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Complete list of countries whose citizens need a visa for Israel

Ordinary passport holders from the following countries can travel to Israel visa free, under tourism, business and similar purposes, and remain here for up to 3 months:

European Union member countriesAlbaniaAndorra
ArgentinaAustralia*Bahamas
BarbadosBelarusBelize
BotswanaBrazilCanada
Central African RepublicChileColombia
Costa RicaDominica*Dominican Republic
EcuadorEl SalvadorEswatini
FijiGeorgiaGrenada
GuatemalaHaitiHonduras
Hong KongIcelandJamaica
JapanLesothoLiechtenstein
MacaoMalawiMauritius
MexicoFederated States of MicronesiaMoldova (biometric passport holders only)
MonacoMongoliaMontenegro
Nauru*New ZealandNorth Macedonia
NorwayPalauPanama
Papua New GuineaParaguayPeru
PhilippinesRussia (official passport holders require a visa and confirmation from the Israeli government)Saint Kitts and Nevis*
Saint LuciaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSan Marino
SerbiaSingaporeSolomon Islands
South Africa*South KoreaSuriname
SwitzerlandTaiwan*Tonga
Trinidad and TobagoUkraineUnited States*

*visa exemption does not apply to official passport holders, i.e. American government officials.

In addition, German citizens born before January 1, 1928 need a visa that will be issued for free if one was not a member of the Nazi party or involved in crimes committed during the time of the Nazi Germany.

Visa is not required for nationals of Egypt for stays up to 14 days if entering through Taba and visiting up to Beersheba only.

Visa on arrival for Palestinian Authority passport holders

Holders of Palestinian Authority passports can obtain their visa on arrival in order to continue their journey to the Palestinian territories. Holders of a confirmation issued by the Israeli Ministry of Interior, traveling in a group of 10 or more, can obtain a visa on arrival (not applicable to nationals of Jordan).

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