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Foreigners with first degree relatives
https://embassies.gov.il/new-york/ConsularServices/Pages/COVID19PERMITS.aspx



List of required documents and proofs:
A. Photocopy of a passport or Teudat Zehut/Toshav of the first-degree relative residing in Israel
B. Photocopy of passports of all visitors
C. Proof of family connection between the foreign visitor and the relative residing in Israel and a proof of connection between the foreign visitor and their spouse and children (Official documents such as birth certificate, marriage, etc. )
D. Completely filled out 'personal details' declaration and quarantine declaration, see below
G. Proof of health insurance valid in Israel throughout the visit with a clause covering COVID-19
H. Valid flight ticket to Israel
I. Certificate of recovery from COVID-19 or vaccination certificate for every visitor, for all ages


J. In case of a wedding event: Attach an proof of opening of a marriage file from the marriage bureaus in the religious councils or wedding registration from another alternative office + joint affidavit of the marrying couple signed before a notary public


https://embassies.gov.il/new-york-he/Documents/Website2020/Declaration_Pack.pdf

K. Once all files are collected, compress to one PDF file and click on the email address to generate your request: consular.services@newyork.mfa.gov.il



Good to Know;
have an israeli cell number will be easier to get out of isolation

you will need a PCR prior returingin to the states
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3080 on: May 05, 2021, 12:21:40 PM »
Good news (surprisingly early). Green Pass validity to be extended through December:

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3081 on: May 05, 2021, 12:24:20 PM »
Good news (surprisingly early). Green Pass validity to be extended through December:


Great news. Mine was initially valid through end of July, so I'm definitely happy it's being extended

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3082 on: May 05, 2021, 01:35:53 PM »
If not, do you know who/where the cheapest possible private option with the fastest results?

Spoken like a true Jew. Wants the fastest AND the cheapest PRIVATE service.

Call Asaf Harofe during Israeli business hours and find out what they offer. I believe I posted earlier the number for Itzik Benjamin from BB. I think he charges ILS 500 for a home visit if it's relatively local. Might do for less if you come to him. I'm sure there are plenty more.

Regarding the letter, would they give me one if I don抰 have any first degree relatives in Israel, but am Israeli, without an Israeli passport?

Contact the Israeli consulate and tell them your situation. See what they say. They might say apply for a passport, but since there's probably no time maybe they'll issue a temporary Laissez-Passer or give you some kind of a letter.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3083 on: May 05, 2021, 02:07:28 PM »
Great news. Mine was initially valid through end of July, so I'm definitely happy it's being extended
But from the letter it seems that only vaccine was extended not recovered patients

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3084 on: May 05, 2021, 02:39:07 PM »
But from the letter it seems that only vaccine was extended not recovered patients

Not necessarily. It seems to address those that were issued until (through the end of) June, asking that they are extended until (presumably the end of, but you can count on these professors to be unable to write clearly) December.

The letter is addressed to the IT department, so presumably, we should be able to find out rather quickly, but trying to get a new Green Pass issued.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3085 on: May 05, 2021, 03:07:54 PM »
You will need a PCR negative covid test within 72 hours of arriving
where is the best place to get this done ?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3086 on: May 05, 2021, 03:19:40 PM »
where is the best place to get this done ?

Currently, the cheapest place is at the airport. Results in about 12 hours. Though it needs to be up to 3 days prior to departure (not arrival in the US) even if that's more than 72 hours.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3087 on: May 05, 2021, 03:23:51 PM »
This is just wrong. This is how the process gets messed up for honest travellers.

You are entitled to your opinion.

I haven't seen any evidence to back your claim of the process getting messed up. It's a busy-body bureaucratic process. No one really cares about any science.

A faulty process is designed to get messed up by design.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3088 on: May 05, 2021, 03:36:29 PM »
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3089 on: May 05, 2021, 05:56:11 PM »
Fill out and print the following entry declaration for each traveler. Click here to enter the entry declaration page
Fill out and print the following Self Isolation declaration for each traveler. Click here to enter the Self Isolation declaration page


How long before a flight are you supposed to fill these out? I am traveling on a Motzei Shabbos, so when should I fill them out

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3090 on: May 05, 2021, 06:17:55 PM »
Fill out and print the following entry declaration for each traveler. Click here to enter the entry declaration page
Fill out and print the following Self Isolation declaration for each traveler. Click here to enter the Self Isolation declaration page


How long before a flight are you supposed to fill these out? I am traveling on a Motzei Shabbos, so when should I fill them out
Within 24h I believe
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3091 on: May 05, 2021, 06:47:21 PM »
Green Pass validity to be extended through December:

Told you so
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3092 on: May 05, 2021, 07:54:09 PM »
Told you so
Indeed you did.

The weird thing is (because it just reveals how arbitrary and non-science based the rules are) that it's now going to be a universal date for everyone, regardless of date of infection or vaccination, or of any antibody level or anything else.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3093 on: May 05, 2021, 08:16:41 PM »
Currently, the cheapest place is at the airport. Results in about 12 hours. Though it needs to be up to 3 days prior to departure (not arrival in the US) even if that's more than 72 hours.
this means ill have to go to the airport 12 hrs prior to check in or go and come back, is there a local place in Jerusalem where i can get same or nest day results?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3094 on: May 05, 2021, 08:30:07 PM »
Within 24h I believe

But since my flight is Motzei Shabbos, I would either need to fill it out 30 hours before flight, or 3 hours before. Which would they prefer?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3095 on: May 05, 2021, 09:55:15 PM »
The list has proof of recovery, how did I show this? Will positive and negative test do it?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3096 on: May 05, 2021, 10:00:13 PM »
But since my flight is Motzei Shabbos, I would either need to fill it out 30 hours before flight, or 3 hours before. Which would they prefer?
Can be done at the airport during check-in.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3097 on: May 05, 2021, 10:04:32 PM »
The list has proof of recovery, how did I show this? Will positive and negative test do it?

No. Must get antibody test in Israel.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3098 on: May 05, 2021, 10:54:26 PM »
this means ill have to go to the airport 12 hrs prior to check in or go and come back, is there a local place in Jerusalem where i can get same or nest day results?

I am sure there are, but I'm not the person to ask about that. Haven't been to Jerusalem in quite a few years. Definitely not since Covid-19 hit.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3099 on: May 05, 2021, 11:59:07 PM »
The weird thing is (because it just reveals how arbitrary and non-science based the rules are) that it's now going to be a universal date for everyone, regardless of date of infection or vaccination, or of any antibody level or anything else.

I agree, because we know that reinfections do happen (albeit rarely) and that antibodies wane in some recovered patients. Then again, we likely don抰 have enough data to handle this optimally.