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
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, at least 10 days after the first positive test was conducted, and a positive result is confirmed.
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 required - Travelers are required to quarantine before or after entering this destination
Travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. This can be shortened if two PCR tests are completed with a negative result, on arrival and on the seventh day of isolation.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 in Israel are exempt from isolation if a serological test is taken, at least 10 days after the first positive test was conducted, and a positive result is confirmed.
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 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. This document can be in English as long as the traveler's passport number is stated on the document.
Testing on arrival - Testing is conducted on arrival to this destination
A PCR test will be administered on arrival and isolation is required until a negative result is confirmed. If a positive result is received, travelers must follow the instructions of health officials.
Additional documents required - There is additional documentation required to travel between these two locations
Travelers must complete an 'entry statement' form within 24 hours prior to departure. The PCR test to be taken on arrival must also be paid during this process.
Foreign travelers are required to have an 'Entry permit' issued by the Population and Immigration Authority to be able to enter Israel. Further information can be found at https://www.gov.il/en/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020