Israel Removes RT-PCR Testing Requirements for In-bound Travellers

However, travelers are still required to complete an entry statement within 48 hours of departure to Israel.  (Photo: Prakash Singh/AFP)

However, travelers are still required to complete an entry statement within 48 hours of departure to Israel. (Photo: Prakash Singh/AFP)

The requirement to obtain a negative RT-PCR test report prior to departure to Israel and to undergo a full RT-PCR test upon arrival followed by an isolation period from midnight on May 20 has been removed.

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  • Last updated:May 23, 2022 at 20:35 IST
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The Israeli government announced Monday that international travelers will no longer be required to report a negative RT-PCR test to enter the country. The requirement to obtain a negative report on an RT-PCR test prior to departure to Israel and to undergo a full RT-PCR test upon arrival followed by an isolation period from midnight on May 20, has been rescinded, according to Israel’s Ministry of Tourism, India Office, in a statement. However, travelers are still required to complete an entry statement within 48 hours of departure to Israel.

It added that from Monday onwards, the mask authorization for international travelers to/from Israel has also been lifted. Such restrictions have been put in place by countries around the world to curb the spread of COVID-19. With the number of infections declining in recent months, various countries have begun to relax rules for travelers.

“This new development in entry requirements into Israel is a wonderful step in being able to welcome visitors back to Israel. This will make travel to Israel simpler and more comfortable, and your vacation will begin the moment you leave the plane.” added Sami Yahya, Director of Israel Tourism to India and the Philippines. , “I, for example, am glad that visitors enjoy my country.

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