In accordance to the 'ENTRANCE TO ISRAEL Law 1952', all foreigners entering Israel must demonstrate an entry clearance visa prior to arriving at Israeli border control. Israel has treaties with European Community member countries and the United States of America that permits these citizens to apply for their entry clearance at the Border control upon arrival.

Visitors may come to Israel for a number of reasons, however the burden of proof is on the visitor to demonstrate that he has been granted the correct entry clearance visa for this upcoming visits purpose.


B1 Visa This is a work visa sponsored by an Israeli company for a specialist foreigner. The process can take approximately 6 months and requires a large amount of documentation.

B2 Visa This is a visa that allows the foreigner temporary admission to visit the country for a short term business trip or for pleasure.


'The Law of Return, 1950' grants any Jewish person the right to become a citizen of Israel and a passport holder immediately. A Jewish person is anyone who was born to a Jewish mother or converted or does not belong to another religion. This law also compels all children of Israeli citizens to become Israeli citizens too. This may have serious implication regarding The Israeli national defense forces. Our office specializes in assisting families to utilize the rights correctly and strategically.

There are a number of ways to become an Israeli citizen and passport holder:

  • Through the Law of Return 1950

  • Through Living in Israel

  • Through birth in Israel

  • Through living and birth in Israel

  • Conversion

  • Through marriage to an Israeli citizen (Resident & non Resident).

Please contact our offices for a detailed legal opinion of your rights, your obligations, health benefits, national insurance, driving license, military obligations and many other questions that you may have.





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