Traveling to Israel to visit a 1st degree relative

Visiting a First Degree Relative

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Do I Qualify?

The guidelines below are for those who meet both of the following criteria:

  1. Have Documentation of either
    – Being Vaccinated or
    – Proof of Recovery from Covid-19
  2. Have a 1st degree relative (parent, child, sibling) living in Israel who is either
    – An Israeli Citizen with an Israeli Passport or
    – A permanent Resident of Israel with a valid Teudat Zehut
  3. Are either a Primary Eligible Applicant, or Secondary Eligible Applicant:
     
    1. Primary Eligible Applicant: Child, Parent, or Sibling of an Israeli citizen or legal permanent resident
    2. Secondary Eligible Applicant: Spouse or Child (under age 28) of a Primary Eligible Applicant.
      Secondary Eligible Applicants must be traveling into Israel together with the Primary Eligible Applicant

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.

Proof of Relationship

You will need to provide documented proof of relationship between the applicant and the 1st degree Israeli citizen using an official government issued document such as a Birth Certificate, Marriage License etc.

Child Visiting a Parent who is an Israeli Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

  1. Child Birth Certificate
  2. If child last name is different than parents – proof of name change, such as marriage licence or legal name change document
  3. If the parents last name changed, such as second marriage or any other reason, proof of that name change

Applicant visiting a sibling who is Israeli Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

  1. Applicants Birth Certificate
  2. Israeli Citizen or Permanent Residents Birth Certificate 
  3. If applicants last name changed, proof of name change
  4. If Israeli Citizen or Permanent Resident has a different last name, proof of name change

If applicant accompanying their spouse, where it is their spouse’s 1st degree relative

  1. Applicant marriage license, showing they are the spouse of the eligible party
  2. Spouse Birth Certificate
  3. If Spouse last name changed, proof
  4. If applicants last name changed, proof of name change
  5. If Israeli Citizen or Permanent Residents Birth Certificate 
  6. If Israeli Citizen or Permanent Resident has a different last name, proof of name change

If applicant is child under 28 – going with a parent, where the child’s parents is the first degree relative or perm resident.

  1. Child’s Birth Certificate – proving child of the eligible party
  2. If child has a different last name, proof of name change
  3. Parents Birth Certificate proving relationship to 1st degree
  4. If parent name change – proof of name change
  5. Israeli Citizen or Perm Resident Birth Certificate
  6. If Israeli Citizen or Perm Resident has a different last name, proof of name change

Additional documents required if you are traveling with family members:

  1. Traveling with your Spouse: Marriage License
  2. Traveling with your Child/Children: Birth Certificate’s for each child
  3. Traveling with your Sibling:
    1. Siblings Birth Certificate
    2. Siblings Marriage License / Proof of name change – if your sibling has a different last name.

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.

Israeli ID

You will need to upload a clear photo of the Passport or Teudat Zehut of your ISRAELI CITIZEN Relative.

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 “A passenger who has a first-degree Israeli family member (Israeli citizen or a permanent resident of Israel) that is currently in Israel”

 

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

Upload your signed and completed Health Declaration Form.

View more information under Documents Required

Proof of the first-degree relation to the relative residing in Israel:

Upload your compressed pdf where you have all the required documents.

View more information under Documents Required > Proof of Relationship

Additional documents required if you are traveling with family members:

  1. Traveling with your Spouse: Marriage License
  2. Traveling with your Child/Children: Birth Certificate’s for each child
  3. Traveling with your Sibling:
    1. Siblings Birth Certificate
    2. Siblings Marriage License / Proof of name change – if your sibling has a different last name.

If you need to upload more than 5 files, feel free to use our free upload system where you can upload up to 8 documents.
Click here for the form.
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. 

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.