COVID-19 Travel Instructions for Ongoing Students who are Currently in Israel

Please note that due to the evolving situation, the COVID-19 regulations (both in Israel and in the country) are subject to change.

Please read the from the rector of the university (written on August 17th, 2021) regarding international travel: 

Message from the Rector 17-8-2021.pdf

As of 18.8.2021, all international students must do the following if they wish to travel out of Israel during the course of their studies:

1. ​Fill out and sign the student commitment to quarantine upon return:

Student declaration - Sde Boker.docx

2. Fill out and have your advisor sign the adivisor's commitment for the student's quarantine

Advisor's declaration - quarantine.docx

3. Fill out and receive the relevant signatures for the Travel Authorization Form​

COVID-19 Travel Authorization Form.doc

4. Fill out this form and upload the attachments mentioned (if you don't have a Gmail account, please fill out the form and send us the attachments mentioned by email to koma@bgu.ac.il and benshele@bgu.ac.il)​

5. As you plan your travel and acquire the relevant signatures, you must stay updated regarding the changing policies from the Ministry of Health​ and Population and Immigration Authority.

6. Some destinations require non-citizens to request and receive an entrance permit before their return to Israel. Please follow the updates and instructions here. (If you do receive an entrance permit, please send it to us by email at koma@bgu.ac.il and benshele@bgu.ac.il)

7. All incoming passengers must complete the on-line form 24h before your flight (https://corona.health.gov.il/en/flights/). 


Here are links you may find helpful:

https://www.gov.il/en/service/boarding-confirmation-for-foreigners-return-visa

https://www.gov.il/en/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020

https://www.gov.il/en/departments/topics/corona-subject

https://corona.health.gov.il/en/flights/

https://in.bgu.ac.il/en/Pages/AnnouncementsView.aspx​