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
Permission to Travel to a Country on the Red List
Travel from Israel to a country on the red list is forbidden for Israeli citizens and for permanent residents of Israel.
This guidance does not apply in the following cases:
- Those who are neither Israeli citizens nor permanent residents in Israel
- International delegates
- Israeli emissaries leaving Israel as part of their duties, with the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Director General.
- Air crew leaving Israel as part of their duties who carry an air crew certificate
- Departure from Israel in order to attend to essential needs pertaining to the State of Israel's foreign relations or security, with the approval of the Director Generals of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense or the Prime Minister's Office.
- Journalists and media personnel leaving Israel as part of their duties.
- Stopping in a country on the red list as part of a connecting flight, on the condition that travelers do not leave the airport perimeter and stay within the airport for less than 12 hours.
In the following cases, it will be possible to depart to a country on the red list, if clearance is given by the Exceptions Committee:
- Departure to a permanent resident outside Israeli territories – travelers are required to submit a statement and supporting documents.
- Departure for purposes of an exceptional humanitarian or essential need, such as:
- International travel for purposes of an essential medical procedure that cannot be postponed both for the person who requires said procedure and his or her caregiver (in case of a minor, both the minor's parents or a parent and another first degree relative may depart).
- Attending the funeral of a first degree relative
- Departure of professional athletes for purposes of participating in a match, as well as the departure of a companion whose departure is required for their participation in the match, with the approval of the Ministry of Culture and Sport's Director General.
- Official emissaries by the national institutes, whose names have been communicated to the Exceptions Committee in advance by the Ministry of Aliyah and Integration.
After receiving the clearance for departure, you are required to follow the guidance for departure from Israel: