Israel Reopens for Tourists on November 1, 2021 – Covid-19 rules
Entry for vaccinated / recovered foreign residents (who are not permanent residents of Israel) to Israel for tourism purposes is permitted under the Israel Enter Rules for Vaccinated Tourists. Foreign residents whose status does not meet these conditions will not be able to enter Israel, except by submitting an application to the Commission on Special Cases and receiving a special permit to enter.
All of the following also applies to tourists who are supposed to come for medical treatment in Israel. Only in case of observing all these entry requirements when crossing the border, they will be admitted to Israeli hospitals for doctors’ consultations, diagnostics and treatment.
The following vaccines are approved in Israel (WHO approved list):
• Pfizer – 2 or 3 doses
• Modern – 2 doses
• Johnson & Johnson – 1 dose
• Astra Zeneca – 2 doses
• Sinopharm – 2 doses
• Sinovac – 2 doses
• SputniK-V, Following the reservations set forth in Section 3.4 below.
- Requrement for tourtists in Israel November 2021 page 1
- Requrement for tourtists in Israel November 2021 page 2
- Requrement for tourtists in Israel November 2021 page 3
For tourists from EU countries:
♦ When entering Israel and crossing the border, tourists from EU countries including those who come for medical treatment in Israel must undergo a PCR test for covid, after which they are allowed to leave the airport and go to their place of stay, where they must quarantine for 24 hours. Upon receiving a negative result or after 24 hours, whichever comes first, tourists can leave the quarantine. In addition, the health declaration of tourists from EU countries will be checked by the EU authorities and the Green Pass will be issued automatically.
For tourists from other countries:
♦ When entering Israel and crossing the border, tourists from other countries including those who come for medical treatment in Israel must undergo a serological test, after which they leave the airport and go to their place of stay in the country, where they must quarantine within 24 hours. Upon receiving a negative result or after 24 hours, whichever comes first, tourists can leave the quarantine. In case of a positive serological test result, tourists must remain in quarantine. After October 17, tourists with a negative test result will be issued a Green Pass (the system will be ready by this time).
Please Note! The rules for entering Israel described above are provided as a service for foreign patients, and they may change from time to time.
You can get full official information on this issue yourself on the website of the Israeli Ministry of Health ⇒ https://corona.health.gov.il/en/directives/air-travel-covid19-green/?tab=by-air