Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? [Yes]On March 18, the Government of Israel announced that foreigners, including U.S. citizens, who are not Israeli citizens or permanent residents will not be allowed to enter Israel. Exceptions may be made for non-nationals whose lives are based in Israel. Such individuals who wish to travel to Israel should contact the Consular Department of the closest Israeli embassy or consulate for further information.We recommend travelers not board flights to Israel without a pre-clearance letter from the Israeli Government as there is no assurance they will be admitted into the country.U.S. citizens who possess an Israeli visa (e.g., student visa) are encouraged to contact your local Israeli embassy or consulate to determine if you will be permitted entry prior to arrival.Israel’s Diplomatic Missions.Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? [No]Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? [Yes]Please note that all arriving passengers, including U.S. citizens, may be subject to health screening and/or a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a Government of Israel-established quarantine center, with some exceptions noted belowIsraeli visas can only be extended by the Israeli government. Please contact the Israeli Population and Immigration Authority (PIBA) for more information.