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Israel: Travel ban lifted for travel to Bulgaria, Brazil and Turkey

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Key points

  • On October 4, 2021, Israel lifted a COVID-19 travel ban that barred Israelis from traveling to Bulgaria, Brazil and Turkey


The Israeli government has announced that from October 4, 2021, Israeli citizens will now be able to travel to Bulgaria, Brazil and Turkey for business or business purposes. Business travelers will be required to provide a permit to enter the country and will need to hold a B-2 visitor visa. For employment purposes, travelers will need a work permit and special authorizations from the employer to enter Israel.

What are the changes?

Bulgaria, Brazil and Turkey were the last countries to make Israel’s list red travel list. Previously, Israeli citizens had to obtain special permits to visit these places.

Look ahead

Further details regarding the entry of foreign nationals from these countries are expected to be released by the Israeli government. Keep checking the Envoy website for future updates.

Originally posted Oct 5, 2021

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