Israel Updates Isolation Requirements for Travelers

Israel’s Ministry of Health has issued updated guidance for all travelers to Israel, including fully vaccinated individuals. The isolation requirement is 14 days from the time of arrival in Israel or exposure. Changes will go into effect from Friday, July 16.

Key Changes
  • All travelers arriving in Israel must isolate for 24 hours or until they receive a negative result from the COVID-19 test conducted at Ben Gurion Airport (TLV).
  • Travelers coming from Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, Kyrgyzstan, Namibia, Paraguay, Seychelles, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, Zambia, and Zimbabwe will have to fully isolate for at least 10 days.
  • Travelers can reduce the isolation period from to 7 days if they test negative with their first test, on arrival, and second test, on the 7th day of isolation, or later and at least 24 hours after the first test.


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