What is the change? A 22-day strike that temporarily suspended visa services at Israeli consular posts in China, India and Turkey has ended.

  • Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing.
  • Processes affected: All Israeli visa services in China, India and Turkey.
  • Who is affected: Foreign nationals applying for Israeli visas in China, India and Turkey.
  • Impact on processing times: Processing delays are likely as officials work through a backlog in applications from the last three weeks.

Analysis & Comments: While normal visa services have resumed at Israeli consular posts in China, India and Turkey, processing delays should be expected. Those with urgent visa needs in these countries should contact their immigration provider to determine their best course of action.

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