Israel: Reopening to Eligible Travelers in March 2022

Last Updated on February 23, 2023

Key Points 

  • Unvaccinated and fully vaccinated travelers will be permitted to enter Israel for tourism and business travel beginning 1 March 2022 so long as they adhere to testing and quarantine requirements  


On 20 Feb. 2022, the government of Israel announced that the country will reopen to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers beginning 1 March 2022. Travelers will be permitted to enter for tourism and business travel. All travelers will be subject to two negative PCR tests, one that must be taken prior to arrival and a second after landing in Israel. Travelers will also be required to quarantine in a hotel until a negative PCR test result is received or 24 hours of isolation has passed.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Israel will reopen the country to vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers beginning 1 March 2022. All travelers will be required to undergo pre-arrival and post-arrival testing and quarantine for at least 24 hours or until a negative PCR test result is received. According to the government of Israel, this decision was made as a result of declining COVID-19 rates. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Israel’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  

This article was published on 23 Feb. 2022 and may not be the most recent update concerning COVID-19 entrance restrictions, testing requirements and quarantine measurers. For the most recent updates be sure to check our Global Mobility Resource Center.

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