our website content is currently under review

Services and Permits

Building Permissions

The Department of Antiquities, through the different Antiquities Directorates grants building permits in cooperation with the Municipalities in the governorates.

Read More

Permits for Events in Archaeological Sites

Applications for the reservation of any archaeological site for the events shall be submitted according to the form prepared for this purpose, which includes the name and date of the event and the number of participants in addition to the commitment to abide by the instructions and the form, one month before the date of the event..

Read More

Excavations and Surveys Permissions

The Department of Antiquities seeks to preserve the cultural heritage of Jordan through cooperation with local and international authorities interested in the archeology sector.

Read More

Latest News

List of World Heritage Sites
in Jordan

UNESCO seeks to promote the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage throughout the world that are of great value to humanity.

These sites give the status of World Heritage, which recognizes the need to protect and preserve this heritage for future generations. The situation symbolizes the collective ownership and responsibility of this heritage, and, in addition, , UNESCO provides ongoing support to the Department of Antiquities in the form of capacity-building and training in the management and protection of heritage sites. There are six Jordanian sites included in the World Heritage List, namely Petra, Qusayr Amra, M. Umm al-Rasas, Wadi Rum, al-Magtas, and As-Salt have been signed and there are 16 other sites on the preliminary list. UNESCO Amman works closely with the Department of Antiquities and several NGOs In order to ensure sustainable protection and effective management of World Heritage sites, it also provides support for the preparation of nomination files.

To Know More