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  • Removal of arrival testing requirements for all travelers entering Israel beginning May 20, 2022


The government of Israel announced that travelers would no longer be required to take a PCR test upon arrival beginning May 20, 2022. Foreign national travelers will be required to provide either a negative rapid antigen test taken 24 hours before departure or a negative PCR test taken 48 hours before departure.

What are the Changes?

Travelers entering Israel will no longer be required to undergo testing upon arrival. Foreign national travelers will still be required to undergo pre-departure testing requirements and should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization before arrival, where applicable.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Israel’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: The Ministry of Health, Israel

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