How to get Jordan visa for Saudi Iqama holders?

Saudi Iqama holders and GCC residents can get an on-arrival visa at the Jordan border if they meet certain requirements.

Who can get the visa?

Saudi Iqama holders or GCC residents who meet all the below-mentioned requirements can get a Jordan on-arrival visa for the following;

  • Himself.
  • All accompanying dependents.
  • All accompanying legal domestic workers.

In order to get an arrival visa, a dependent needs to go to the border along with the sponsor Iqama holder.

Durra Border Crossing to get jordan visa for saudi iqama holders
Durra Border Crossing

Visa Requirements

  1. Passport with the validity of 6 months. 
  2. Original Iqama with 3 months validity for Saudi residents.
  3. A suitable Iqama profession.
  4. Exit Reentry Visa valid for your stay in Jordan.
  5. Hotel Booking covering your stay in Jordan.
  6. Visa Fee: SR 55/passport.
  7. Valid Istimara.
Al Mudawara Border to get jordan visa for saudi residents
Al Mudawara Border

Select the Route

There are 3 borders from where you can enter Jordan. You can select the route at your ease;

Durra Border Crossing

If you are coming from Jeddah through Haql by road, you will most probably cross the Jordan border through Durra border crossing.

Al Mudawara Border

If you are coming from Tabuk by road, you will most probably cross the Jordan border through Al Mudawara Border.

Al Omari Border Crossing

If you are coming from Riyadh or Dammam, you will most probably cross the Jordan border through Al Omari border crossing.

Al Omari Border Crossing to get jordan visa for gcc residents
Al Omari Border Crossing

Entering Jordan

Saudi Iqama holders or GCC residents can either park their cars in Saudi Arabia and enter Jordan in a taxi or drive themselves and get a visa. The taxi charges around SR 500 to SR 600 to cross the border. If you go by your own;

  • Provide all the documents at the Immigration counter.
  • Pay the fee of SR 55/passport.
  • They will stamp the Jordan visa.
  • Pay for Car Insurance: JD 36.
  • Pay for Car Permit: JD 20.
  • 1 JD = SR 5.30.
  • Validity of Jordan Visa = 2 weeks.

Coming back to Saudi Arabia

After completing your trip from Jordan, you can enter back to Saudi Arabia;

  • Get the clearance form from the same window where you got the insurance.
  • Pay Jordan Exit Fee: JD 10/passport.
  • Get the exit stamp from your passport.
  • Get your car scanned on the Saudi side.
  • Get the entry stamp on your passport.

Useful Tips

  • It is better to drive in the daytime as the road is quite bumpy in some places.
  • Get the petrol of your car filled before crossing the border as the fuel is quite expensive in Jordan.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.