• 16 September, 2021

    Dear All,

    We are pleased to announce that IVP Bangalore will be operational from Friday onwards (17-09-2021).
    As per guidelines , IVP Bangalore Center will accept applications for the below categories:-

    • A/2 Student.
    • A/4 Dependent


  • 16 August, 2021

    NOTICE

    12.08 — India was removed from the red countries list. It is classified now as orange destinations (at-risk destinations), which means travellers travelling from India to Israel shall be required to complete the full isolation period, regardless of age and including vaccinated and recovered.

    1. Embassy will Accept B/ 1 applications as regular basis
    2. For Students
      1. New students can submit application to our outsourcing center .
        Embassy will process - issue visa and permit letter
      2. Students holding Valid Israel extension visa .
        Need to submit request thru online .
        Embassy will issue permit letter online & shall forward to the applicant directly thru email.
      3. Students who has received Israel visa from Embassy/ consulate and is still valid but couldn't not travel due to permit letter.
      4. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Please fill online application thru the website.
    Embassy will issue online permit letter & shall forward to the applicant directly/

    Online Application for Permit Letter to Enter Isarel:
    Foreigners who wish to arrive in the State of Israel are required to fill out the online form "Application for an entry permit to Israel during the COVID-19 pandemic for passengers traveling with a foreign passport' 
    The form is for personal application only. No companions can be added to the application, and a separate application must be submitted to each companion.

    Please note that you can indicate in the application form the reference numbers of applications related to this application.

    When filling out a form, be sure to attach/upload the references and supporting documents, including:

    1. Readable photocopy of the applicant' passport.
    2. Vaccination certificate or doctor's approval for recovery from COVID-19 or both (depending on the circumstances).
    3. Additional documents relevant to the reason for the arrival request, as specified in the application.

    When filling out the online application form, the country in which the applicant is currently located must be selected, and, accordingly, the location of the Israeli embassy or consulate to which the application will be sent for examination and processing. It is important to emphasize that a re-application cannot be submitted within two weeks from your last submission.

    Please note that an Entry Permit DOES NOT replace a Valid Visa, and needed in addition.

    To submit a request for arrival to the State of Israel, follow the link below: https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/knisalisrael@mofa.gov.il#!requestDetails

    Please make sure to upload all the required documents. A request with a missing document will be rejected automatically.

    List of required supporting documents to be submitted with the request:
    A passenger who is a son or a daughter of a parent(s) who is/are an Israeli citizen(s)

    1. Copy of the parents passports.
    2. Copy of the passenger - minor or the adult's passport.
    3. The passenger's birth certificate.
    4. A declaration for the obligation of the parents to register the minor or the adult in the Israeli population registry within 60 days from the day of your return from the trip to Israel, See attachment No 2 and 3.
    5. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    6. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    7. If the passenger is a minor traveling with one of his/her Israeli parent, approval declaration of the other parent must be submitted. Attention - The declaration must be authenticated by a notary or by the Israeli Consul and a copy of the parent's ID must be attached. 
    8. Quarantine Form - Click here

    A foreigner who has a first degree Israeli family member (Israeli citizen or a permanent resident of Israel) that is currently in Israel
    An application may be submitted for the foreigner, their spouse and their children to visit Israel- CHILDREN MUST BE VACCINATED OR RECOVERED FROM COVID-19! PROOF MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION. All passengers must be fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19.

    1. Copy of a passport or Teudat Zehut/Toshav (Israeli ID) of the first-degree relative, residing in Israel.
    2. Copy of the passenger's passport.
    3. Proof of first degree relation of the foreigner and the relative residing in Israel and proof of first degree relation of the the foreigner and their spouse and children (Official documents such as birth certificate, marriage, etc.).
    4. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    5. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19. 
    6. Passenger certificate of vaccination or recovered from COVID-19.
    7. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Attending a wedding of Israeli citizens or permanent residents or foreigners who reside in Israel
    The parents of the bride/groom may arrive to state of Israel subject to their obligation to comply with all rules of the Israeli Ministry of Health including the obligation for isolation/quarantine upon arrival in Israel. Furthermore, grandparents may attend the wedding, if they are vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19.

    1. Copy of passport or Teudat Zehut/Toshav (Israeli ID) of the first-degree relative  residing in Israel.
    2. Proof of first degree relation of the foreigner and the relative residing in Israel  and proof of first degree relation of the foreigner and their spouse and  children (Official documents such as birth certificate, marriage, etc.).
    3. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    4. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    5. Passenger certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.
    6. Copy of the registration of the request for marriage submitted to the bureaus in the religious councils or wedding registration from another alternative office + joint affidavit of the marrying couple signed before a notary.
    7. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Foreign grandparents who are requesting to visit Israel on the occasion of the birth of their grandchild (providing that the grandchild bs family is residing in Israel)  Permitted only for grandparents who are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19. The request will be approved ranging from a month prior birth to a month post birth.

    1. Copy of the grandparents passports.
    2. Copy of the parents' passports.
    3. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    4. Proof of birth or supporting medical documents for an expected birth.
    5. Proof of family connection between grandparents and parents in Israel.
    6. Passenger certificate of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.
    7. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    8. Quarantine Form - Click here

    A foreign passenger married to an Israeli citizen or to a permanent resident of Israel
    May apply for the above reason only if the Israeli citizen/resident is currently in Israel or travels with the foreign spouse.

    1. Copy of the passport of the Israeli spouse / permanent residency card
    2. Copy of the passenger's passport
    3. Certificate of marriage - if married. If not married - a proof of mutual life
    4. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1
    5. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    6. Quarantine Form - Click here

    A foreign parent of a minor Israeli child
    May apply for the above reason only if the Israeli child is currently in Israel.

    1. Copy of the passport of the foreign parent.
    2. Copy of the Israeli passport of the child.
    3. The child's birth certificate.
    4. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    5. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    6. Custody agreement for the minor.
    7. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Attend a Funeral in Israel
    Permitted for first degree family without spouse and for 24 hours only.

    1. Copy of passenger's passport
    2. Copy of deceased's passport or ID card
    3. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1
    4. Proof of family connection to the deceased (birth certificate, marriage certificate or another equivalent document)
    5. Certificate of death and/or official document approving burial in Israel
    6. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    7. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Entry of a lone soldier or a Sherut Leumi volunteer or a visit of their first degree relatives
    May apply for a permit for first degree or for the soldier themselves

    1. Copy of the IDF service card and/or approval of a lone soldier signed by the authorities or approval of Sherut Leumi organization for the volunteer.
    2. Copy of passports of the applicants.
    3. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    4. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    5. Quarantine Form - Click here

    Students and Yeshiva Students
    May apply for an entry permit through the Academic institution/Yeshiva or through the consulate. Passenger must have a valid Student Visa to Israel, otherwise, must apply for visa and permit letter with an appointment at the consulate.

    1. Copy of passenger's passport.
    2. Copy of parents' passport (for minors).
    3. Passenger declaration to comply with all instructions of the Israeli authorities, as will be given, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, See attachment No 1.
    4. Proof of health insurance for the passenger, valid in Israel, throughout the visit period with clear indication of coverage for COVID-19.
    5. Approval from the academic institution/Yeshiva or a valid Visa.
    6. Approval from the Ministry of Health stating that the institution is approved to go back to physical classes (obtained from the institution).
    7. Proof of vaccination or recovery from COVID-19.
    8. Quarantine Form - Click here

     

  • 04 August, 2021

    Dear All,

    This is to inform that we will be operating from the below mentioned address (w.e.f 05th August'21):-

    Israel Visa Application Centre,

    International Trade Tower, S-1 Level,
    Nehru Place, New Delhi-110019

    Phone: +91-11-41576142

    Email: delhi@israelvisa.in

  • 15 July, 2021

    "Dear All,

    Please note that, Currently we are operating from the below address for temporary basis(New Delhi):-

    The Israel Visa Application Centre
    C-4, Commercial Complex, 2nd Floor,
    Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi-110016

    Phone : +91-11-41737373
    Email: delhi@israelvisa.in

  • 24 May, 2021

    "Due to the present situation and instructions received from Ministry  in Israel.

    The Permit Letter cannot be issued by Embassy / Consulate till further notice/update."

  • 30 April, 2021

    NOTICE

    THIS IS TO INFORM THAT IVP CENTERS LOCATED IN NEW DELHI / MUMBAI /SRI LANKA WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:- 

     B/1 Caregiver 
     A/2 student 
    A/ 4 Dependent visa 

    From today i.e 30 April ,2021.

    Till further notifications

  • 23 April, 2021

    Dear All,

    For B/1 Caretaker,

    Need to Submit "FLIGHT BOOKING along with the application ( NO CONFIRM ticket)" alongwith Visa Application/Documents.

  • 13 April, 2021

    "Dear All,
     
    Students need to follow the instructions for the permit letter-
     
    1. Students - to whom visas were issued from March 16th, 2021 onwards.
     
    Please Submit/ forward the Israel visa copy through email to the Embassy or IVP center.
     
    The Embassy will issue a permit letter & shall forward it to Applicant directly.
     
    NO service charges.
     
     
    2. Students who received an Israel visa in December or earlier but couldn't fly due to a pandemic situation.
     
    They must submit the following documents to IVP in person or by courier or through email:-
     
    •         Acceptance letter from University with the latest date.
    •         Health Insurance covering Covid-19.
    •          Isolation form.
    •          Approval from the Health Ministry in Israel.
     
    Student Need to pay service charges at the IVP center.
     
    Once the above documents are complete and forwarded to Embassy.
     
    The Embassy will issue a permit letter.
     
    3. Students who already have valid Israel visa issued from the Israel Ministry. And visited India on vacation & were stuck due to pandemic situation and now wish to go back to Israel to continue Ph.D. or postdoctoral.
     
    They must submit the following documents to IVP in person or by courier or through email –
     
    •         Acceptance letter from University with the latest date
    •         Health Insurance covering Covid
    •         Isolation form
    •         Approval from the Health Ministry in Israel.
     
    Students need to pay service charges at the IVP center.
     
    Once the above documents are complete and forwarded to Embassy.
     
    The Embassy will issue a permit letter."

    Contact details for New Delhi

    Consular2@newdelhi.mfa.gov.il 
    Consular5@newdelhi.mfa.gov.il 
    delhi@israelvisa.in 


    Contact details for Mumbai: -

    Consular2@mumbai.mfa.gov.il 
    Consular3@mumbai.mfa.gov.il 
    Consular4@mumbai.mfa.gov.il  
    mumbai@israelvisa.in

     

     

  • 07 April, 2021

    Israel travel update

    All Foreign Nationals, will have to present before boarding:

    1. Approval/ Permit Letters from the Population and Immigration Ministry/ Embassy/ Consulate. 
    2. PCR test with a negative finding for the Covid-19 virus performed up to 72 hours before departure from the country of origin, subject to further testing upon arrival in Israel.
    3. Entry of foreign Nationals into Israel is subject to presenting a health insurance (including a clause covering Covid-19 disease).
    4. Entry of foreign Nationals into Israel is subject to filling an Online Health Declaration in Health Ministry website. Please refer to link: Govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/quarantine@health.gov.il
    5. Quarantine Declaration Form submitted with all required documents for the relevant category.
     

    1. Visiting a First degree relative in Israel (citizen or permanent resident, that their center of life is in Israel), will be examined only for foreigners who were vaccinated (2 doses) for Covid-19 (official Certificate is required) or recovered from Covid-19 (official Certificate or other verified evidences).
    * Verified evidences of the family relations is required.

    2. New students - will be allowed to enter Israel in accordance with the regular A2 procedure.
    *Till 13/4/2021 Students who started their studies and are staying in India, will be allowed entry in accordance to the list that was forwarded to the Border Control. 
    Their permit letters will be issued by the Population and Immigration Authority.

    List of required documents:
    Presenting a Health insurance that includes a clause covering Covid-19 disease (through the stay)
    Passport (valid for at least 6 months)
    Official admission letter from the University specifying the field of studies and the exact date in which the course starts.
    Bank statement
    A signed application form of the visa
    A copy of the University Health Statement and a health certificate of the educational institution issued by the Population Authority (Health Ministry’s approval)
    Quarantine declaration

    Families of students will be allowed to join the students as long as they provide the same documents.
     

    3. Experts – 
    Documents are required:​
    All required documents for B1 expert visa
    Health insurance (including a clause covering Covid-19 disease
    Quarantine declaration 

    Please refer to below link: Govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/quarantine@health.gov.il
     

    4. Weddings – 
    Arrivals for a weddings of first-degree Israeli relatives are allowed in accordance with the Health Ministry’s quarantine guidelines, and will be permitted only for those who were vaccinated (2 doses) for Covid-19 (official Certificate is required) or recovered from Covid-19 (official Certificate or other verified evidences)
    *The groom/bride’s parents are excluded from presenting Vaccination Certificate (but must follow the Health Ministry’s quarantine guidelines).

    5. Bar- Mitzvah/ Births-
    Arrival for a first-degree relative will be allowed only for those who were vaccinated (2 doses) for Covid-19 (official Certificate is required) or recovered from Covid-19 (official Certificate or other verified evidences).

    6. Funerals –
    Arrival for a first-degree relative (without spouse) will be allowed only for the funeral (24 hours). 
    Participation in a “Shivaa” will be in accordance to the Health Ministry quarantine guidelines.
     

    7. Religious workers / volunteers–
    Confirmations for A3 /B4 from the Interior Ministry is required.
    The consul will examine the applications and accordingly issue a visa and a permit letter.
    Recommendation from the Religious Group Department and approval from the Health Ministry for the Quarantine are required.
     

    8. Caregivers – Home Nursing:
    According to the standard procedure.

    PCR test with a negative finding for the Covid -19 virus performed up to 72 hours before departure from the country of origin, subject to further testing upon arrival in Israel. 
     

    9. Business – Foreign businesspersons who are interested in visiting Israel for business will have to request the company in Israel to handle the application with the authorities In Israel.

    https://www.gov.il/he/service/foreign-businesspeople-entry-during-covid19  

    For additional information on how foreigners can enter Israel, please enter the link: https://www.gov.il/he/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020

  • 17 March, 2021

    Announcement !!!

    March 16th, 2021

    Israel travel update for A/2 Students and A/4 Dependent Visa

    The Israeli missions are continuing to issue student visas subject to:-

    • Presenting health insurance (including a clause covering corona disease).
    • Passport (valid for at least 6 months).
    • Official admission letter from the University specifying the field of studies. (issued with Latest dates)
    • Bank statement.
    • An online visa application form signed by the applicant.
    • A copy of the University Health Statement and a health certificate of the educational institution issued by the Population Authority.
    • Quarantine form. Click here.
    • COVID test 72 hours before departure.

    The visa issued at the embassy/consulate does not constitute a permit to enter Israel.
     
     Please follow in the Population and Immigration Authority website, for any changes in the entry Policies into Israel and the need for a valid PCR test, with a negative finding for the coronavirus performed, up to 72 hours before departure from the country of origin.

     
    https://www.gov.il/he/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020.

     

  • 11 March, 2021

    As of 08 March 2021, according to the Government's decision, the responsibility for examining the entry of foreigners into Israel is in the hands of the Permits Committee headed by the Population and Immigration ministry.

    All Foreign Nationals will have to present before boarding:

    • Approval from the Population and Immigration Ministry. Please refer to the link: https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/ExceptionsRequest@morc.gov.il
       
    • PCR test with a negative finding for the coronavirus performed up to 72 hours before departure from the country of origin, subject to further testing upon arrival in Israel.
       
    • Entry of foreigners into Israel is subject to presenting health insurance (including a clause covering corona disease).

    In special cases mentioned below, the entry of foreigners into Israel will be allowed (Subject to the approval of the permits Committee  https://govforms.gov.il/mw/forms/ExceptionsRequest@morc.gov.il):

    1. Foreigners / Spouses of Israeli citizens / permanent residents/parents of a child who is an Israeli citizen or a permanent resident may enter Israel in the following cases:-
      • Receiving essential medical care that does not suffer from procrastination, for the passenger or for another person dependent on him.
      • Participation in the funeral of a first-degree relative, including participation in the funeral of a deceased person brought for burial in Israel
      • Assistance to a first-degree relative who is in distress, and who is unable to be assisted by another person who is in Israel
      • Arriving for a legal proceeding to which the person is required to participate, and provided that his remote participation is not appropriate in the circumstances of the case
      • A woman in the third trimester of her pregnancy- in the case of her being married to an Israeli citizen and be registered in the Interior Ministry
      • A humanitarian case or a special personal need that requires entry into Israel
         
    2. Aliya:
      Anyone who holds an immigrant visa or is entitled to immigrant rights and whose immigration cannot be postponed must be accompanied by a permit from the Ministry of Immigration and Absorption or the Jewish Agency.
       
    3. A foreign worker needed to maintain the functional continuity of the economy:
      Experts - A request submitted by the foreign expert's employer, to which must be attached a recommendation from a relevant government ministry (health, economy, energy, transportation, etc.) that there is a need for the expert's entry to maintain the functional continuity of the economy. In addition, a permit application must be attached. The application will be submitted to the relevant government office.

      https://www.gov.il/he/service/working_permit_for_foreign_workers

      Home Nursing – Requests for entry of foreign workers in the nursing industry which have been approved by the Embassy /Consulate  (Even if the validity of the permit expired during the month of February (will be examined by the committee, together with the accompanying documents and in accordance with all the data, the decision will be made.

      The requests should be submitted by the candidate agency with the permit committee form and all the additional paperwork to: MUMHIM_NATABAG@PIBA.GOV.IL
       
    4. Students – will not be allowed to enter until 27.03.21
       
    5. For additional information on how foreigners can enter Israel please enter the link: https://www.gov.il/he/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020