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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).

Updated June 27, 2022

Entry regulations

As of June 24, 2002 – 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.

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>
The test is free of charge.

Information for those entering Israel on a vacation cruise >
Verified Corona will not be able to board a flight to Israel. If you have been verified to Corona and have not yet recovered according to the procedure in the State of Israel and according to the procedure in the country from which the flight to Israel departs – do not board the flight.

Before the flight to Israel
1. Health insurance should be taken out with coverage for corona virus treatment.
Insurance is a condition of entry into Israel.

This guideline does not apply to:
Temporary residents with a A / 1, A / 2, A / 3, A / 4, A / 5 license, or with a B / 1 license whose employer must arrange medical insurance for them.
Those who came to the country from Ukraine (directly or through a third country) during the war.

2. A declaration of entry into Israel must be completed during the 48 hours prior to departure to Israel, and as early as possible.

Fill in your personal details and those of your companions, a health statement and information on immunization or recovery.
The confirmation of filling out the form must be presented before the flight to Israel.
You can view a digital copy of the certificate or a printed copy.
The permit must be kept until after the crossing in the border control in Israel, and presented if required.

At the airport and at border crossings, sample checks of documents and compliance with the conditions are performed by the Population and Immigration Authority.

Insulation
At this time, there is no obligation to isolate after entering Israel.
Foreigners who have been infected with the corona virus during their stay in Israel must follow the isolation guidelines for foreigners.
For information on isolation for verified foreigners >>

Please note: foreigners who are found to be verified and refuse to enter solitary confinement or violate solitary confinement – may be denied the opportunity to enter Israel for a period to be determined by the Population and Immigration Authority.

Before leaving Israel
1. The policy in the destination country should be clarified
It is your responsibility to find out what the destination country’s border policy and requirements are regarding the entry of foreign nationals, whether there is a requirement for corona tests prior to arrival, filling out forms, restrictions regarding vaccine validity or recovery, vaccination or recovery documentation (corona certificate) and isolation requirement.

Countries that can validate a corona certificate from Israel >>

Verified Corona will not be able to board the flight.
If you have been verified to Corona and have not yet recovered according to the procedure in Israel and according to the procedure in the country to which the flight departs from Israel – do not board the flight.

Corona tests before leaving Israel:
If, according to the policy of the destination country, you will be required to perform a PCR test or a supervised rapid test before the flight or before departure at the land border crossing – a corona test can be arranged at one of the hospitals that perform private corona tests or other places authorized to leave the country.

Please note that the result document is in English, and that your full name appears in English, as written in the passport, and the passport number.

2. You should make sure that you are allowed to leave Israel
If there is any doubt about your definition of blue, as someone who must be isolated or as an engine to leave the country – it is recommended to check the Population Authority website.
Those who turn out to be verified in Corona or who must be isolated when arriving at the airport or the land border crossing – will not be allowed to leave Israel and will be punished according to the law.

Are the tours and attractions active?

As of November 1, all guided tours and attractions are expected to return 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]