Immigration in Israel

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Passport and Visa Requirements

Passport and Visa Service
For further information please visit the Ministry of Tourism website.
For Further Information
List of Consulates and Embassies of Israel abroad
For visa requirements and health advices based on your personal details and itinerary, check IATA Travel Website.

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Taxes and Restrictions On Persons When Going Through Customs

Taxation On Persons
400 cigarettes or 500 g tobacco.
1 litre of spirits and 2 litres of wine.
250 ml Eau de Cologne or perfume.
Foreign Currency
The import of foreign currency by the residents should not exceed the amount exported.
The export of foreign currency by the residents should not exceed USD 3000. For non-residents, the export should not exceed the imported amount.
Obligatory Declaration of Foreign Currency
No declaration is necessary.
Local Currency
There is no restriction for import of local currency.
The residents can export more than USD 200 in equivalent ILS. The non-residents should consult a bank before leaving Israel.
Obligatory Declaration of Local Currency
No declaration is necessary.
How to Refund Consumption Tax
A VAT reimbursement invoice should be requested from an official dealer. At the airport, present the original invoice, the VAT reimbursement document and the goods purchased. For purchases of more than USD 200, VAT will be reimbursed only on presentation of a special invoice.

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