Leaving by AirIsraeli citizens and residents are banned from leaving Israel to a country on the red list
Leaving by Land & SeaAll travel to a country on the red list by Israeli citizens and residents is banned
Testing Travelers Leaving IsraelTo leave Israel you need to make an appointment for a PCR test in one of the hospitals approved for private COVID testing, or any other approved facility.
Permission to Travel to a Country on the Red ListTraveling from Israel to a country on the red list is banned for Israeli citizens and permanent residents of Israel.
Entry of Israeli Citizens by AirIsraeli citizens may be granted entry to Israel even if unvaccinated or non-recovered.
Entry of Non-Israeli Citizens by AirAll the information on entry to Israel of non-Israeli citizens
Entry by Land & SeaIsraeli citizens may be granted entry to Israel even if unvaccinated or non-infected.
Mandatory IsolationWhat cases must isolation and for how long? Information on isolation upon arrival in Israel
Recognition of Israeli COVID Certificates by Other CountriesThe countries that permit entry and access to facilities that must comply with local green pass requirements on the basis of an Israeli COVID certificate, and subject to local policies
Recognition of Non-Israeli COVID Certificates by IsraelThe countries that issue verifiable digital vaccination and recovery certificates, and holders can request a green pass in Israel
Entry by Land & Sea
Guidance for arriving travelers
1. Take a PCR test in the 72 hours before arrival in Israel or a rapid (antigen) test in the 24 hours before arrival in Israel as administered by professional samplers (not by home test kits).
You must present an official document attesting that the test result is negative. Tests of any other kind will not be acceptable.
The following are exempt from the pre-arrival PCR test or the rapid test before arrival:
- Those who stayed outside Israeli territories for less than 72 hours.
- Those who recovered from COVID-19 and present before arrival a positive result on a PCR test taken before less than 3 months, on the condition that at least 8 days passed from the date of the test.
Humanitarian cases or if access to testing is limited: you can petition the Exceptions Committee to be permitted to enter Israel without a PCR test
2. Fill out the entry statement form in the 48 hours before arrival in Israel and as early as possible.
You must fill out your personal information and details of those traveling with you, a health statement, information on vaccines administered or recovery and isolation accommodation.
Upon completing the form, you will receive a link to prepayment for the PCR test that you will take upon arrival in Israel, in addition to the test taken before arrival in Israel.
You may also make a prepayment on the website of Sheba Target Company or in the border crossing itself.
1. Upon arrival in Israel, confirmation attesting to the completion of the entry statement form.
You can present a digital copy of the confirmation. You are not required to print it.
Additionally, present one of the following documents:
- Negative result on a PCR test taken in the 72 hours before arrival in Israel.
- Negative result on a rapid test taken in the 24 hours before arrival in Israel by professional samplers (not by home test kits).
- Positive result on a PCR test that you took in the 3 months before arrival in Israel, on the condition that at least 8 days have passed since the date of the test.
- Clearance by the Exceptions Committee for arrival in Israel without a PCR test.
2. You are required to take a PCR test at the border crossing. This test is in addition to the paid test taken before arrival in Israel and is mandatory, no exemptions.
Border crossings where PCR tests are administered are Allenby Bridge, Taba, the Jordan River and Rabin.