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    Policy of foreigners entry to Israel during Covid-19

    On 11/27/2021 , the Government of Israel decided to ban the entry of foreigners for a period of 14 days, except for exceptions that will be approved.

     

    1.1. As of November 1, 2021, any foreign (vaccinated) person who meets all the cumulative conditions will be allowed to enter:

    1.1.1 Providing they did not stay in a red country during the 14 days before entering Israel.

    1.1.2 Vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the WHO or applicable, in accordance with the conditions set forth in section 3 below.

    1.1.3 There is no other impediment to bringing him into Israel.

    1.1.4 Entered Israel through Ben Gurion Airport.

    1.1.5 A foreigner who does not meet the above conditions will not be allowed to enter Israel through this outline, not even under full isolation conditions (For this population, the Exceptions Committees will continue operating).

    2. The vaccines approved in this outline:

    2.1 Moderna

    2.2 Pfizer

    2.3 Johnson & Johnson – Janssen

    2.4 AstraZeneca

    2.5 Covishield

    2.6 Sinopharm

    2.7 Sinovac

    2.8 SputniK-V, Following the reservations set forth in Section 3.4 below.


    3. Vaccination and recovery protocol approved by the Ministry of Health

    3.1 Foreigners vaccinated with Pfizer / Moderna / AstraZeneca / Sinovac or Sinopharm:

    3.1.1. Received two vaccine shots; 14 days or more passed since their second vaccine upon entry to Israel (but no more than 180 days upon leaving Israel).

    3.1.2. Received the booster vaccine dose; 14 days or more passed since their booster shot upon entry to Israel.

    3.2 Foreigners vaccinated with Janssen's vaccine:

    3.2.1. 14 days or more passed since the vaccination date upon entry to Israel (but no more than 180 days upon leaving Israel).

    3.2.2. Received a booster dose, and 14 days or more passed since their booster shot upon entry to Israel. 

    3.3 Foreigners presenting a reference that the Israeli MOH systems can digitally authenticate,  to a positive result in a NAAT (Molecular test resembling PCR)

    3.3.1. 11 days or more have passed since the test upon entry to Israel (but no more than 190 days upon leaving Israel).

    3.3.2 Received in addition at least one dose of the vaccines approved by the WHO (in this case, time span and sequence of events is inconsequential)

    3.4. Foreigners vaccinated with Sputnik, as of 15.11.21, and subject to a positive Serologist test result in Israel (will remain in isolation until a positive result is obtained).

    3.4.1. Received two vaccine shots, and 14 days or more passed since their second shot upon entry to Israel (but no more than 180 days upon leaving Israel).

    3.4.2. Received the booster vaccine dose, and 14 days or more passed since their booster shot upon entry to Israel.

    4. The process of entering Israel:

    4.1. Perform a PCR test up to 72 hours before an outbound flight.

    4.2. Filling out a passenger declaration before entering Israel:

    4.2.1. Passengers with a verifiable digital certificate will scan or upload their immunization or recovery certificate to the incoming passenger form and receive a green pass before boarding the plane.

    4.2.2. Passengers who do not have a verifiable digital certificate will declare their vaccination status in the incoming passenger form and fill out an application to shorten the isolation period. Then, they will attach the relevant documents to receive a green pass before boarding the plane.

    4.3. Boarding conditions:

    4.3.1. Presenting documentation to a negative PCR test result performed up to 72 hours before the flight.

    4.3.2. Presenting proof of filling the incoming passenger declaration.

    4.3.3.1. Certificate of immunization attesting to the performance of vaccinations in accordance with the provisions of section 3 above.

    4.3.3.2. Certificate of recovery, the Israeli MOH systems can digitally authenticate, indicating a recovery in accordance with the provisions of section 3 above.

    4.3.3.3. Exceptional entry permit from the Israeli Ministry of the Interior (Exceptions’ Outline, Groups)

    4.4. Conducting random document compliance check-ups by the Population Authority at Ben Gurion Airport.

    4.5. Performing a PCR test upon landing at Ben Gurion Airport; remaining in isolation until a negative result is obtained, or 24 hours, whichever earlier.

    4.6. For those vaccinated with Sputnik vaccines only - performing a serological test at Ben Gurion Airport; isolation until a positive test result is obtained (In addition to isolation until a negative result is obtained for the PCR test taken upon landing).

    5. Events and Responses:

    Event Response

    1 A foreigner in transit who does not comply with the threshold conditions His entry to Israel will be denied, and he will be returned to his country of origin.

    2 A foreigner who was tested positive to COVID-19 during his stay in Israel Will be transferred to a hospital-hotel at the responsibility of the Home Front Command; medical treatment is at the expense of the foreigner, under his insurance policy.

    3 A person who received the Sputnik vaccine, but his serological test result is negative He will be allowed to remain in Israel, subject to complete isolation (14 days, with an option to shorten the time to 7 days), but may return to his country during the isolation period.

    4 A foreigner presenting a forged document Entry to Israel is denied for a period of 5 years.

    5 A foreigner who is positive to COVID-19 but refuses to vacate to a motel or violates isolation rules Entry to Israel is denied for a period of 5 years.

    6 A foreigner who was not found positive to COVID-19 but still violates isolation rules Entry to Israel is denied for a period of 3 years.

      


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    Dear all,

    Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the Embassy operates on partial capacity.

    For emergency's cases only and after office hours(after (17:30 as well as during weekends) please contact the following number:

    063-4138229

    If you intend to fly to Israel and you don't have an Israeli passport, please contact the Consular section at - 0703760413/0703760535

    We appreciate your understanding.​


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  • ​Dear guests

    Due to the below March 8th amendments we handle overwhelming amount of queries both by emails as well as phone calls. We work hard in order to respond for each and every quiery in a timely manner. Kindly, bear with us and we will get back to you on our earliest convenience. 
     
    On March 8th, several regulation amendments have been made as to " Special authorities to cope with the new Covid-19 Virus (Temporary order) – limitations related to entering and leaving Israel"

    Please see the following highlights, for any of you who is interested in the full version of the regulation amendments, please see the below links in the message body.
    We all hope that this challenging times will be behind us soon so we can continue with our regular life routine.

    Main amendments

    Israeli citizens' entry to Israel – Each and every Israeli citizen will be allowed to enter Israel without the necessity of 'Exceptions Committee' process. 
    The entry to Israel is granted for up to 3,000 (three thousand) citizens per day. Incoming flights will be allowed from Frankfurt, Paris, New York and Kiev

    Foreigners' Entry to Israel – is obligated to have a permits committee approval which includes members from the Ministry of Health, Population Authority and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  
    Israeli citizens departing from Israel – vaccinated/covid-19 recovering citizens are allowed to depart from Israel. Israeli citizens who would need to go through 'Exceptions Committee' are the following: Kids under the age of 18, non-vaccinated/non Covid-19 recovering.

    Useful links 


    For non-vaccinated/non Covid-19 recovering Israeli citizens departing from Israel press here   
    Permits Committee for Israeli citizens who wish to enter Israel with be situated and operated from Israel and not from its Embassies around the world.

    PCR Test
    Negative PCR test result is obligatory 72 hours prior leaving the country of origin subject to an additional PCR test upon arrival to Israel. Foreigners entering Israel are obligated to show a valid health insurance which includes coverage for Covid-19.

    Quarantine   
    Takes place at a designated hotel/apartment in accordance with the Ministry of Health decision. Foreigners who leave Israel prior the end of the quarantine period and without a special permission are violating the Israeli law   
    Exceptions for foreigners Entry to Israel  

    The following criteria have been determined to grant foreigners to Enter Israel:
    Spouse of an Israeli citizen/permanent resident/parents of an Israeli minor citizen/permanent minor resident

    Vital medical attention 
    Participating a funeral
    Urgent assistance for first degree family member who is in state of distress
    Legal proceedings
    Married women to an Israeli citizen who are in their last 1/3 pregnancy period
    Humanitarian cases
    Matters that are related to National security as well as Israeli diplomatic relations
    Selected athletes
    Diplomatic/Official passport bearers
    Newcomers
    Foreign workers
    Home nursing workers     

     



         
     

     
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