Policies & Procedures for Jordan

Import policy

The services and the banking sector of Jordan is the most significant one. Imports in Jordan increased to 1217807 JOD Thousands in July from 1151336 JOD Thousands in June of 2015. Imports in Jordan averaged 351584.21 JOD Thousands from 1972 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 1532088 JOD Thousands in April of 2014 and a record low of 5090 JOD Thousands in January of 1974.Jordan's main imports are machinery and transport equipment, fuels, food, manufactured chemicals and electrical machines. Jordan's main import partners are Saudi Arabia, China, Germany, the United States and Italy. Our company provides a common platform for both agents and the customers that make’s trade even more easily.
Following are the import procedure followed in Jordan:-

  • 1.    Free Circulation:-

•    Entry for free circulation is carried out by filing a SAD manually or electronically through the Asycuda system by a customs broker licensed by the Director of Customs.  Declarations registered by the computerized system shall be submitted to Customs within (24) hours as of registration attaching required supporting documentation: 

  1. Commercial Invoice 
  2. Bill of Lading 
  3. Certificate of Origin (EUR 1) certifying EU origin 
  4. Packing List 
  5. Import License, relevant Phytosanitary and health certificates  
  • Warehousing
  • Transit
  • Deposit in free zones
  • Admission for processing purposes

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Import Documentation Procedure
Agricultural products
Jordan Exports


  • All weapons and ammunition being imported into the country will require permission from the Ministry of the Interior/Public security directorate.
  • Fresh meat and milk products will need a permit from the Ministry of Agriculture.
  • Any fresh fruit and vegetables entering the country will need permission from Agricultural Marketing Corporation
  • All dogs and cats being imported into the country will need to be accompanied by a veterinarian health and rabies inoculation certificate. Birds can only enter the country if granted permission to do so by the Jordanian Ministry of Agriculture. 

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
VisaHq Customs
Customs Regulations
FEDEX Guidelines

Export policy

Jordan is one of the partners of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (Euro med) that promotes economic integration and democratic reform across 16 neighbours to the EU's south in North Africa and the Middle East. Exports in Jordan decreased to 474724 JOD Thousands in July from 532319 JOD Thousands in June of 2015. Exports in Jordan averaged 140800.80 JOD Thousands from 1972 until 2015, reaching an all-time high of 612831 JOD Thousands in August of 2008 and a record low of 110 JOD Thousands in October of 1973. Jordan's main exports are textiles, potassium, phosphates, fertilizers, vegetables and pharmaceutical products. Jordan's main export partners are Iraq, the United States, India, Saudi Arabia and Syria. Our company provides great service and a transparent platform to make trade operations even easier and accessible.
Following mentioned are the export procedure followed in Jordan:-
1.    Issue a "commercial invoice". Under Jordanian laws, a commercial invoice is a legal trade document.
2.    Present the invoice to the chamber of commerce or industry. The chamber authenticates the invoice and issues a certificate of origin.
3.    Obtain a "prior authorization” from the relevant Jordanian government authority (see Export Instructions below) if the exported goods require such clearance.
4.    Authenticate the invoices and certificate of origin from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
5.    Obtain an export license from the Ministry of Industry and Trade if the exported goods are governed by agreements between Jordan and the importing country, and especially where such agreements require that license, or where there are instructions requiring the issuance of an export license prior to exporting.
6.    Obtain attestation on the invoices and the certificate of origin from the Jordan Ministry of Foreign affairs and from the relevant embassy of the importing country, if the importing country requires such attestation from its embassy.
7.    After the exporter has completed all the above requirements, he or she will start his documentation process with the Jordan Department of Customs where the process of the 'Customs Declaration' starts (see customs measures below).
Other documents are usually attached to the carrier's copy of the bill of lading, some of these documents are: 
•    Copy of the commercial Invoice
•    Copy of the certificate of origin
•    Packing list 

Refer the following mentioned link for further information:-
Customs Govt
Country Export Information
Govt information

Disclaimer: Policies and procedures for all export, Import have been extracted from various internet resources and published policies by the respective governments. Logimart.com is not responsible for any change or alteration in the above written policies and procedures.

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