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Link to form that needs to be filled out within 48 hours of flight to Israel

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 720130 times)

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6480 on: March 30, 2022, 03:02:52 PM »
from tlv-nyc under 2 years old does not need covid test, correct?
Correct

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6481 on: March 30, 2022, 03:57:33 PM »
DD reporting it took 1:40 for just the pre checkin security line.
She says that after that there were not really any lines
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6482 on: March 30, 2022, 04:22:53 PM »
She says that after that there were not really any lines
is it 1 pre check security line for all airlines? or we still have the Elal line A (when you enter to the right), and then section B C D

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6484 on: March 30, 2022, 06:05:40 PM »
DO they need covid health insurance? is that something that is even checked?
When I flew last week nobody asked to see it.  They only wanted to see the PCR and health declaration form.  Some of my relatives didn't even bother with the health insurance and nobody asked for it

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6485 on: March 30, 2022, 06:07:32 PM »
is it 1 pre check security line for all airlines? or we still have the Elal line A (when you enter to the right), and then section B C D
From Ben Gurion it's for all airlines, including El Al.  El Al only have separate security out of Israel

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6487 on: March 30, 2022, 09:09:11 PM »
When I flew last week nobody asked to see it.  They only wanted to see the PCR and health declaration form.  Some of my relatives didn't even bother with the health insurance and nobody asked for it
ok so Iím getting the sense they do not check for health insurance from several posters here. What is the health declaration form youíre referring to? The green pass?
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6488 on: March 30, 2022, 09:39:49 PM »
ok so Iím getting the sense they do not check for health insurance from several posters here. What is the health declaration form youíre referring to? The green pass?

This..

https://corona.health.gov.il/en/flights/

fill out within 48 hours of your flight

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6489 on: March 30, 2022, 10:45:56 PM »
Absolute bedlam, line out the door as soon as you walk in. Friend nearly missed his *delayed* flight after arriving 3 hours before departure.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6490 on: March 30, 2022, 10:57:24 PM »
Absolute bedlam, line out the door as soon as you walk in. Friend nearly missed his *delayed* flight after arriving 3 hours before departure.
bedlam where? Ben Gurion ?
Does anyone know if early morning arrivals are less hectic than mid day arrivals? Just hoping I donít arrive to the craziness as others are (landing 3am approx- couple weeks)
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6491 on: March 30, 2022, 10:58:07 PM »


5 AM..
bedlam where? Ben Gurion ?
Does anyone know if early morning arrivals are less hectic than mid day arrivals? Just hoping I donít arrive to the craziness as others are (landing 3am approx- couple weeks)
Arrivals are fine, bedlam is by departures.
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6492 on: March 30, 2022, 10:59:35 PM »


5 AM..Arrivals are fine, bedlam is by departures.
wow wow ok good to know
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6493 on: March 30, 2022, 11:32:19 PM »
Absolute bedlam, line out the door as soon as you walk in. Friend nearly missed his *delayed* flight after arriving 3 hours before departure.
Wonder if bedlam is at certain times.
What time of day did you get there?
My flight out is 5am

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« Reply #6494 on: March 30, 2022, 11:48:15 PM »
Absolute bedlam, line out the door as soon as you walk in. Friend nearly missed his *delayed* flight after arriving 3 hours before departure.
It's complete madness.

I flew last week without checked suitcase so I went to the dedicated security line in area W.
Altogether it must have taken me 80mn, for what used to take me 20mn.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6495 on: March 30, 2022, 11:50:00 PM »
Is the issue less workers than normal, vastly increased pax numbers, some new inefficiency in the process, something else, or a combination of the above?

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6496 on: March 30, 2022, 11:58:35 PM »
Wonder if bedlam is at certain times.
What time of day did you get there?
My flight out is 5am
True for a 4:50 AM and 10:30 AM flight
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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6497 on: March 31, 2022, 12:01:07 AM »
Is the issue less workers than normal, vastly increased pax numbers, some new inefficiency in the process, something else, or a combination of the above?
Increased traffic combined with less agents doing more work (think of all the COVID forms needed to be checked, and in many cases ppl show up without all the forms so it blocks the line).

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6498 on: March 31, 2022, 09:36:35 AM »
Data point: My son flew out of TLV yesterday. His flight departed at 6:35 am. He went to the airport with some other bochurim with earlier flights, so he arrived at 2:45 am, about as middle of the night as you can get.

He said it was still a balagan, and it took him about 80 minutes to clear security. He did mention that they were asking if anyone was at risk of missing a flight and moved those people to the front of the line, but I would not count on that being the daily practice.

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Re: Israel And Ben Gurion COVID-19 Reopening Master Thread
« Reply #6499 on: March 31, 2022, 11:24:00 AM »
What about using a VIP service, does that help now?