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Accordingly, the FINAL criteria For entering Israel are as follows - you must meet ONE of these conditions in order to enter Israel:

1. Vaccinated within 180 days of the trip with either a second vaccine or a booster and it must be at least 14 days after the shot.

2. Recovered within 180 days of the trip with DIGITAL proof of a positive PCR result and more than 11 days have passed since the positive result. This type of proof only exists in the EU. The UK will likely have it as well.

3. Recovered anytime Ė even more than 180 days before the trip - with DIGITAL proof of positive PCR result AND vaccinated with at least one dose within 180 days of the trip. Again at the moment the digital proof only exists in the EU and possibly the UK shortly.

Your vaccination or recovery CANNOT expire while in Israel, which means you may not be in Israel more than 180 days after your vaccine or recovery have expired.

CONSEQUENCES FOR VIOLATING THE TERMS OF ENTRY: VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE ABOVE CRITERIA CAN MEAN SANCTIONS INCLUDING BARRING YOUR ENTRY TO ISRAEL FOR 5 YEARS.

Link to pay for the Covid test that you'll take upon arrival in TLV

Author Topic: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread  (Read 718221 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6460 on: March 29, 2022, 04:13:47 PM »
Starting from 30.3.2022 the cost of PCR tests for those entering Israel through Ben Gurion Airport will be updated: 79 ILS for those paying at the airport, or 63 ILS for those paying in advance through the link they received when filling out the entry statement to Israel.
For those arriving after 30.3.2022, it is recommended to wait with the payment until this date. Those who pay according to the old rate and land after the 30.3.2022 - will be automatically exonerated within 10 business days by the Pemi company.

https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/arriving-foreign-nationals/

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6461 on: March 29, 2022, 04:29:10 PM »
can i do the security check 7 hours before my flight and then come back later to do check-in?
If flying Elal, yes at certain hours (incl check in and BP)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6463 on: March 29, 2022, 05:10:21 PM »
If flying Elal, yes at certain hours (incl check in and BP)

https://passportnews.co.il/אל-על-ורשת-שירות-טרום-טיסה/

השירות בשלב זה ללא עלות, לבעלי דרכון ישראלי בלבד.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6464 on: March 29, 2022, 05:19:50 PM »
My son is flying back TLV-LHR-JFK this week. Just to confirm, other than getting a negative Covid test the day before departure (and showing up extra early and clearing security before going to check-in), is there anything else he needs to do Covid-related or otherwise? And any recommendations for an efficient and cheap Covid testing place near Geulah/Meah Shearim?

Terem on sarei yisroel/yaffo is open 24 hours and results are fast, I recommend waiting for results to be sure, it's 50 nis

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6465 on: March 29, 2022, 06:38:13 PM »
@njmacman
When I was in TLV the other week I was told that there are no more rapid tests at the airport.
Call Ichud Hatzalah. You can arrange for them to come to you if you are a group.
Thanks.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6466 on: March 29, 2022, 08:15:27 PM »
sorry for the brevity but i dont have time to read the posts. A relative was niftar and the family is flying tomorrow on united to TLV from ewr and Im dealing with all the logistics. What are the requirements for landing in Israel? Can they take PCR tests at the airport? They are going straight from the plane to the levaya.  And pre flight - they need PCRs and to fill out the entry form. Is there anything I'm missing? DO they need travel insurance that covers COVID?

TIA

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6467 on: March 29, 2022, 08:36:28 PM »
sorry for the brevity but i dont have time to read the posts. A relative was niftar and the family is flying tomorrow on united to TLV from ewr and Im dealing with all the logistics. What are the requirements for landing in Israel? Can they take PCR tests at the airport? They are going straight from the plane to the levaya.  And pre flight - they need PCRs and to fill out the entry form. Is there anything I'm missing? DO they need travel insurance that covers COVID?

TIA

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This link has all the information youíre asking spelled out, broken down for Israeli citizens and non-citizens (you didnít specify whether the passenger is or isnít a citizen, if they arenít a citizen, most of the requirements you listed likely apply)
https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/arriving-foreign-nationals/

From what Iím reading, barring a few exceptions listed there, any arriving passenger (citizen or not) officially has to isolate upon arrival for 24 hours or until their test-upon-arrival result comes back.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6468 on: March 29, 2022, 09:13:55 PM »
@gubevo18

This link has all the information youíre asking spelled out, broken down for Israeli citizens and non-citizens (you didnít specify whether the passenger is or isnít a citizen, if they arenít a citizen, most of the requirements you listed likely apply)
https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/arriving-foreign-nationals/

From what Iím reading, barring a few exceptions listed there, any arriving passenger (citizen or not) officially has to isolate upon arrival for 24 hours or until their test-upon-arrival result comes back.
Thanks for sending that. Literally didn't have time to even google so much appreciated. Most are dual israeli citizens.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6469 on: March 29, 2022, 09:15:41 PM »
Thanks for sending that. Literally didn't have time to even google so much appreciated. Most are dual israeli citizens.
DO they need covid health insurance? is that something that is even checked?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6470 on: March 29, 2022, 09:19:14 PM »
@gubevo18

This link has all the information youíre asking spelled out, broken down for Israeli citizens and non-citizens (you didnít specify whether the passenger is or isnít a citizen, if they arenít a citizen, most of the requirements you listed likely apply)
https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/arriving-foreign-nationals/

From what Iím reading, barring a few exceptions listed there, any arriving passenger (citizen or not) officially has to isolate upon arrival for 24 hours or until their test-upon-arrival result comes back.
@AsherO it seems that if you are vaccinated and boosted abroad you don't need to isolate. is that the case?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6471 on: March 29, 2022, 09:19:34 PM »
DO they need covid health insurance? is that something that is even checked?

Not sure when theyíre traveling but maybe Chaim Vechessed can help you navigate this. Perhaps they have connections in Israel that can help the passengers get processed quickly and efficiently.

https://chaimvchessed.com/
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6472 on: March 29, 2022, 09:20:23 PM »
@AsherO it seems that if you are vaccinated and boosted abroad you don't need to isolate. is that the case?


ngl, my reading-comprehension skills are likely poorer than yours, especially when it comes to things like this.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6473 on: March 29, 2022, 09:24:07 PM »
PCR results in 15 minutes from a provider open nighttime in Borough Park. Insurance accepted.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6474 on: March 29, 2022, 09:28:02 PM »
PCR results in 15 minutes from a provider open nighttime in Borough Park. Insurance accepted.

Ezra Medical Center

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6475 on: March 29, 2022, 09:47:22 PM »
DO they need covid health insurance? is that something that is even checked?






no they dont check for it

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6476 on: March 29, 2022, 11:03:35 PM »
DO they need covid health insurance? is that something that is even checked?

No one is checking, and if they do you could do it on the spot.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6477 on: March 30, 2022, 11:13:14 AM »
Just landed
Left the airport within an hour from landing

Prepaying for Covid test in advance didnít save much time
Nobody checked for health insurance
They checked for pcr prior to boarding

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6478 on: March 30, 2022, 02:53:41 PM »
from tlv-nyc under 2 years old does not need covid test, correct?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6479 on: March 30, 2022, 03:01:40 PM »
DD reporting it took 1:40 for just the pre checkin security line.
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