Israel Visa

Israel is located in the Middle East bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Neighboring countries include Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the regions Gaza Strip and West Bank. Despite its small size, Israel is home to a variety of geographic features, from the Negev desert in the south, mountain ranges in the north, and the Jordan Rift Valley in the east. That is the reason why many people all over the world are eager to earn a chance to visit this country. However, there are some requirements for the entry permit into Israel. 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, there are 2 main types of Israel visa: visa of tourism and visa of business trip with the valid term of 3 months, allowing to entry once. For applying Israel visa in urgent cases, the Embassy shall ask for direct interview.

Israel is located in the Middle East bordering the Mediterranean Sea. Neighboring countries include Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the regions Gaza Strip and West Bank. Despite its small size, Israel is home to a variety of geographic features, from the Negev desert in the south, mountain ranges in the north, and the Jordan Rift Valley in the east. That is the reason why many people all over the world are eager to earn a chance to visit this country. However, there are some requirements for the entry permit into Israel. 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, there are 2 main types of Israel visa: visa of tourism and visa of business trip with the valid term of 3 months, allowing to entry once. For applying Israel visa in urgent cases, the Embassy shall ask for direct interview.

 

LIST OF COUNTRIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM THE ISRAEL VISA

Holders of normal passports of the following 100 jurisdictions do not require a visa for Israel for a maximum stay of 3 months for tourism

Europe: All citizens of the European Union, Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, San Marino,  Serbia, Switzerland,  Ukraine,  Vatican City

Asia: Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Macao, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore,

Africa: Botswana, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland,

America: Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico,  Panama, Paraguay,  Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines,  Suriname,  Trinidad and Tobago,  United States, Uruguay,

Australia: Australia, Fiji, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu
 

TYPE OF ISRAEL VISAS

Immigration visa:

  • Issued for Jew wishing to immigrate to the State of Israel. Jews returning to Israel are considered people who were away - or whose ancestors were away - from Israel, and are now returning to their country


A/1 Temporary Resident visa: G

  • Given to a person who is eligible for immigration (aliya) and has completed the examination process with the aliya representative of the Jewish Agency, and whose application has been examined and approved by the diplomatic / consular representative at an Israeli mission.


A/2 Student visa:

  • Granted to those who want to study in Israel in elementary and high schools, academic institutions, yeshivot and youth institutions of the Jewish Agency
  • Valid for up to one year
  • Multiple entrances and exits
  • Recipients of this visa are not permitted to work in Israel.


A/3 Clergy visa:

  • Granted to clergymen for the purpose of fulfilling their clerical duties among their religious communities in Israel, pursuant to the invitation of a recognized religious institution in Israel
  • The validity of the visa will be in accordance with Ministry of Interior guidelines, with the option of renewal only in Israel.


A/4 visa for spouses and children:

  • Granted to the spouses and minor children of recipients of A/2 or A/3 visas.
     

B/1 Work visa:

  • Issued for a person whose stay in Israel is approved for a limited period of time for the purpose of work
  • The validity of the B/1 Work visa will be in accordance with Ministry of Interior guidelines.


B/2 Visitor's visa:

  • Granted to someone who wishes to stay in Israel for only a short time (for a visit, tourism, a business meeting or study in a Hebrew ulpan)
  • A person who enters Israel on a B/2 visa is not allowed to work in the State of Israel.
  • Valid for up to three months from the date of issue
  • The duration of the stay in Israel will be determined by the Border Police.
  • The fee will not be refunded to the applicant if the visa is not issued for any reason.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ISRAEL VISA APPLICATION

  1. Original passport valid for at least 06 months from the date of entry into ISRAEL and still has blank pages;
  2. Visa application form signed by the applicant;
  3. 2 passport photos in 4x6 cm size white background;
  4. A letter for visa application;
  5. Labour contract;
  6. The latest 06 month payrolls;
  7. Personal bank statement of the past six months;
  8. Travel insurance;
  9. Work permit and temporary residence card applied for foreigner working in Vietnam;
  10. An authorized letter, in case the applicant not able to submit in person.
     

For business purpose providing the following documents

  1. Invitation letter from a company in ISRAEL
  2. Letter of business decision from the Company regarding the person travelling/who will be covered all the expenses
  3. Business registration certificate

 

For tourist purpose proving the following documents

  1. Travel Itinerary;
  2. Leave acceptance from Employer;
  3. Flight ticket (ticket should be issued before granting the visa upon request);
  4. Hotel booking;
  5. Property evidences (if any);
  6. Religious book (if traveling for religious purpose);
  7. Household Registration Book;
  8. Marriage certificate.

 

VALIDITY OF VISA

The duration of stay is determined/ confirmed by the Israel Embassy or Consulate, the popular visa term is 3 month single entry and allows a stay of up to 30 days

 

PROCESSING TIME

The visa processing time is from 7 to 10 working days

 

WORKING HOURS FOR CONSULAR SERVICES

  • Monday- Friday: Morning: 9:00-12:00
  • Monday, Thursday: Afternoon: 13:00-14:00

 

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