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ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING GERMANY


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorization will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in Germany starting from 2021.

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Documents
A valid passport is required to enter Germany. All tourists entering German territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to German authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Israel who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorization will become a mandatory requirement for every Israeli citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Goods brought from outside the European Union by air or sea can be subject to the following limitations:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: strong liquor (1L), of beverage with less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L)


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Germany with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Joint passports must contain a photo of each child up to 15 years of age. Children aged 16 and above must hold their own passport or equivalent document.


List of Israeli diplomatic offices in Germany


Embassy of Israel in Berlin, Germany

Address: Auguste-Victoria-Str. 74, 14193 Berlin, GermanyCheck on map


Phone: 49 30 89045500


Fax: 49 30 89045309


Email: INFO@BERLIN.MFA.GOV.IL


Website: http://www.BERLIN.MFA.GOV.IL


Office Hours: MON-THU : 9:30 am - 1:00 pm FRI : 9 am - 12:30 pm



List of German diplomatic offices in Israel


Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Eilat, Israel

Address: Neviot 5, 88000 Eilat, P.O Box 100, 4061, 88140 Eilat, Israel


Phone: (00972 8) 637 45 36


Fax: (00972 8) 634 27 61


Email: barbaras@eilatcity.co.il


Honorary Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Haifa, Israel

Address: 98 Hanassi Ave., Haifa 34455, P.O Box 100,6240, 31061 Haifa, IsraelCheck on map


Phone: (00972 4) 838 14 08


Fax: (00972 4) 837 13 53


Email: consulate@pappelaw.com


Embassy of Germany in Tel Aviv, Israel

Address: 3, Daniel Frisch St., 19. Stock, 64731 Tel Aviv, IsraelCheck on map


Phone: 03-6931 313 / (00972 3) 693 13 12


Fax: 03-6969 217


Email: ger_emb@mail.netvision.net.il


Website: http://www.tel-aviv.diplo.de


Office Hours: Monday through Thursday: 8:00 - 16:00 Friday and Holidays: 8:00 - 12:30



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About Germany

Capital: Berlin
Languages: German
Area: 357,021 KM2
Population: 81,802,257
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +49

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