Jordan Visa for Indians
17th December 2023

Jordan Visa for Indians: All You Should Know

Traveling to Jordan might be a dream for many Indians. While many wait to explore the intricate rock-cut architecture of Petra, many others look for favorable opportunities in the land. Either way, you, as an Indian citizen will first have to obtain a Jordan visa to fulfil your dreams. In this article, we discuss in detail the whats and hows of securing a Jordan Visa, for Indian citizens.

Do Indians need a Visa to enter Jordan?

Absolutely. As mentioned earlier, Indians and other foreign nations definitely require a pre-approved visa to enter Jordan. Only citizens from fellow Arab countries along with a few others are allowed to travel to Jordan without a visa.

Types of Jordan Visa Indians Can Apply For

Indians are eligible to apply for the following visa types:

  • Tourist Visa: 

As the name suggests, you will need a tourist visa if your purpose is to tour the beautiful travel destinations of Jordan.

  • Business Visa:

If you are coming with an interest in establishing a business procedure in Jordan,the business visa is for you. Business Visa caters to individuals attending meetings, conferences, or engaging with partners or suppliers in the kingdom. Similar to the tourist visa, this is a short-term visa.

  • Spousal Visa:

Indians desiring to visit their spouse in Jordan can apply for a Spousal Visa. This type of visa is granted to spouses of Indian expatriates residing in Jordan.

  • Student Visa:

Issued to Indian students admitted to tertiary institutions in Jordan, the Student Visa facilitates their educational pursuits in the country.

  • Family/Follower Visa:

This Visa enables the families of Indians residing and working in Jordan to relocate to the kingdom to join their family members. This visa ensures that Indian families can stay together while one of their relatives is employed in Jordan.

  • Transit Visa:

Tailored for Indians in transit through Jordan en route to another destination, the Transit Visa permits a brief stay in Jordan before continuing their journey.

  • Work Visa:

Indians employed in Jordan can apply for a Work Visa, which will allow them to utilize both work and residency permits.

How can Indians Apply for a Jordan Visa?

Indian passport holders are provided with 3 options to apply for Jordan Visa

  • Electronic Visa (E-Visa): 

You can apply for an e-Visa via the e-services portal of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ministry of Interior. You can find the guidelines and procedures mentioned on the same site.

  • Visa on arrival (VoA): 

Indians can apply for VoA or Visa on arrival as they arrive in Jordan. This special arrangement is organized for travelers coming to Jordan for short-term tourist purposes. You can find the VoA application forms in the arrival section in Jordanian Airports. Please note that the procedure can take 2-3 hours on average.

Note: Indians can also procure a visa-on-arrival if they have a valid US visa.

  • Visa from Jordan’s diplomatic missions abroad: 

Visas are granted via Jordanian Diplomatic and Consular Missions abroad or major ports of entry in accordance with regulations. For detailed information on the visa application process and contact details of Jordanian missions abroad, you can refer to the ‘Consular Affairs Department’.

E-visa or Visa-on-arrival? Which to go for?

Both are reliable ways to apply for visas. However, Visa-on-arrival can be time-consuming. Your visa processing time takes at least 3 hours. Moreover, you will not receive a visa until the immigration office is satisfied with your answers and the submitted documents. So, to be on the safer side, you can apply for an e-Visa.

What documents to submit to obtain a Jordan Visa? 

The following documents are to be submitted for obtaining a Jordan Visa:

  • A valid Indian passport ( minimum 6 months validity /2 blank pages)
  • A filled-out visa application form
  • 2 latest coloured photographs
  • Travel declaration form
  • Hotel booking
  • Return flight ticket reservation
  • Visa fees
  • Invitation letter, wherever applicable
  • Travel medical insurance
  • Proof of funds (Bank statement)
  • HIV test certificate ( for stays exceeding 30 days)

Please note that more documents may be requested apart from the ones listed above depending on various factors.

What is a Jordan Pass? Are Indians eligible for such a pass?

What is a Jordan Pass

Jordan Pass is a pass issued by the Tourism Board of Jordan that lets the holder visit a myriad of tourist destinations in the Kingdom without having to pay an entrance fee. Jordan Pass holders can visit over 40 tourist sites at a discounted rate. 

Yes, Indians are eligible to apply for a Jordan Pass.

How much does a Jordan Visa cost?

The cost of your visa processing fee depends on the type of visa you apply for and therefore will vary. However, the application fees fall in the range of $56 -$150, again depending on the type of visa and validity.

Visa Processing Time

The processing time of your visa application will vary between 5 working days to 2 weeks.


  • Do Indians need a GCC resident visa or a US visa to apply for a Jordanian Visa at the airport?

No. Since 2022 Indians can apply for a Jordanian Visa at the airport without a GCC resident visa or US visa. 

  • What is the validity of a Jordanian visa for Indians?

A Jordan Visa is valid for 14 to 30 days for Indians.

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