Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit. This does not apply to:
- nationals and residents of Israel;
- passengers with an authorization letter issued by the Population and Immigration Authority;
- passengers with an A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 visa;
- passengers with a B1, B3 or B4 visa if arriving from a country other than Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d'Ivoire, Denmark, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland (Rep.), Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, St. Helena, Sweden, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Zambia or Zimbabwe;
- passengers with a diplomatic passport.
1. Passengers with an A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, B3 or B4 visa must a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days and at most 180 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V.
2. All passengers – Israelis and Non-Israelis, travelling to Israel must fill out and submit the online an "Entry Statement" at most 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Israel at https://www.gov.il/en/service/request-entry-to-israel-covid19 . They will receive an electronic approval from the Ministry of Health and a Green Pass which must be presented before boarding.
3. All passengers must take a PCR test upon arrival in Israel. This requirement applies for all passengers, including vaccinated and recovered persons at their own expense. Payment of ILS 100 - can be made upon arrival. Or ILS 80 - in advance https://www.gov.il/en/service/request-entry-to-israel-covid19
4. Passengers who have been outside Israel for more than 72 hours entering or transiting through Israel must have one of the following:
- PCR test – conducted within 72 hours of the scheduled time of departure (from the first point of departure)
- Rapid Antigen test – conducted within 24 hours of the scheduled time of departure (from the first point of departure)
The test should be administrated by a certified sampler (not a home test kit) Only those with a negative test result will be permitted to board the flight. The test result must be in English and include the traveller’s passport detail
- a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
- a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
The test result must be in English and indicate the passport number.
- This does not apply to:
- passengers with a positive COVID-19 PCR test taken at least 11 days and at most 3 months before departure from the first embarkation point;
5. Passengers must have health insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Israel.
6. All passengers arriving in Israel from abroad must go into isolation. The duration of isolation is determined by the country the passenger arrives from, and his vaccination or recovery status.
Israeli citizens who visited a country on a red list in the last 14 days will be ordered to go into isolation in a managed isolation facility unless they are fully vaccinated and agreed to use electronic tracking when they filled the entry statement.
Vaccinated or recovered travelers coming to Israel who visit Azerbaijan must go into isolation until they receive negative PCR test result, which must be taken on the third day from entry to Israel (count the day of entry to Israel as the first day of isolation). Those who will not take a test on the third day will have to complete the full isolation length (14 days).
Unvaccinated or non-infected travelers (people who never contracted COVID-19) coming to Israel from a country on the orange list must complete full isolation length. (https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directives/air-travel-covid19-green/?tab=isolation )
8. The above requirements are provided by a third-party source and subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to - https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directives/air-travel-covid19-israel/ and https://corona.health.gov.il/en/country-status/