Visa to Israel for Czech Republic citizens

Post date: Aug 14, 2012 6:53:33 AM

Visa to Israel for Czech Republic citizens

Israel’s visa policy

We decided to give you this information about the process of receiving a visa to Israel since we got many questions to our website about this subject. Visas Types

There are seven types of visa to Israel:

Visa to Israel from Czech Republic

The Czech Republic belongs to countries whose citizens do not need visa to Israel for short-term visits. If you do not plan to visit Israel for longer period of time than 3 months and do not plan to earn money there is no need for visa application. In case you plan to work, it is necessary to apply for B/1 Work visa: (Business meetings doesn’t required work visa B/1)

This visa is for a person whose stay in Israel is approved for a limited period of time for the purpose of work. This visa is given to experts and artists, among others, and is granted solely with the approval of the Ministry of the Interior.

The fee is paid by the applicant when the application is submitted to one of the population administration offices of the Ministry of the Interior. Upon receipt of approval from the Ministry of the Interior, the mission will issue the B/1 Work visa after interviewing the applicant and obtaining from him the following documents:

The validity of the B/1 Work visa will be in accordance with Ministry of Interior guidelines. The worker must enter Israel within the period of time specified in the visa and stay in the country as specified in the visa. A person who receives such a visa may apply to one of the population administration offices of the Ministry of the Interior to extend the visa.

Tourism, business meetings, conferences

If you want to visit Israel to carry out a business meeting, attend a conference or to do sightseeing, B/2 visa is the one you need. In case you have Czech citizenship and do not plan to stay longer than 90 days there is no need to apply for visa (see the list of visa-waiver countries: Your passport must be valid for longer than 6 months from the time you plan to enter Israel. You should also be able to prove that you have enough financial resources for your stay in Israel.

Visa to Israel for other citizenship

Citizens of countries that Israel doesn’t have any diplomatic relations can apply for a visa to Israel. However, the process might take a bit longer and the visa approval should come from Ministry of Interior, in this case it is better to contact the Consular department at the Israeli Embassy, all the embassies locations in the world you can find here.