VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Jordan
Russian citizens wishing to visit Jordan can obtain a visa at the country’s Embassy in Moscow, and a visa can also be obtained at any border point in Jordan. To obtain a visa upon arrival in Jordan, it is necessary that your passport be valid for at least 6 more months from the date of the end of the planned trip, and pay the visa fee. Children entered in the passport of the next parent with them enter the country without paying a fee.
To obtain a visa at the Embassy of Jordan, you must provide: –
Passport, valid for at least 6 months from the end of the planned trip;
– a completed application form;
-contact numbers of your host in Jordan (hotels, etc.).
A visa at the Embassy of Jordan is issued the next day after the submission of documents, so it is more reasonable for Muscovites to apply for a visa in Moscow in order not to stand in lines at the points of arrival in the country.
You can stay in Jordan after obtaining a visa for 2 weeks, after this period you will have to extend it or leave the country.
Import and export of foreign currency is not limited. The import of national currency is not limited, and the exported amount in national currency should not exceed 300 dinars. You can import up to 200 items duty-free. cigarettes or 25 cigars, or 200 gr. tobacco, up to 1 bottle of wine or spirits, perfumes in a reasonable amount for personal use.
The import of weapons and drugs is prohibited. When importing and exporting antiques, you must provide a receipt issued by the store where the purchase was made.
Embassy in Jordan
Jordan, embassy in Moscow
Mayakovskaya, Tverskaya or Pushkinskaya metro stations, 3 Mamonovsky per.
Jordan, Russian Embassy in the country:
Amman, Jabal Amman district, 3rd circle, st. Zahran, 22
Tel. (926-6) 464-11-58, 464-12-29.
Fax: (926-6) 464-74-48.
Communication in Jordan
You can call abroad from Jordan from pay phones located on the streets of large cities, from post offices and hotels. It is best to call after 22:00 or on Fridays when the reduced rate is in effect.
In order to call from Russia to Jordan, you need to dial 8 – 10 – 962 – area code – subscriber number. Amman code – 6, Aqaba code – 3.
In order to call from Jordan to Russia, you need to dial 00 – 7 – area code – subscriber number.
Emergency Phones in Jordan
Police – 191.
Fire service – 193.
Ambulance – 462-20-99.
HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS
January 1 – New Year’s Day
March 25 – Independence Day
May 1 – Labor Day
June 10 – Army Day
December 25 – Catholic Christmas
There are many Muslim holidays in Jordan, the dates of which vary from year to year.
When traveling around the country, it is recommended to always have your passport with you in case of a possible verification of documents.
According to ehuzhou, shops have their own hours of operation, but are most often open from 09:30 to 18:00 with a lunch break from 13:30 to 15:30 from Saturday to Thursday. Friday is a public holiday throughout the country.
During the holy holiday of Ramadan, opening hours may be reduced.
In high-end restaurants, tips are given at a rate of 10% of the amount indicated on the bill, in small restaurants, as a rule, tips are already included in the bill. In the hotel for good service, you can leave the staff up to 1 dinar.
Jordanians are very friendly and hospitable.
Be sure to take out medical insurance before you travel.
Three-star hotels and above have their own water purification systems, in other places it is advisable to use bottled water for drinking.
In the northern part of the Dead Sea coast There are 3 resort areas that offer their clients treatment with the waters and mud of the Dead Sea. The Dead Sea is the most salty body of water on the planet, the salinity of its waters is 350 grams per 1 kg of water, so the water is very dense and resembles a thick liquid. It has a high concentration of magnesium and bromine salts, trace elements such as copper, zinc and cobalt, and its pH is 9. Dead Sea water and mud help to prevent skin pathologies (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, ichthyosis, scleroderma, mycosis, window, lichen planus), chronic arthritis, polyarthritis, arthrosis, neuralgia, various posture disorders, diseases of the nervous system (neurosis, asthenoneurotic conditions, bulimia or anorexia neurosis, multiple sclerosis, post-stress syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome), allergic and immunological diseases, as well as fight overweight and cellulite. In addition, dry, clean, highly bromine and almost dust-free air and sun rays are used in the treatment, which are filtered by an additional layer of air (the Dead Sea is located below sea level).
Not far from the Dead Sea, 25 km from Madaba, there are hot mineral springs Zarqa Main. In the waters of Zarqa Main, King Herod the Great of Judea was treated. Now a modern wellness center has been created here, which includes a hotel and a health center. This center treats diseases such as rheumatism, arthritis, sinusitis, diseases of the digestive tract and the circulatory system.