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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


PCR In Jerusalem :

Beit hadfus  givat shaul                  100 shekel

Mada via Ichilov.simple-sites.co.il    135 shekel

Refuit  romema                              170 shekel

Ichud hatzalah          romema         269 shekel
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Form to request to get out of Bidud
https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/QuarantineExceptionExit%40health.gov.il?

List of Serological testing sites.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lF14LuxDKrwPCUc2ZdMbhHoplTQcaQmfS02I4GsnGlI/edit

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Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 219013 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3460 on: June 15, 2021, 09:44:30 AM »
Game changer for foreigners


הם מבינים מהר כשמסבירים להם לאט.

LONG overdue.
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3461 on: June 15, 2021, 09:51:23 AM »
הם מבינים מהר כשמסבירים להם לאט.

LONG overdue.
Better late than never, I guess  ::)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3462 on: June 15, 2021, 10:11:40 AM »
Game changer for foreigners

Will it be instant or lab test?
Any time frame?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3463 on: June 15, 2021, 10:25:48 AM »
Will it be instant or lab test?
Any time frame?
I would be very surprised if instant. Instant anything never took off here, not even regular covid tests that were touted for vacation spots and old age homes.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3464 on: June 15, 2021, 12:02:11 PM »
Game changer for foreigners

goes into effect, when?????

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3465 on: June 15, 2021, 12:03:01 PM »
goes into effect, when?????
Too soon to tell - hopefully shortly. Likely a few days to sort it out, IMHO

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3466 on: June 15, 2021, 01:21:21 PM »
I've seen all bloggers publishing this but do we care? I mean one should still book through check2fly, same price etc. Or am I missing something?
The airport website says that you can get a refund from check2fly. https://www.iaa.gov.il/airports/ben-gurion/notifications-and-updates/#noteid-14864
With the new company there is no info readily available on their website. Just make sure you're ready to sing as you must start off on their sing-in page. https://testngo.femi.com/he/sing-in
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3467 on: June 15, 2021, 01:24:14 PM »
Yes but there are huge lines because its cheap and many people in Israel mistakenly interpret a test before departure to mean at the airport
We did slow tests at the drive-thru on Sunday. We live not far from the airport so the savings for 2 passengers was certainly worth the trip. The line was just a few minutes (appointment required). Their website said results are up to 17 hours and in person they told us 14 hours. We had results in under 3 hours.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3468 on: June 15, 2021, 01:28:03 PM »
Game changer for foreigners


Is this saying they will have serology tests available at the airport when arriving?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3469 on: June 15, 2021, 01:29:57 PM »
Is this saying they will have serology tests available at the airport when arriving?
Yes.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3470 on: June 15, 2021, 01:40:13 PM »
We did slow tests at the drive-thru on Sunday. We live not far from the airport so the savings for 2 passengers was certainly worth the trip. The line was just a few minutes (appointment required). Their website said results are up to 17 hours and in person they told us 14 hours. We had results in under 3 hours.

I've had similar experience in the past, though back then results took more like 6 hours IIRC.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3471 on: June 15, 2021, 01:47:45 PM »
Looked like she verified name, DOB and test date.
lol!
im sure u spelled your name right

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3472 on: June 15, 2021, 02:07:08 PM »
lol!
im sure u spelled your name right

You'll be surprised how many things can be missed. I doubt anyone notices all the little details I updated...
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3473 on: June 15, 2021, 02:19:34 PM »
We did slow tests at the drive-thru on Sunday. We live not far from the airport so the savings for 2 passengers was certainly worth the trip. The line was just a few minutes (appointment required). Their website said results are up to 17 hours and in person they told us 14 hours. We had results in under 3 hours.
The drive through is great - but in my experience the slots sell out fast

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3474 on: June 15, 2021, 02:23:06 PM »
The drive through is great - but in my experience the slots sell out fast
We first checked the in-terminal appointments and they were no better. I imagine before June 1st it was probably altogether better as it was possible for us Israelis to do tests for free at our local kupat cholim.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3475 on: June 15, 2021, 02:29:44 PM »
Does it make sense to book appointment now for check2fly for the end of the month?
Do appointments get booked up? They claim I can cancel any time online before taking the test - is that actually true?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3476 on: June 15, 2021, 02:54:14 PM »
How long after the 2nd Pfizer shot does one need to wait in order to get into Israel?
How long after the J&J shot?
Thanks.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3477 on: June 15, 2021, 03:01:37 PM »
How long after the 2nd Pfizer shot does one need to wait in order to get into Israel?
How long after the J&J shot?
Thanks.
Officially, the required wait time which is 2 weeks, iirc.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3478 on: June 15, 2021, 03:04:36 PM »
Officially, the required wait time which is 2 weeks, iirc.
Anywhere I can confirm that? (It makes a difference.)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #3479 on: June 15, 2021, 07:55:24 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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