- Entrance requirements updated for fully vaccinated travelers
The Israeli government has published new updates concerning entrance requirements for fully vaccinated foreign nationals and foreign nationals recovering from COVID-19.
What are the Changes?
Foreign nationals who are vaccinated against COVID-19 or who have recovered from COVID-19 will be permitted to enter Israel through the Ben Gurion Airport under the following conditions:
- The foreign national has not been to a red country for 14 days prior to entering Israel; and
- The foreign national has been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization; or
- The foreign national has received from COVID-19 in accordance with the current procedures of Israel
For information concerning approved vaccines and who qualifies as fully vaccinated click here. Currently, only those recovered from or fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are permitted to enter Israel, unless a special permit is received. To apply for an exception and permit click here.
Fully vaccinated foreign nationals will still be required to undergo several steps in order to enter Israel:
Prior to Flight
- Perform a PCR test up to 72 hours prior to departure for Israel;
- Provide a completed entry declaration for containing the
- A verifiable digital COVID-19 certificate and receive a green pass prior to boarding; OR
- Those who do not have a verifiable digital COVID-19 certificate will be required to declare the vaccines they received in the entry declaration form and will need to have a received a green pass prior to boarding
- Provide documentation of a negative PCR test result taken up to 72 hours prior to departure;
- Provide confirmation of the submission of the entry declaration form;
- Provide one of the following documents:
- A vaccination certificate;
- A digital recovery certificate;
- An exceptional entry permit from the ministry of the Interior
Originally published 2, November 2021
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