Jordan Pet Passport & Import Regulations
There will be no quarantine imposed on your pet when entering Jordan as long as the following requirements are met. Unless otherwise stated, the regulations below apply to domestic dogs and cats only.
Your pet does not need a pet microchip to enter Jordan with its owner (although strongly recommended); however, it is required for all pets entering Jordan as air cargo.
Your cat or dog must be accompanied with proof of a current rabies vaccination administered between 30 days of entering Jordan.
Cats must be vaccinated against feline rhinotracheitis, calicivirus and panleukopnia.
Dogsmust be vaccinated against distemper, canine hepatitis, parvovirus, parainfluenza and leptospirosis.
An import license, Certificate of Origin and a Permission for Home Quarantine is required for all pets entering Jordan as air cargo. Period of quarantine: 2 weeks. The above documents do not apply for pets entering Jordan as accompanied checked baggage unless the owner is importing more than 2 pets. In this case, an import license is required.
A licensed veterinarian will complete the Veterinary Health Certificate for Jordan.
Internal and External Parasites
Internal and external treatments for parasites should be administered within 10 days of entering Jordan.
Jordan does not quarantine dogs or cats entering the country with their owners as long as requirements are met. Home quarantine is required for unaccompanied pets entering as air cargo.
Entering Jordan by Air
Pets entering Jordan should enter at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman as checked baggage or air cargo. An agent is strongly recommend to customs clear your pet.
All domestic dogs and cats must be free of evidence of disease communicable to humans when examined at the entry airport. If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.
Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Jordan, it is always advisable to carry some form of identification indicating ownership of the pet.
Jordan does not publish a list of banned breeds.
The import or transit of birds is not permitted without the permission of the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. The import of falcons is not permitted even if entering Jordan with their owner. Invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but will have to meet other requirements and should have an import permit and health certificate to enter Jordan. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.
If your pet is not a dog, cat or ferret, and especially if it is a turtle or parrot, you should verify that it is not protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). You will need to apply for additional permits if this is the case. Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITES regulations.
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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on PetTravel.com reflect the current regulations. We cannot predict how a given country may enforce these regulations. Noncompliance may result in the need to make arrangements to put your pet into quarantine at your expense, return your pet to the country of origin, or euthanize your pet. We suggest that you minimize the disruptions that may occur by following the rules of the country you are visiting.
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