Bharti AXA TRAVEL INSURANCE Isreal Visa Guide About Israel Israel or the State of Israel is one of the oldest countries in the world. The nation is sacred to Jewish people and is known for its numerous religious and heritage sites. However, the country is more than just a place with a lot of tourist attractions. It also has one of the highest life expectancy in the world. Additionally, the nation has made considerable strides in improving support systems and infrastructures to boost businesses in the nation. Why is Israel Visa Needed? Indian citizens need to have a valid visa if they want to visit the nation of Israel, regardless of their purpose. However, the type of visa that you will need to apply for depends on the reasons and nature of your visit. Israel Visa Eligibility The eligibility of your visa and the type of visa that you will need to apply for depends on the reason and purpose of your visit. There are three major types of visa that you should know about, they are: Tourist Visa: You should apply for a tourist visa if you want to visit Israel to enjoy any of the numerous tourist attractions or if you want to visit friends and family that reside in the country. Work Visa: You should apply for a work visa if you have to visit the nation of Israel for professional reasons such as working for a company or a business. Transit Visa: Transit visa is issued to people that have a flight in and out of the country but have anywhere between a few hours and a couple of days of waiting time in Israel. Israel Visa Application Process How to Apply for Israel Visa Submission of visa application and collection of passports can be done by the following: Applicants Travel Agents Representatives In case a representative requires submitting the application or collect the passport he/she should carry a photo id along with an authority letter from the applicant. If you plan to use a representative to collect your passport on your behalf, you are requested to provide Original Individual Authorization letter signed by the respective applicants. Your representative must present this letter along with original and photocopy of his or her identity in the form of photo ID (i.e. driving license, passport, or PAN card) along with the original acknowledgement slips provided by Israel Visa Services at the time of intake of your application. If you plan to collect the passport by yourself then you have to present the original acknowledgement slips provided by Israel Visa Services at the time of intake of your application. Processing time for all categories is of minimum of 5 working days (excluding day of submission of application at Israel Visa Services) For FastTrack applications: 2 working days (48 hours) for Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. For Kolkata 4 working days. For B1 and A2 Visa (after receiving an approval from the Ministry of Interior in Israel). Applications accepted at the Israel Visa Application Centres will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy / Consulate General of Israel. Applicant need to submit documents according to the jurisdiction list. Where to Apply for Israel Visa? Once you have downloaded the completed visa application, you will need to send the application along with relevant documents to the Consulate General of Israel in India. The addresses of the Mission: Consulate General of Israel 1301, A Wing, Marathon Futurex, N M Joshi Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013 For visa enquiry please call to +91 2261600513 / 514 / 518 Contact number only for an emergency situation (Visa queries will not be answered) - +91 9820199004 Reception hours at IVS Mumbai Submission of Visa Applicants / Representatives Monday -Friday: 09:30 – 12:30 hrs Passport Collection for Applicant applying in Mumbai: Monday -Friday 9:30 - 12:30 hrs For enquiry please call to +91 2261600513 / 514 / 518 Website http://www.israelvisa.inh Email at firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone reception hours for consular services: Telephone numbers: 022-61600500 ext. 510, 513, 514,518 between 15.00 to 17.00 . Jurisdiction Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh How to Check Status of Israel Visa Once you have submitted the application and the required documents, you can check the status of your Israel visa application here. Israel Visa Document Requirements The documents required for an Israel visa are: 1 The application form should be completed and signed by the applicant 2 Passport Passport should have at least two of its pages blank The passport should not be more than a decade old. No handwritten amendment or alteration should exist on the data page 3 Two photographs: should abide by the international standards for photographs as established in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) 4 Valid permit of return (may not be applicable in every case) 5 Cover letter: it should explain the nature and purpose of the trip 8 Travel itinerary in case of round-trip flight bookings 9 Copy of the present passport in its entirety 10 Original(s) of previous passport(s) or proof of loss Israel Tourist Visa What is Israel Tourist Visa? Israel tourist visa is needed if you intend to visit Israel to enjoy any of the numerous tourist attractions or if you want to visit friends and family that reside in the country. Duration of Israel Tourist Visa Generally, the duration of the Israel tourist visa is three months. However, it is subject to the decisions of Border Police of Israel. Eligibility Criteria for Israel Tourist Visa The eligibility criterion for Israel tourist visa is the same as the general eligibility criteria for visa applications mentioned above. Application process for Israel Tourist Visa The application process for Israel tourist visa is the same as the general application process for visa applications mentioned above. Documents required for Israel Tourist Visa The documents required for Israel tourist visa are the same as the general documentation requirement for visa applications mentioned above. Israel Visa Types Types of Israel Visa As mentioned above, there are different Israel visa types, they are classified into different subgroups based on the purpose, nature and duration of the visit; they are: B2 Tourist Visa An Israel tourist visa is given to people that intent to visit the nation of Israel for tourism or to visit friends and family who reside in Israel. B1 Employment Visa This visa is issued to Indian citizens who intend to visit the nation of Israel to work for a company or to start a business. The B1 visa is further classified into other visa types based on the reason and nature of the employment. Kindly check which type of visa would be best suited to you before applying. A2 Study Visa This visa is issued to Indian citizens who intend to visit the nation of Israel to study at the educational institutes in the nation. However, the reputation of the institute and the course carry a lot of weightage of the visa. Israel Visa Fees Basic Types of Israel Visas The basic Israel visa fees are given below: Category Visa Fees -INR If Ministry confirmation then Visa Fees - Dollar A/2 1600 GRATIS $25 A/3 1600 GRATIS $25 A/4 1600 GRATIS $25 B/1 1600 GRATIS $25 B/2 1100 GRATIS $17 B/3 1100 GRATIS $17 B/4 1100 GRATIS $17 Visa Fees applicable with effect from 7th Jan 2019 for Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata under A2 (Student), B1 (Employment / Work), and B2 (Business / Tourist) Visa are: Note: B1 (Employment - Caregiver visa) not applicable for Bangalore. VISA Types Visa Fee in INR LOGISTIC FEES IN INR FASTRACK FEE IN INR TOTAL FEES TO BE PAID IN CASH INR * A2 STUDENT / A4 00(GRATIS) 1080 NA 1080 A2 STUDENT PAYABLE/ A4 PAYABLE 3260 1080 NA 4340 * B1 - EMPLOYMENT - CAREGIVER / EXPERT 00(GRATIS) 1080 NA 1080 B2 – BUSINESS & TOURIST 1680 1080 NA 2760 B2 – BUSINESS FASTRACK & TOURIST FASTRACK 1680 1080 3850 6610 B2 - 5 YEARS MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA FOR BUSINESS VISITOR WITH INDIAN CITIZENSHIP 1680 1080 NA 2760 * Subject to the prior approval from the Ministry of Interior in Israel. Processing time for all categories shall be a minimum 5 working days (excluding day of submission of application at Israel Visa Services), for fast track applications: 2 working days (48 hours) for Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore. For Kolkata 4 working days. 2 working days (48 hours), For B1 Visa (after receiving an approval from the Ministry of Interior in Israel). Applications accepted at the Israel Visa Application Centres will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy / Consulate General of Israel. Please Note: The applicable Visa Fee and Service Charges will change as per US$/ INR exchange rate. Rates will be decided by Embassy/ Consulate of Israel. The same is subject to change without notice. The Visa Fee & Israel Visa Services Service Charges and other charges such as courier charges and form filling charges are non-refundable in case the visa is refused or withdrawn. There is an optional courier facility available at Rs. 461/- (Inclusive of Service Tax) per application / passport. There is an optional form filling facility available at Rs. 104/- (Inclusive of Service Tax) per application / Visa application form. Visa fee and Israel Visa Services Service charges would be accepted in CASH only. There is an optional SMS service facility available at Rs.150/- (inclusive of service tax) per visa application form. FAQs on Israel Visa Are Indians eligible for Visa on Arrival? No, Indians are not eligible for Visa on Arrival. You will need to apply for visa in India and ensure that it is approved and valid. Should I take travel insurance for my trip to Israel? It is recommended to have travel insurance. Regardless of your destination, hospital cost is a major concern while travelling abroad. However, travel insurance can help you in receiving medical services in the nation without hassle. With Bharti AXA you will not have to constantly worry about contingencies on how to deal with emergencies on your travel. You can select the plan that suits your travel needs the best. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Planning on an international trip? Take a look at our FAQ section that resolves commonly-asked queries on travel insurance. How do I benefit with Travel Insurance? Overseas travel insurance protects you when you are travelling in a foreign land. The insurance covers the expenses incurred during events like flight cancellation, illness, injury, misplaced baggage, loss of passport, etc. There would be financial reimbursement offered to cover the financial risk. Are Children and Senior citizens covered? Children from the age group of 3 months are covered.Senior citizens are also covered, with maximum entry age restricted to 85 years.For buying a policy covering people above 60 years of age kindly contact our representative at 080- 49010200. MORE FAQs Why choose Bharati AXA Travel Insurance Travelling overseas is always fun. its more fun when you know your trip financialy secure. 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