Visitors to Israel must obtain a visa
from one of the Israeli diplomatic missions unless they come from one of
the visa exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport that is valid for 6
months after the date of departure from Israel.
Visa policy map Visa exemption
Holders of normal passports of the following 96 jurisdictions do not
require a visa for Israel for a maximum stay of 3 months for tourism:
1 – German citizens born before January 1, 1928 need a visa which will be issued
for free if one was not a member of the Nazi party or involved in crimes
committed during the time of the Nazi Germany.2 – visa exemption does not
apply to official passport holders.3 – Russian official passport holders
require a visa and confirmation from the Israeli government.
Visa is not required for nationals of Egypt for stays up to 14 days if
entering through Taba and visiting up to Beersheba only.
Holders of Palestinian Authority passports can obtain their visa on
arrival in order to continue their journey to the Palestinian territories.
Holders of a confirmation issued by the Israeli Ministry of Interior, traveling
in a group of 10 or more, can obtain a visa on arrival.
Holders of official passports only of Azerbaijan, Benin, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Republic of the Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia,
Holy See, India, Madagascar, Nicaragua, Niger, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Togo,
Turkey, Venezuela and Vietnam do not require a visa.
=Israeli passport stamps=Visitors with passport stamp of Israel
are not allowed to enter a number of countries because of the Arab League
boycott of Israel. Some countries, e.g. Austria, Germany, and the USA allow
their citizens to hold two or more passports of the country to circumvent
such travel restrictions, but some countries also restrict or forbid the
holding of two passports of two different countries, i.e. dual
citizenship. It is also possible to get the stamp on a separate piece of paper.
Additionally, for the past several years, stamps have not been used, at
least at Ben Gurion airport. Instead, entry and departure records are printed
on small slips of paper, which include the name of the traveller, the photo
read from the epassport, the date, the visa status, and other details. The
slips also include a 2D barcode which is used as a gatepass to pass through the
gate out of the passport control hall. Confirmation required
Citizens of the following countries require a confirmation from Israeli
goverment before a visa is issued. See also
Israeli passport Israeli identity card
Visa requirements for Israeli citizens References
^ “Visa Information”. Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
^ “Visa”. Ministry of Tourism, Government of Israel. Retrieved 1
February 2014. ^ Tourist Visa Table
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^ Except for stays up to 14 days if entering through Taba and visiting up to
Beersheba only when visa is not required.
External links Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel