1. People wishing to proceed to an Arab country
other than Egypt or Jordan after visiting Israel should make
certain their passport does not contain an Israeli visa or
stamp. However, persons permitted to stay in Israel for a
period of 3 months or more will be required to have an extension
stamped in their passport.
2. Previous nationals of Israel holding a
foreign passport must have written proof of having given up
Israeli identity, if not, they may be required to obtain a
new Israeli passport or renew their original one.
Passport valid for at least 6 months after date of departure
are required by everyone.
All nationals need a stamp on arrival.
Nationals of countries mentioned in the chart above do
not require a visa, except nationals of Germany and
Estonia if born before 1 January 1928, who will need a visa.
Visas are required by all except nationals of:
Trinidad & Tobago
Uruguay and Vanuatu
Micronesia (Federated States of)
St Kitts & Nevis
Central African Republic
Hong Kong (SAR)
passengers continuing their journey within 24 hours
by the same or 1st connecting aircraft, do not require a visa,
provided holding valid onward or return documentation and
not leaving the airport.
It is advised for travellers to check with nearest Consulate
(or Consular section at Embassy) for visa requirements before
travelling to Israel as requirements may vary for some nationals.
The cost of different
types of visa
Tourist / Entry:
£11 (cash only, or £12 for a postal order).
These fees are for United Kingdom nationals prices vary
according to nationality. Cruise ship passengers
visiting the country will be issued Landing Cards, allowing
them to remain in Israel for as long as the ship is in port.
No visa applications are required.
Conversions for the cost of visas:
£ 10 : US
£ 20 : US $36
£ 30 : US $55
£ 40 : US $73
£ 50 : US $91
60 : US $109
£ 70 : US $127
£ 80 : US
£ 90 : US $164
£ 100 : US $182
£ 110 : US $200
£ 120 : US $218
£ 130 : US $236
£ 140 : US $255
150 : US $273
3 months, however this varies according to nationality.
Visas may be extended (for a insignificant fee) at offices
of the Ministry of the Interior in the following locations:
Consulate (or Consular Section at Embassy), please see Addresses
- Contact section.
A Visitor must have:
1 Application form.
1 passport sized photos.
A return ticket.
A valid passport.
A self addressed envelope.
A Letter from your employer / university specifying
period of time you have worked with
them and that you will be returning after
Bank statement for last 3 months.
An Invitation from company / friends / contact in Israel
or letter from travel agent verifying
reservation of return ticket, hotel and medical
The fee, which is payable by postal order or cash.
A copy of your tenancy agreement or mortgage arrangements.
Different application requirements,
and guidance on crossing the border, will almost certainly
apply to those travelling on to Egypt or Jordan, it is vital
that the Embassy / Consulate be consulted beforehand.
Working days required
This depends on nationality. Some visas will
require authorisation from Israel and so travellers are advised
to contact the Embassy before booking travel tickets.
Please apply to the Ministry of the Interior in Israel for
As an allowance to travellers intending to travel at a later
date to countries with entry restrictions
for visitors to Israel, entry stamps can, on request, be entered
only on the entry form AL - 17 and not on the passport. This
option is not available to those required to obtain their
Israeli visas in advance.