The Investment Window
The Investment Window at the Investment Commission, or the One-Stop window, is one of the most important means of empowering local and foreign investments by simplifying registration and licensing procedures for investment projects that benefit from the Investment Law.
The Investment Window includes fully authorized representatives of the government authorities concerned who have the authority to issue approvals and licenses for investment projects, as well as qualified staff from the Commission for procedure facilitation and follow-up.

Services provided by the Investment Window:

  • Provide information and technical advice to investors
  • Register companies and sole proprietorships within and outside the development zones
  • Issue the licenses and the approvals necessary for economic activities to conduct their business and issue licenses to practice economic activity within the development zones

Objectives of the Investment Window:

  • Enhance confidence in Jordan’s investment environment by providing data, information and facilities for the establishment of    investment projects
  • Streamline procedures and shorten the number of days required to issue the approvals and licenses necessary for investment projects
  • Contribute to strengthening the status of local and foreign investments through diligent follow-up on their requirements, overcoming all difficulties, and providing support

Parties concerned with the registration and licensing of investment projects that are represented at the Investment Window:

 

Registration of private companies and sole proprietorship:

  • Ministry of Industry and Trade
  • Companies Control Department
  • Income and Sales Tax Department
  • Amman Chamber of Industry
  • Amman Chamber of Commerce

Regulatory and Environmental Licenses:

  • Greater Amman Municipality
  • Ministry of Municipals Affairs
  • Ministry of Environment
  • Department of Land and Survey

Sectoral Licenses:

  • Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • Ministry of Health

Security Approvals:

  • Ministry of Interior

Work Permits:

  • Ministry of Labor

Licensing Guide for investment projects:

The Investment Window provides a "licensing guide" that outlines the procedures for processing investment projects, starting from the registration process through all the requirements for issuing the regulatory and sectoral approvals and licenses. The Commission also provides a services guide that provides a directory of the services and advantages granted to investment projects covered in the Investment Law

Work permit and related work:

It is mandatory for any non-Jordanian worker legally residing in the Kingdom to work for an employer in the Kingdom.
An investor may submit an application to the Commission for any of the following services:

  • Import labor
  • Replace labor
  • Renew work permits
  • Employment permit
  • Transfer of sponsorship
  • Change of profession
  • Grant residence

Procedures:

  • Submit application to the Commission
  • Pay fees

Location:

Investment Commission / Borders and residence department

Investor Card:

  • Investor Card A:

The Investor Card Category A is issued to investors and their family members of all nationalities provided that the investor fulfills the conditions for receiving the card. This card is a letter of recommendation issued by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and accredited by all ministries and government departments. It gives its holder the right to own property, be issued car driving licenses, purchase custom-free vehicles, allow entry of vehicles from the investor’s country (temporary entry), and facilitate exit and entry into the Kingdom.

  •  Investor Card B:

The Investor Card Category B is issued to Syrian investors and their family members provided that the investor fulfills the conditions for receiving the card. This card is a letter of recommendation issued by the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and accredited by all ministries and government departments. The card grants its holder the right to own property, be issued car driving licenses, allow entry of vehicles from the investor’s country (temporary entry), and facilitate exit and entry into the Kingdom.