ISRAELI CITIZENS VISITING GERMANY
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Israeli citizen for short-stay period in Germany starting from 2021.
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.
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 authorisation 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.
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)
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.
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
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
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, Israel
Phone: (00972 4) 838 14 08
Fax: (00972 4) 837 13 53
Embassy of Germany in Tel Aviv, Israel
- Routine Vaccines
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
Area: 357,021 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +49
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