar and 50, 25, 10, 1 and 0 piastres.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Expected to tip

Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Jordan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jordan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Jordan, dial +, then 962 (the country code for Jordan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Jordan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 6 .

international: + 962 6 1234567
calling local: 06 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Jordan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 9.98 JOD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Umniah or Zain.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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