Following the current surge of COVID-19, guidance for international travelers changes with global and domestic infection rates

Leaving Israel

  1. There is no need to fill out an exit statement.

  2. Check the border policy at your destination, as well as the policy of the airline or cruise company:
    It is your responsibility to check the country's foreign national entry policies and requirements, as well as any airline or cruise company policies that may apply to you, before traveling abroad:

     Are COVID-19 tests required before arrival
     Completing forms
     Restrictions on the validity of vaccines or recovery
     Isolation requirement
     Proof of vaccination or recovery (COVID certificate)
    Countries that can validate an Israeli COVID certificate >

  3. COVID-19 testing before leaving Israel:
    If according to the policy of the destination country, the airline or cruise company, you will be required to perform a PCR test or an authorized antigen test before the flight, the cruise or before departure at the border crossing - You can make an appointment in one of the hospitals providing private COVID testing, or in any other approved facility that provides pre-flight testing.
    Note that the result document is in English, and that your full name, as printed on the passport, and passport number appear in English.

  4. If you were confirmed with COVID-19 and have not yet recovered according to the Israeli protocol and the protocol of the destination country – you should not board the flight or the cruise.

  5. Make sure that you are allowed to leave Israel:
    • If you do not know whether you are a confirmed case, or if you must stay in isolation, or whether you are prevented from leaving Israel, you should check the website of the Immigration and Population Authority.
    • Confirmed COVID-19 cases or individuals who are required to stay in isolation at the time of arrival at the airport, the seaport or land border crossing - will not be allowed to leave Israel and will be subject to penalty according to law.
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