Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (December 23, 2020)

Location: Israel
Event: COVID-19 – Updated Entry Restrictions, Mandatory Isolation

The Israeli government announced updated entry restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19.

  • Effective Wednesday, December 23 at 10:00 p.m. and effective for 10 days, with the possibility for extension, all arriving passengers from abroad, from all locations, will be required to go directly into Government of Israel-established quarantine centers for 10-day isolation (with 2 tests) or 14-day isolation.
  •  Foreigners, including U.S. citizens who are not Israeli citizens or permanent residents, will not be allowed to enter Israel.

Regulations related to COVID-19 have been subject to frequent change and we anticipate that continuing to be the case.  U.S. citizens in Israel are encouraged to visit the Israeli Ministry of Health’s website for the most up to date information.

Please see the following websites for more information:  

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