The Israeli government has announced that it will ease border restrictions on March 1.

Key Points:

  • Beginning March 1, tourists and foreign workers will be able to enter Israel regardless of their vaccination status.
  • Travelers will be required to have proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure or an antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure. They must also take a second PCR test upon arrival in Israel.
  • Israeli authorities will no longer require travelers to quarantine upon arrival. Israeli citizens returning to the country will no longer be required to take a pre-departure PCR test.

Additional Information: More information regarding Israel’s border measures and entry requirements is available here.

BAL Analysis: Travel restrictions and health requirements may change with little or no notice. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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