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ISRAEL – New Electronic Travel Authorization System Introduced

June 14, 2024

The Israeli government announced the introduction of a new electronic travel authorization system, which will become fully operational in August 2024.

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ISRAEL/PALESTINE – Urgent Travel Advisories and Changes

November 10, 2023

Attacks this weekend in Israel have caused major disruptions to travel in and out of the country. CIBT is following the situation and has this update on the status of movement to and from Israel.

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ISRAEL – Eligible for Visa-Free Travel to US

October 20, 2023

Due to the ongoing regional conflict, Israel's entry into the United States' visa-waiver program has been made effective immediately. The program allows for visa-free visits of up to 90 days.

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ISRAEL – Visa-Free Travel to the United States

September 29, 2023

Israel has been added to the list of countries on the United States' visa waiver list. As of 30 November, Israelis can travel to the US for business or tourism visa-free.

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ISRAEL – Upcoming Immigration Office Closures

September 11, 2023

Because of several upcoming high holidays, the Israeli government sent out a reminder of pending Immigration Office closures.

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ISRAEL – Dual-Citizenship Palestinians Allowed Entry

July 24, 2023

Israel began allowing entry to individuals with dual United States/Palestinian citizenship. This includes American citizens who are residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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ISRAEL: Expanded B-1 Short Employment Authorization (SEA) Visa Validity Confirmed

October 13, 2021

The Israeli Ministry of Interior (MOI) has increased the standard validity of the B-1 Short Employment Authorization (SEA) Visa from 45 to 90 days. Available to visa-waiver foreign experts only, the B-1 SEA Visa allows eligible foreign nationals to undertake urgent work requiring specialty expertise in Israel. The visa can be sponsored by both Israeli and foreign employers and is commonly used for machinery installation or repairs.

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ISRAEL: Hi-Tech Visa No Longer Available to Visa Nationals

November 7, 2019

Effective immediately, non-visa waiver nationals are no longer eligible for the fast-track Hi-Tech (HIT) one-year B-1 work permit and visa process. This affects both new and renewal applications.

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ISRAEL: Strike at Israeli Consulates Worldwide Ends

November 4, 2019

The strike last week at Israeli consulates worldwide ended on Sunday, 3 November. Visa processing has resumed, but applicants should expect slight delays.

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ISRAEL: Strike at Israeli Consulates Worldwide

October 30, 2019

Employees in all Israeli consular missions worldwide are on strike. No consular services are being provided and immigration processes are now delayed.

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