Following the current surge of COVID-19, guidance for international travelers changes with global and domestic infection rates
Entry to IsraelIsraeli citizens may be granted entry to Israel even if unvaccinated or non-infected.
Leaving IsraelIsraeli citizens and residents are banned from leaving Israel to a country on the red list
Isolation for Non-Israeli Confirmed COVID-19 CasesWhat cases must go into isolation and for how long? Information on isolation upon arrival in Israel
Entry to Israel
Please note: It is kindly requested that anyone (of any age) who feels sick within 10 days of arriving in Israel undergo a PCR test. PCR tests, as opposed to antigen testing, can find newly imported variants in Israel.
Who can take the test?
Those who present one of the following documents:
- Flight ticket
- Cruise ticket
- Confirmation of payment of fees for leaving Israel (via a land border crossing) within the past 20 days
People aged 30 and older, can take PCR tests without presenting of one of these documents.
Where can you get tested?
At the Home Front Command testing compounds or the HMOs.
Map of COVID-19 testing centers >
Tests are free of charge.
Before entering Israel
- Presenting a recovery certificate or vaccination certificate, or taking a COVID-19 test, is not required upon entry to Israel as of today. These instructions are in accordance with the standards set by the Israeli Ministry of Health, however, you should also check with the airline or cruise line you are using.
- You should not board the flight or cruise if you were confirmed with COVID-19 and have not yet recovered in accordance with Israeli protocol and the protocol of your destination country.
- Fill out the form for entry to Israel within 10 days before your flight to Israel, before your cruise to Israel or before arriving in an Israeli land border crossing.
• Fill out your personal information and details of those traveling with you, as well as information about the countries you visited in the past week before entering Israel.
• You must present the confirmation of filling out the form before your flight to Israel, before departing a cruise to Israel, or before land border crossing to Israel.
Both a digital and a physical copy can be presented.
The confirmation must be kept until after the crossing in the border control in Israel, and should be available for inspection if necessary.
- In addition to filling out the form for entry to Israel, non-Israeli citizens must comply with Israel's general entry policy of the Population and Immigration Authority.
Detailed instructions on entering Israel for non-Israelis from the Population and Immigration Authority website >
- See the Population and Immigration Authority website for details on the mandatory health insurance needed to enter Israel.
- If a non-Israeli is confirmed with COVID-19 during their stay in Israel, they must adhere to the isolation guidance for non-Israelis.
Currently, entry to Israel does not legally require isolation.