Travel – New Birth

Birth of a Grandchild

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Do I Qualify?

If your child is on a Student Visa please follow the directions below

Grandparents of the new baby (not great-Grandparents or any other Family Members) are eligible for an entry permit to enter Israel
This application from 30 days prior to the babies due date, and until 30 days after the baby is born.

If your Child is an Israeli citizen, please Click Here to be re-directed to the Visiting a 1st Degree Relative”

Documents Required for Upload

Copy of the passenger's passport

You will need to upload a clear photo of the Applicants Passport.

The maximum document size allowed is 1200 KB. You may use a free tool such as https://compressjpeg.com/ to compress your images.

Medical Status

This can be a proof of vaccination or a proof of recovery from COVID.

You can upload:

  1. A copy of your COVID Vaccination Card
      1. A letter from a doctor confirming that you have fully recovered from COVID
      2. A letter from a doctor confirming that you have fully recovered from COVID.
      3. A PCR showing you were positive for COVID and A PCR showing the you were negative for COVID.
        You can merge both PCR test results by using a free online tool such as https://www.filesmerge.com/merge-jpg to create one file from both images.
 
Click Here for more information on Vaccination / Recovery 
Proof of Covid-19 Medical Coverage

You will see the question:

In order to be able to travel to Israel, your answer must be “Yes”

Click Here for more information on Health Insurance

Obligation to comply with all Israeli authority's COVID-19 limitations and instructions

You need to fill out the Health Declaration Form.

Click Here to be directed to our online form filler. Fill out the information of the applicant

After submitting the form, you will be receive and email with your completed and signed form. Make sure to download your completed form to upload it with your application.

Copy of the Parents Passports

You will need to upload a clear photo of both the new parents passports.

Example: If your married daughter just gave birth to your grandchild, you will need to upload your daughters and son-in-laws passports.

You can merge both passports into one file by using a free online tool such as https://www.filesmerge.com/merge-jpg to create one file from both images.

The maximum document size allowed is 1200 KB. You may use a free tool such as https://compressjpeg.com/ to compress your images.

Copy of the Granparents Passports

You will need to upload a clear photo of your (the applicants) passport, along with the passport of the other grandparent that is traveling with you – if applicable.

Example: If you are traveling with your spouse, who is the grandfather of the new baby, you will need to upload both files here.

You can merge both passports into one file by using a free online tool such as https://www.filesmerge.com/merge-jpg to create one file from both images.

The maximum document size allowed is 1200 KB. You may use a free tool such as https://compressjpeg.com/ to compress your images.

Proof of Relationship

You will need to provide documented proof of relationship between the applicant (Grandparent) and the new Parent. This can be a Birth Certificate, Marriage License etc.

  1. Child’s (the new parents) Birth Certificate.
  2. Child’s (the new parents) Marriage License
  3. Student visas of both the babies parents
  4. If the parents last name changed, such as second marriage or any other reason, proof of that name change.

There is only place to to upload a “Proof of Relationship” file.

To help those who need to upload multiple files, as well as to simplify the process, click here  to upload your required documents.

Upon submission you will receive an email containing one PDF with all the files you uploaded, as well as the proper steps to compress the file so it can be uploaded with your application.

Proof of Birth or Proof of Pregnancy
Proof of Pregnancy A formal letter from the doctor on the hospitals or medical centers letterhead which explicitly names the babies mother and a specific due date.
If it is a Doctors note (not on the hospitals or medical centers letterhead); it must be signed / stamped by the Doctor with the Doctors Medical ID Number
or
Proof of Birth  The babies Israeli Birth Certificate or the Hospital issued Birth Record

Application for an Entry Permit

Once you have prepared your required documents, it is time to start filling out the Application for an entry permit to Israel .

Visit https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/[email protected]#!requestDetails  where you will see an application open with a unique “Application Number”

If you are traveling with others, start by clicking “Make a copy” until you have enough applications opened for each passenger traveling.

Start filling out your application, and when you get to “Medical Status”, upload your proof of vaccination or a proof of recovery from COVID.

View more information under Documents Required  > Medical Status

For the question:

In order to be able to travel to Israel, your answer must be “Yes” 
Upload your proof of Health Insurance

View more information under Documents Required > Proof of Covid-19 Medical Coverage

If you will be traveling with other family members, who are applying for permits, make sure to check yes.

Add up to 5 family members by entering their Application Number.

Travel Details:

Purpose of traveling to the State of Israel:

Choose “Foreign grandparents who are requesting to visit Israel on the occasion of the birth of their grandchild (providing that the grandchild’s family is residing in Israel)”

Obligation to comply with all Israeli authority’s COVID-19 limitations and instructions:

Upload your signed and completed Health Declaration Form.

If you have not already, Click Here to be directed to our online form filler. Fill out the information of the applicant

After submitting the form, you will be receive and email with your completed and signed form. Make sure to download your completed form to upload it with your application.

Submit your form

Click “Send” when you are ready to submit your document, and you will then receive an automatic reply to your email telling you that your application has been submitted. It will also include the attachments you submitted so you can confirm everything looks okay.