The Honorary Consul will endeavour to provide assistance where possible to all Jordanian citizens who may be experiencing difficulties in Ireland or who may require general advice or information.
Jordanians living in Ireland are invited to register their details with the Consulate by e-mail, post or by telephone.
However, for all matters relating to Jordanian passports, travel documents, family and identification documents, changes of status etc, Jordanian citizens should contact the embassy in London directly at: www.jordanembassyuk.org
All visitors to Jordan are required to obtain a visa either before travelling or on arrival at the airport or border point of entry.
The Consulate in Dublin is authorised to issue visas to citizens of countries which do not require pre-approval from Amman, and these non-restricted countries are listed in the link referenced below.
Citizens of all countries which do require pre-approval, and which are listed below, must apply for a visa through the Jordanian embassy in London. www.jordanembassy.org.uk
Citizens of non-restricted countries may obtain a single-entry visa upon arrival at Jordan’s airports and border crossings – EXCEPT at the King Hussein Bridge (Allenby Bridge) crossing where a pre-issued visa from a Jordanian embassy or Consulate is required.
Only single-entry visas are available on arrival in Jordan whereas single-entry, double-entry and multi-entry visas can be obtained from the Consulate in Dublin prior to travel.
Visa Types, Requirements, and applicable Fees are detailed below, and an Application Form can also be downloaded below, for visas to be issued by the Honorary Consul in Dublin.
For all details regarding visas to be issued by the Jordanian embassy in London please go to the embassy website.
VISA TYPES & FEES:
|Visa Type||Visa Fees||Application Fees||Total|
|Single Entry (2-months)||€60||€7.50||€67.50|
|Double Entry (3-months)||€90||€7.50||€97.50|
|Multiple Entry (6-months)||€180||€7.50||€187.50|
Spouses and children of Jordanian citizens, and Foreign Students attending Jordanian Universities and Colleges, are not required to pay Application Fees.
The following documents are required with each application:
• One completed visa application form
• One photograph (passport size) or a photocopy of the picture/details page of the passport.
• A valid passport (minimum six months to expiry)
Cash, postal order, or cheque (made payable to Joe Geoghegan) with application.
Telephone the Honorary Consul to agree a time to submit application and to collect passport. Do not send applications in the post without agreement in advance.
NOTE: the Honorary Consul is not always available in Dublin to process visa applications. In his absence it is necessary to submit applications to the Jordanian Embassy in London. The embassy address is: 6 Upper Phillimore Gardens, London W8 7HA, England. Tel: 00-44-207-937 3685. Fax: 00-44-207-937 8795
When applying for a visa through the embassy in London, applicants can obtain the embassy application form and other requirement details as well as office hours, fees in Sterling, payment and collection instructions, by telephoning the Consular Office at the embassy or from the website: www.jordanembassy.org.uk
Coming to Jordan by road from Syria, you can cross via Jaber or Ramtha.
Jaber is 80km away from Amman and is most commonly used by visitors, while Ramtha is 90km away and is mainly for cargo.
Visitors can travel to Jordan by road from Iraq through Al-Karamah Border Crossing, which is 331 km away from Amman and is open 8am to 17 hrs throughout the year.
There are three border crossings with Saudi Arabia:
Umari Border Crossing: 155km away from Amman and open 24/7 throughout the year.
Mudawara Border Crossing: 322km away from Amman and open 24/7 throughout the year.
Durra Border Crossing: It is to the south, 349km away from Amman and open 24/7 throughout the year.
The King Hussein Bridge/ Allenby crossing, 57km away from Amman, is located in the southern Jordan Valley and is open Sun–Thurs 09:00 hrs – 22:30 hrs for arrivals and 7:00 to 21:00 for departures, and Fri-Sat 07:00hrs – 11:00hrs.
Visas must be arranged in advance and cannot be obtained at this border crossing.
Private cars and tour buses cannot cross – travellers must change vehicles upon crossing or alternatively use the other two border crossings.
Sheikh Hussein crossing /North Border, is 90km away from Amman. It is located in the north, close to Lake Tiberius (Sea of Galilee). It is open Sunday – Thursday: 08:30hrs – 20:30hrs and Friday – Saturday: 09:00hrs – 18:00hrs.
At this crossing, visas for most nationalities can be obtained at the border; prior permits are not needed except for restricted nationalities
Wadi Araba Crossing/South Border, located in the south, 324km away from Amman, connecting the two Red Sea resorts of Eilat and Aqaba. Its open Sun–Thurs 06:30hrs – 20:00hrs and Fri – Sat 0800hrs – 20:00hrs.
Visas at Wadi Araba Crossing/South Border can be obtained at this point; prior permits are not needed except for restricted nationalities.
Wadi Araba Crossing Border closes on Islamic New Year day and Yom Kippur.
These hours and regulations are all subject to change
Legalisation Services provided by the Consulate fall into two categories:
1. Commercial invoices, shipping and other documents from commercial enterprises.
2. Personal documents from private individuals, e.g. birth certificates, exam results, college degree certificates, etc.
All commercial documents must be certified in advance by the Arab-Irish Chamber of Commerce and all Commercial Legalisation services are provided through the Chamber’s offices only: www.aicc.ie
Documents from private individuals must be authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade prior to submission to the Consulate.
The Legalisation Fee for personal/private documents is Euro 20.00 per document.
NOTE: Personal Applicants must contact the Hon. Consul in advance to arrange how the document(s) will be processed. Do not send any documents in the post without prior agreement with the Hon. Consul.
For Jordanians seeking information about Ireland, there are many excellent sources available over the Internet, and the following are particularily useful:
www.gov.ie: Provides extensive information about all aspects of Government Services in Ireland.
www.enterprise-ireland.com: For information about suppliers of goods and services in Ireland.
www.idaireland.com: Supports overseas investors who wish to establish in Ireland
www.discoverireland.com: For full information and assistance about visiting Ireland.
There is an abundance of good quality information about Jordan available over the Internet, and links to many of the best sources are provided through this website. In general they are of high quality, accurate and up-to-date, and they are available in English.
If, having searched through these sources, further information is required you are invited to contact the Consulate and we will try to assist.
A stock of tourist information about Jordan is retained by the Consul and is available upon request.
9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Visit office by prior appointment only
Consulate of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan,
4 Cambridge Terrace Ranelagh, Dublin 6