Departure From Israel

Coronavirus TRAVEL Departure From Israel

UPDATED July 16, 2021
For a general overview of all travelers, including Israeli citizens and foreign nationals Click Here
For a detailed overview of specific situations and appropriate links Click Here

Updated Instructions for Submitting an Entry Permit / Ishur Application and Re-submitting an Existing Unanswered Application – Click here for further details

Click here to be taken to Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs Entry Permit Application Form

Updated Vaccinations / Recovery Policy: ALL foreign nationals seeking to enter Israel, regardless of age, MUST provide proof of COVID vaccinations or have proof of COVID recovery. Click Here for more

Legal Disclaimer: Due to the continuously ongoing changes, that often happen without advance warning – Amudim attempts to keep this information up to date. Amudim assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided, as changes in Israeli government policy occur frequently. Amudim also does not guarantee results and can not be held responsible for the outcome of an application request.

Amudim’s No Fee Policy:
Consistent with Amudim’s mission and values, the organization maintains a strict no-fee policy. We neither charge for our myriad services nor solicit donations in exchange for results. Should anyone hear of an incident where monies were requested by Amudim personnel or affiliates in exchange for services, whether as a charge or by donation, please report the incident to us immediately by email to [email protected] We take such allegations very seriously and will swiftly and efficiently investigate and address all such reports.

Contact Information:

Email:  [email protected]

If this is urgent and you need immediate assistance,
Phone: 646-517-0222 ext 999
This phone is being monitored 24/7 for life and death emergencies.

Detailed Overview

Foreign Nationals: (Those who are not an Israeli citizen or do not have an Israeli Passport) do not need permission from the Israeli Government in order to leave Israel.

Israeli Citizens or Israeli Passport Holders: Need permission to leave Israel from the Exceptions Committee via this link

All Travelers:

Covid Testing Requirements: No one will not be allowed to board a flight out of Israel  without a negative PCR test result performed less than 72 hours prior to the scheduled flight departure time 

All travelers leaving israel must complete this outbound passenger clearance on the same day as there flight out of Israel.

The criteria of the Exceptions Committee regarding leaving Israel:

1) A required court appearance or legal proceeding in which remote participation is not possible. 

2) An extraordinary humanitarian or emergency personal need – with documented proof.

3) A funeral or death of a first-degree relative.

4) For an essential purpose relating to Israel’s foreign relations or national security –  with documented approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,  Ministry of Defense, or the Prime Minister’s Office.

5) To assist a first-degree relative who is in distress, if no other family is in the same country as the distressed person(s).

6) For the purpose of receiving essential medical care that cannot be delayed and is not available in Israel. 

7) For the purpose of permanently moving your residence outside the state of Israel.

8) A professional athlete participating in a competition outside the state of Israel, with documented approval from the Ministry of Culture and Sports.


As of now, there is a slightly limited availability of flights from the USA into Israel, or from Israel into the USA. We are cautiously optimistic that both the number of flights and the number of airlines booking those flights will increase shortly.

Options for private charters to and from Israel can be arranged – Contact us directly if needed

Necessary Documents for Travelers:

if you have both a foreign and an Israeli passport - you must follow Israeli passport requirements

1) For Israeli citizens / Israeli passport holders, you must obtain approval to exit Israel from the exemptions committee via this link:

2) All travelers (each traveler separately) must complete the following steps on the day of their flight prior to arriving to the airport: – Click Here 

3) All travelers must have a negative pcr covid test taken within 72 hours of the flight

4) You must bring all of the above documents with you to the airport and may need to present them at any point when checking in, boarding, and/or upon arrival in Israel