Jordan health recommendations

Sanitary advices to visit Jordan

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

๐Ÿ™๏ธ Amman
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Arabic
๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 10M โ˜€๏ธ ~19 ยฐC ๐ŸŒง ~9 mm ๐Ÿ‘ Developing ๐Ÿšฉ 89k km2 (34k miยฒ)
๐Ÿงณ Destination Infromation
๐ŸŽซ Visa Exemption
๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Passport Strength
๐Ÿ“ง Jordanian visa Online
๐Ÿ›ƒ Customs rules
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Embassies

Sanitary Recommendations

General recommendations

H5N1 Avian Influenza cases have been reported in Jordan. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been found in the Middle East. For further information, please visit the CDCย MERS Advice.


It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.

A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Jordan, regardless of where they are eating or staying.

A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.

A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.

A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Jordan, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.

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Visa Exemption

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