Following the current surge of COVID-19, guidance for international travelers changes with global and domestic infection rates
Leaving IsraelIsraeli citizens and residents are banned from leaving Israel to a country on the red list
Entry to Israel: IsraelisIsraeli citizens may be granted entry to Israel even if unvaccinated or non-infected.
Entry to Israel: Non-Israeli CitizensAll the information on entry to Israel of non-Israeli citizens
Isolation for Non Israeli Confirmed COVID-19 CasesWhat cases must go into isolation and for how long? Information on isolation upon arrival in Israel
CruiseGuidelines for boarding a cruise departing from Israel and for boarding a cruise the next destination of which is Israel
There is no need to fill out an exit statement, except for passengers on a cruise that departs from and returns to Israel.
Before leaving Israel
1. Check the policy at your destination
It is your responsibility to inquire about the border policy at your destination and requirements regarding the arrival of foreign nationals, in matters such as pre-arrival COVID tests, arrival statement forms, restrictions regarding the validly of a vaccine or recovery, documentation of your vaccination or recovery status (COVID certificates) and isolation requirements.
Countries that can verify Israeli COVID certificates
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases will not be able to board a flight.
If you have been confirmed to COVID and have not yet recovered according to the protocol in Israel and in the country to which the flight departs - do not board the flight.
COVID testing before leaving Israel
If according to the policy of the destination country, you will be required to perform a PCR test or a supervised rapid test before the flight or before departure at the border crossing - You can make an appointment in one of the approved hospitals that provide private COVID-19 testing or in any other approved facility that provides pre-flight testing.
Please note that the result certificate is in English and includes your full name in English identical to the name printed in your passport, and your passport number.
2. 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 or border crossing - will not be allowed to leave Israel and will be subject to penalty according to law.