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COVID-19 Travel and Tourism Regulations

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  • Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
  • Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
  • Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
  • Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).
Jerusalem is open to tourists! (Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Tourism).

Updated on February 8, 2022

Entry regulations

Non-Israelis who have been in China during the 7 days prior to departure to Israel, will be required to present to the airline before boarding, a negative PCR test result performed up to 72 hours before the flight.
This is valid even if the departure to Israel is from another country.
This does not apply to a permanent or temporary resident of Israel (visa A5); a spouse or minor child of an Israeli citizen or permanent resident; and a non-Israeli flying on a connecting flight through China, provided that they do not leave the terminal and that the connection lasted less than 12 hours.
Instructions on the Population and Immigration Authority website >

Anyone returning from abroad (at any age) and not feeling well during the 10 days after returning to Israel – is asked to do a PCR test. The PCR test versus the antigen test can allow the identification of new strains that may enter Israel from abroad.

It will also be possible to perform the test in Israel, free of charge, in the reception hall after collecting the luggage and exiting customs (Complex G, positions 20-21) between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Who will be able to do the test?
Anyone who presents one of the following documents:

Flight ticket / sailing ticket/confirmation of payment of an exit fee from Israel (by land border crossing) during the last 20 days.

Over the age of 30 – It is possible to do a PCR test without presenting one of these documents.

Where can the test be done?
In the testing complexes of the Home Front Command or in the HMOs.
Map of Corona Test Complexes>

before the flight to Israel

  • If you are positive for COVID-19 and have not yet recovered in accordance with the Israeli protocol and the protocol of your origin country – do not board a plane or a ship to Israel.
  • Currently there is no need to present documentation of recovery or vaccination, and there is no need to do a corona test before entering Israel. However, these instructions are in accordance with the requirements of the Ministry of Health in Israel – you should also check the requirements of the airline or shipping company relevant to you.
  • If you have been diagnosed with Corona and have not yet recovered according to the procedure in Israel and according to the procedure in the country of origin – do not board a flight or cruise.
  • An entry form for Israel must be filled out 10 days before the flight to Israel, or embarking on a cruise to Israel, or entering Israel through a land border crossing:
    – Fill in your personal details, and in which countries you were in the week before entering Israel.
    – The confirmation of filling out the form must be published before flying to Israel, before boarding a cruise to Israel, or before entering Israel at a land border crossing. You can present a digital copy of the certificate or a hard copy. The certificate should be kept until after the crossing at the border control in Israel, and presented if necessary.

tourists

Please note: Foreigners who are found to be verified and refuse to enter isolation and quarantine – may be denied entry to Israel for a period determined by the Population and Immigration Authority.

isolation

As of today, there is no mandatory isolation after entering Israel.

Are the tours and attractions active?

All guided tours and attractions returned to normal but check our updates for safety. It is also best to contact the desired tour guide in advance to make sure he is active and can take you.

How to do it

All information about entering and leaving Israel is constantly updated here >>

If you have further questions, you can always contact the Ministry of Health for any assistance with the following methods:

Hotline *5400

Additional phone: + 972-08-6241010

WhatsApp: +972-50-7925400

Email: [email protected]