Jordan

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David Hicks

"I am rather new to InterNations (registered just about three months ago). My first impression is very positive!"

Kristina Serou

"I joined InterNations two months before my relocation to Jordan and received very good tips about expat life in Amman."

Working and living in Jordan with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Jordan? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Amman, Irbid or some other international Jordanian city?

The expat relocation to Jordan is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as the short coastline at the Gulf of Aqaba, getting to know how Jordanian folks celebrate Eid al-Jolous, or acquiring a taste for Jordan’s popular dishes like mansaf…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Jordan. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Argentina to living in Germany.

Top Articles in the Jordan Expat Guide

  • Moving to Jordan

    From historic ports in Aqaba, to the mountains of Jerash Governorate, Jordan has something to offer everyone. While the official language is Modern Standard Arabic, the English language is commonly encountered in Jordan, particularly in the banking sector, meaning that expats will feel right at home.
  • Living in Jordan

    In addition to its beautiful architecture and enchanting relics, Jordan is also a hot spot for expats looking for a rewarding experience abroad. Those moving to this progressive Arab country will be very impressed by the opportunities available for expatriates.
  • Working in Jordan

    Jordan is a great source of employment for expats, and its Western ways also mean that the culture shock is not too significant. Below are some of the critical points when it comes to working in Jordan.

Reliable Information about living and working in Jordan

Relocating to and living in Jordan necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Jordanian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Jordan: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Jordanian income tax law?ʺ, ʺHow can I meet some students or young professionals for an English-Arabic language tandem?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Amman?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Jordanian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Jordan is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Jordan is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Jordan. Various topics are covered in our Jordan Expat Guide from expat institutions and clubs, to sports & leisure or education and children, up to local organisations & companies. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺHow do I plan an excursion to Hammamat Ma'in hot springs?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Jordan? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Denmark or living in Israel!

From international attorneys to language schools –
Advice on living and working in Jordan

In addition, our expat listings for Jordan include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international attorneys or language schools. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Jordan. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm As-salām 'alaykum among our InterNations members living and working in Jordan.

David Hicks

"I am rather new to InterNations (registered just about three months ago). My first impression is very positive!"

Kristina Serou

"I joined InterNations two months before my relocation to Jordan and received very good tips about expat life in Amman."

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