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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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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #540 on: November 14, 2020, 04:09:54 PM »
Does anyone have an educated guess when Israel will reopen for American tourism?

You'll need a Navi for that one.
No one has any idea.
Every guess is about as educated as flipping a coin.
The farther out you look the better the chances...

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #541 on: November 15, 2020, 11:12:59 AM »
Any indication when foreign nationals will be able to fly to Israel?

@Jweiss, welcome to DDF! I merged your post to the relevant topic in the COVID section of DDF. Your question has been discussed in this thread, read the recent posts for latest info.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #545 on: November 18, 2020, 12:37:23 PM »
Did we miss the announcement on a foreigners ban for December?
I have not seen it, but night have missed it.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #546 on: November 19, 2020, 02:06:40 AM »
any information on Israel allowing foreign residents to enter with a business permit??
Thanks
I flew this week from EWR and someone behind me on line had a business permit.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #548 on: November 19, 2020, 08:41:38 AM »
https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/relatives-of-new-immigrants-granted-permission-to-visit-israel-649460

Reading an article about Israeli COVID-19 related policy that starts with the words "there will be" is a total waste of time. I didn't go past the first sentence.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #549 on: November 30, 2020, 06:21:50 AM »
Israel extended its ban of non-Israeli citizens from entering the country until January 1, 2021, the Chaim V’Chessed organization announced on Monday.

Although Israelis and students with entry permits from educational institutions are permitted to enter Israel, students who are currently in Israel and wish to leave the country and then return must proceed with caution, as many students have had difficulty reentering.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #550 on: November 30, 2020, 06:56:58 AM »
Israel extended its ban of non-Israeli citizens from entering the country until January 1, 2021, the Chaim V’Chessed organization announced on Monday.

Although Israelis and students with entry permits from educational institutions are permitted to enter Israel, students who are currently in Israel and wish to leave the country and then return must proceed with caution, as many students have had difficulty reentering.
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #551 on: December 03, 2020, 11:43:59 PM »
There was a rumor that starting Dec 1st, you'll only need to quarantine for 10 days. Anyone knows if this is true?
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #552 on: December 04, 2020, 04:20:38 AM »
Yes if one gets a negative at the start of the 10 day period and at the nend

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #553 on: December 04, 2020, 04:21:45 AM »
Yes if one gets a negative at the start of the 10 day period and at the nend
Isn't that in order to reduce quarantine from 14 to 12 days?
Or they changed it to 10?

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #554 on: December 04, 2020, 04:56:05 AM »
I flew this week from EWR and someone behind me on line had a business permit.
There are people getting in with “business permits” etc. Know of some who went very recently. Depends on who you know plus.....

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #555 on: December 06, 2020, 02:16:04 AM »
Yes if one gets a negative at the start of the 10 day period and at the nend

How does this process work?

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #556 on: December 13, 2020, 07:43:34 AM »
To ppl arriving from red countries, effective on Tuesday morning, quarantine requirement shortened to 10 days, if ones gets a negative test on days 1 and 9.
 

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בהנחיית שר הבריאות יולי (יואל) אדלשטיין, ולאור המלצת גורמי המקצוע, החל מיום שלישי הקרוב , 15.12.20 בשעה 8:00 בבוקר, יקוצר הבידוד ל- 10 ימים בכפוף ל 2 בדיקות שליליות לנגיף קורונה. הראשונה עם הכניסה לבידוד והשניה ביום ה -9 ממועד החשיפה.
חשוב לציין שהפער המינימלי בין הבדיקה הראשונה לבדיקה השניה יהיה לפחות 24 שעות.
ניתן להיבדק לקורונה בקופות חולים בקביעת תור וללא הפניית רופא, כמו כן ניתן להיבדק במתחמי היבדק וסע.

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #557 on: December 13, 2020, 08:04:44 AM »
To ppl arriving from red countries, effective on Tuesday morning, quarantine requirement shortened to 10 days, if ones gets a negative test on days 1 and 9.
 

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בהנחיית שר הבריאות יולי (יואל) אדלשטיין, ולאור המלצת גורמי המקצוע, החל מיום שלישי הקרוב , 15.12.20 בשעה 8:00 בבוקר, יקוצר הבידוד ל- 10 ימים בכפוף ל 2 בדיקות שליליות לנגיף קורונה. הראשונה עם הכניסה לבידוד והשניה ביום ה -9 ממועד החשיפה.
חשוב לציין שהפער המינימלי בין הבדיקה הראשונה לבדיקה השניה יהיה לפחות 24 שעות.
ניתן להיבדק לקורונה בקופות חולים בקביעת תור וללא הפניית רופא, כמו כן ניתן להיבדק במתחמי היבדק וסע.

It's a tiny step in the right direction.

Adding an option for a negative test within 72 from flight, and then a negative upon arrival and another negative on day 5, would be a reasonable directive (obviously eliminating the suspension of the policy of accepting positive antibody tests as proof of prior infection, allowing exit from quarantine with a negative PCR test on arrival would be the right policy to implement).
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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #558 on: December 13, 2020, 08:13:29 AM »
It's a tiny step in the right direction.

Adding an option for a negative test within 72 from flight, and then a negative upon arrival and another negative on day 5, would be a reasonable directive (obviously eliminating the suspension of the policy of accepting positive antibody tests as proof of prior infection, allowing exit from quarantine with a negative PCR test on arrival would be the right policy to implement).
I agree.

Critical workers (essential healthcare personnel etc) can already be released from quarantine after day 5, following 2 negative tests. So I'm assuming we're heading there

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Re: Israel (Not) Reopening To Foreigners
« Reply #559 on: December 13, 2020, 09:58:08 AM »
I wonder how the quarantine rules will be affected by the upcoming elections. My recollection is that one must be in Israel to vote and that people fly in from out of the country to do so. If they need to quarantine for that it can change this metric. How will that affect Bibi's decision making regarding quarantine?
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