|Date of Border Crossing||May 2006|
|Point of Entry||Aqaba by ferry from Egypt|
|Passport and Visa||Passport has to be valid for at least another 6 months.
You need a visa, but you can get the visa on arrival at the border in Jordan.
When arriving in Aqaba you are issued a special 30 day visa, since Aqaba is a 'Free-trade-zone'. This visa is special in that in can only be extended in Aqaba. So if you plan on arriving in Aqaba and want to stay longer than 30 days get a visa before you come to Aqaba at a Jordanian embassy.
|Insurance||They make you pay insurance for the length of your stay. We bought insurance for 30 days which cost us 21.50JD per bike.|
|Drivers Licence||Did not get checked, but I am sure that officially you are required to have one.|
|Motorcycle papers||You need a carnet de passage to bring a vehicle into Jordan.|
|Licence plates||Own licence plates are sufficient.|
|How it went||
While on the ferry a Jordanian Immigration Officer came
by and collected our passports. We were handed a receipt and told to collect
the passport at Immigration upon arrival, make sure you tell them you
want it for 30 days, otherwise you will get a 10 day visa.
|Point of Exit||North of Irbid to Dera in (Syria)|
|How it went||
We got to the border and the officer who stopped us took
quite an interest in me (cecilia). After some heavy flirting we were allowed
to proceed to the immigration office. The instructions for leaving the
country were printed in English on a notice board:
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