Ready to explore Jordan? With the Jordan Pass, not only do you gain entry into the country itself, but you also get free entry to over 35 historical and cultural sites around Jordan. You will not get this offer with just a regular visa.
That’s why it is important to decide if you want to easily apply for a Jordan Pass online or deal with the visa application process. You will be able to visit Petra, Umm Qays, Karak Castle, and more with the Jordan Pass (see below).
Frequently Asked Questions | The Jordan Pass Tourism Benefits vs a Visa
The answers below use the United States as an example country. Almost all the answers below apply to anyone from around the world who wants a Jordan Pass. You can check out your country’s specific requirements by locating it with our Visa Checker Tool.
What sites can I visit for free with a Jordan Pass?
With the Jordan Pass, you can access all of these attractions year-round unless there is a national holiday or major reconstruction happening:
- Petra (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Wadi Rum (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Amman Citadel (temporarily closed)
- Ajloun Castle
- Umm Qays
- Qasr Al-Azraq
- Quseir Amra (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Karak Castle
- Umm Ar-Rasas (UNESCO World Heritage site)
- Umm Qays Museum
- Umm al-Jimmal
- Shobak Castle
- Qasr Hamman Al-Sarh
- As-Salt Historical Museum
- Madaba Archaeological Park
- Church of the Apostles
- Burnt Palace - Madaba
- Lowest Place on Earth Museum
- Aqaba Castle
- Rehab / Al-Mafraq
- Museum of Popular Traditions - Amman
- Jordan Archaeological Museum
- Aqaba Museum
- Madaba Archaeological Museum
- As-Salt Museum
- St. Elijah’s Hill (Tal Mar Elias)
- Dar Al-Saraya Museum - Irbid
- Karak Museum
- Iraq Al-Amir
- Qasr Al-Kharranah
- Roman Theatre Amman
- Qasr Al-Mushatta
Should I get a visa or a Jordan Pass?
Visas only get you into the country. With the Jordan Pass, you can get into over 35 sites in Jordan for free. There is a QR code that entry guards scan from your phone or printed copy. It’s that simple.
Are there different prices for the Jordan Pass?
Depending on how fast you need the Pass, there are different costs:
- Standard - USD 158.00
- Rush - USD 178.00
- Super Rush - USD 198.00
A 3-night minimum is required with the Jordan Pass or you’ll pay a fee when you try to leave Jordan close to USD $56.
What do you need to process my application?
We just need your passport information and a payment method to process your application for the Jordan Pass.
How long do I get to stay in Jordan when I buy a Jordan Pass?
The maximum stay with a Jordan Pass is 30 days Per Entry.
How long do I have to plan my trip before the Jordan Pass expires?
It will expire in 1 year after issued, so make sure to check your calendar and work out the dates before applying.
What if I need a Jordan Pass quickly? Can you help me?
Yes! There are three types of processing speeds to select from when applying for the Pass:
- Standard Processing will take 3 Business Days to process.
- Rush Processing will take at most 2 Business Days to complete your application review.
- Super Rush Processing which will speed your application review and have it in your hands within 1 Business Day.
Do I get free entry into cultural sites with a visa?
No. The visa only gets you into Jordan, not into the historical sites.
How long is my Jordan Pass good for once it is scanned at a tour site?
Once you visit your first site, the countdown for using the Jordan Pass begins. You will have two weeks at that point to finish touring for free.
What is the maximum amount of times I can enter Jordan with this special pass?
The Jordan Pass restricts holders to Single Entry into the country.
over 36 Attractions to See with a Jordan Pass
Getting a Jordan Pass is one of the best decisions you can do as a foreign visitor to Jordan. Not only can you explore Petra, but you’ll be able to see so many other places you would not get to see with just a standard visa...at least not for free.
So apply today for your Jordan Pass and save yourself a lot of time and money.