Vaccinated travelers can now enter Israel, as long as they meet one of the following conditions: two doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, or Sinopharm vaccines, and 14 full days have passed. By the time you leave Israel, it cannot be more than 180 days since your last dose. You’ve been vaccinated with one dose of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, and at least 14 full days have passed. By the time you leave Israel, it cannot be more than 180 days since your last dose. If you’ve received the Pfizer, Moderna, Sinovac, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) booster and at least 14 full days have passed. Also, all travelers must not have not been to a designated “Red Country” in the past 14 days, or a country with a travel warning (designated by Israel). To check a country’s status, click here. Please note, Israel is only recognizing certain vaccines at this time. For the full guidelines from the Ministry of Health, click here

Recovered travelers can enter Israel, as long as they meet the following conditions: You present proof of the results of a positive NAAT test at least 11 days before entering Israel. Meaning 11 days must have passed since your NAAT test, and no more than 180 have passed by the time you leave Israel. You have not been to a designated “Red Country” in the past 14 days, or a country with a travel warning (designated by Israel). To check a country’s status, click here.

Every traveler needs a negative PCR test to enter Israel, taken within 72-hours of departure. It must be a PCR test, a rapid test does not meet the requirements. You also need to fill out an entry form no more than 24 hours before entering Israel. If you have a verifiable digital vaccine or recovery certificate, you will upload your certificate and receive a “Green Pass” before boarding your flight. If you do not have a verifiable digital certificate, you will fill out a declaration regarding your vaccines and will attach documents. You will also receive a “Green Pass” before boarding.

Upon landing and before you exit Ben Gurion Airport you need to take a second PCR test. There is a testing system at the airport already in place, and it is cheaper & quicker if you pay in advance. Click here to book your test in advance. After your test and upon arriving at the hostel, you will need to isolate yourself until you receive the results of your test (they will be emailed to you). During your isolation, you can order food from any place in the city. Our reception team will be happy to help bring the food to your room.

During your stay at the hostel, we ask that you put on a mask using indoor public spaces

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