Our Israel Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Israel’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Israel.
All citizens of the countries listed below who possess a valid national and official passport are granted an automatic 90-day visa upon arrival. Most of these visas are free, with an asterisk denoting the countries that must pay. The fee and application must be processed at your country’s Israeli embassy.
Botswana, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, and Swaziland
Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates
Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Man and Canal Islands, Moldova*(only with a biometric passport), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia(Requires Multi-factor Authentication), San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom
Canada, and the United States of America
Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu
South & Central America
Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines*, Surinam, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay
Entry into Israel
No longer is it necessary to complete the Israel Entry Form.
Anyone (of any age) who experiences symptoms of illness within 10 days of their arrival in Israel is required to have a PCR test. Unlike antigen tests, PCR tests can detect newly introduced variations in Israel.
Who may sit for the exam?
Those who have presented one of the following documents within the past 20 days: a flight ticket, cruise ticket, or confirmation of payment of a land travel cost. Those over the age of 30 may take a PCR test without producing one of the documents listed above. Do not board a plane or ship to Israel if you have tested positive for COVID-19 and have not yet recovered in line with Israeli policy and the protocol of your country of origin.
Currently, the Israel Entry Form is not required, nor is a recovery or vaccination certificate or a negative COVID-19 test result required in order to enter Israel. However, these are the requirements established by the Israeli Ministry of Health; you should also verify the airline or cruise line’s guidelines.
There is a criteria for travellers wanting to travel to Israel. It is important to follow this criteria and provide all relevant documents needed in order to travel. The criteria is listed below.
A passport valid for at least six months upon entry, with two visa pages remaining vacant.
Evidence of adequate funds, such as bank statements or cash.
Evidence of onward and return flight tickets.
Documents proving the reason of the journey.
If required, a visa for the following destination.
From application to delivery, it typically takes three weeks for applicants to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and two to three weeks for applicants to the Branch Office in Tel Aviv. We strongly advise you to apply well in advance of your trip to ensure sufficient time for document delivery.
Applicants to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem typically wait three weeks for delivery, while applicants to the Branch Office in Tel Aviv wait between two and three weeks. We strongly advise you to submit your application well in advance of your trip to allow for document delivery.
Who can visit Israel without a visa?
Residents from the following Countries do not require a visa when travelling to Israel. Any Countries not on this list will require a visa before entering.