Restricted Products


The Government bans the importation of plastic waste, passenger cars that use fuel other than gasoline, motor vehicles used for transport of goods that are more than ten years old and qat.

Imports of raw natural leather are restricted to the Jordan Tanning Company; crude oil and its derivatives, except metallic oils, and household gas cylinders are restricted to the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company; black Portland cement is restricted to the Jordan Cement Factories Company, raw rock phosphate, gun powder and explosives, are restricted to the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company; used tires are restricted to the tire retreading factories.

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Import Instruction No. (1) for 1999 Some products require prior permission from the related Ministry / Government Body. An up-to-date list can be obtained from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

For further information, please contact the Ministry of Industry and Trade at the following address:
Ministry of Industry and Trade
P.O. Box: 2019
Amman 11181 Jordan
Tel: +962 6 5607191
Fax: +962 6 5684692
URL: http://www.mit.gov.jo