visa-to-palestineInternational volunteers, interns, students and visitors at the Excellence Center always want to know if a visa is needed to visit Palestine, and, if so, what one needs to do in order to get a visa. They also want to know for how long a visa is valid.
 
The Israeli government and its authorities are responsible for providing you with a visa either upon your arrival (the Palestinian Authority is not responsible as it does not control the state borders of Israel), or through its embassies/consulates prior to your visit.
 
Visas are routinely granted upon arrival at Ben Gurion Airport (Tel Aviv) if you are a citizen of an exempted country, or at the Allenby-King Hussein Bridge border crossing. Tourist visas are valid for 90 days; most Americans and Europeans are issued three-month visas upon arrival and clearing customs. The visa that internationals receive upon arrival to Israel is all they need to travel to or around Palestine and Israel. visa-to-palestine
 If your home country does not have an exemption agreement with Israel, you will have to procure a visa from the Israeli embassy/consulate at home before you visit. Because many Arab countries do not accept Israeli stamps upon passports, Israel now issues their visa on a separate small card with bar code indicating the visa time validity. Please keep this visa card with your passport at all times.
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 At this website you may check to see whether or not your native country participates in a visa exemption agreement: http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/ConsularServices/Documents/VisaRequirements-Tourists.pdf