Travel information for ‘Israel’ travelling from ‘United Kingdom’ on the 7th of June 2021

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Travel to Israel is partially allowed from United Kingdom. Measures in place: exceptional travel, vaccinated traveler exceptions, quarantine required, test/medical certificate required and additional documents required.International travel to Israel is permitted for 'essential reasons' only. This does not apply to nationals and residents.
COVID Risk Level: EXTREME (COVID-19 transmission is extreme in Israel. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.)
Last updated: June 6, 2021, 5:25 am, Information source: Ministry of Health, Israel

Other restrictions

Exceptional travel - Travel to this destination is allowed for specific exceptions
Exemptions to the border closure are in place for essential reasons, including travel for studies and business that cannot be conducted remotely. Travel for tourism is not permitted. A full list of exemptions can be found at https://www.gov.il/en/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020

Vaccination

Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, issued in Israel, are exempt from isolation requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 7 days before departure and within 6 months prior. Those with a vaccination certificate issued abroad can apply for an isolation exemption by taking a serological test once in Irsael and filling out a form. Further information can be found at https://www.gov.il/en/Departments/Guides/flying-to-israel-guidlines?chapterIndex=5 This exemption is revoked if a high-risk country has been visited within the previous 14 days of travel. A list of countries considered high-risk can be found at https://www.gov.il/en/Departments/DynamicCollectors/green-red-countries?skip=0&country_status_id=5

Quarantine

Quarantine required - Travelers are required to quarantine prior or after entering this destination
Travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. This can be shortened to 10 days if two PCR tests are completed with a negative result, on arrival and on the 9th day of isolation. Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from isolation. Recovered travelers must be registered in the Israeli Ministry of Health recovered patients database, and should provide a certificate as proof of recovery. Travelers who have visited a high-risk country within 14 days prior to arrival will need to complete the isolation period at an accommodation allocated by the State of Israel. There are no exemptions for vaccinated or recovered travelers. A list of countries considered high-risk can be found at https://www.gov.il/en/Departments/DynamicCollectors/green-red-countries?skip=0&country_status_id=5

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure.

Additional documentation

Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
All foreign travelers must complete an online 'passenger clearance form' within 24 hours before departure.

Todays Local Summary for "Israel"

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is partially operational with limits to capacity in place. When possible, tickets should be bought and validated in advance as they will not be issued by the driver.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with limits to capacity in place. Indoor dining is only allowed for 'green pass holders'.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with limits to capacity in place. Indoor seating is only allowed for 'green pass holders'.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses remain closed in lockdown zones.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to Israel?

Travel to Israel is partially allowed from United Kingdom. Measures in place: exceptional travel, vaccinated traveler exceptions, quarantine required, test/medical certificate required and additional documents required.

What is the COVID risk level in Israel?

COVID-19 transmission is extreme in Israel. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.

Is public transport running in Israel?

Public transportation is partially operational with limits to capacity in place. When possible, tickets should be bought and validated in advance as they will not be issued by the driver.

Do I have to wear a mask in Israel?

Face masks are required.

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