Israel Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
British Yes No Yes
Australian Yes No Yes
Canadian Yes No Yes
USA Yes No Yes
Other EU Yes No Yes


To enter Israel, a passport valid for a minimum of six months from the date of entry is required by the nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 90 days.

Types and Cost

Visitor’s visa: US$23.


Visitor's visa: up to three months from the date of issue.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Temporary residence

An A/1 temporary resident visa can be issued to those who are eligible for immigration under the Law of Return.

Working days

Processing for visas for Israel should take around seven days, although it may take up to a month. Working days in Israel are from Sunday to Thursday.

Extension of stay

Your visa can be extended (there is a fee) at the Ministry of the Interior office in Israel.

Entry with pets

Israel does not quarantine healthy pets who meet the following requirements: pets must have a 15-digit ISO pet microchip and must be vaccinated against rabies at least 30 days (but not more than one year) before travel. More than 30 days after vaccination, your pet must have a blood titer test. Within 10 days of travel, the Israel Veterinary Certificate must be completed by a veterinarian. Pets under the age of three months cannot be imported to Israel.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Embassy in Israel

Telephone: 972 (0) 3510 0166.

Embassy of Israel in the USA

Telephone: (202) 364 5500 or 5527.

Embassy of Israel in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7957 9500; (020) 7957 9576 (consular section).