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The Israeli government has published new updates concerning entrance requirements for fully vaccinated foreign nationals and foreign nationals recovering from COVID-19.

What’s Changed?

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 before entering Israel
  • The foreign national has been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved by the World Health Organization
  • The foreign national has received COVID-19 under the current procedures of Israel

For information concerning approved vaccines and who qualifies as fully vaccinated, click here. Only those recovered from or fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can 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 to enter Israel:

  • Before Flight
    • Perform a PCR test up to 72 hours before departure for Israel
    • Provide a completed entry declaration form containing the following information:
      • A verifiable digital COVID-19 certificate and receive a green pass before boarding
      • 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 received a green pass before boarding
  • When Boarding
    • Provide documentation of a negative PCR test result taken up to 72 hours before 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

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the Israeli government website for additional information and updates.

Source: Ministry of Health, Israel

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