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Living in Israel guide

Find out all you need to know to relocate and live in Israel with the expat guide

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Generalities

General information
  • Here is an overview of the main historical, geographic, political, economic and cultural features of Israel.

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Formalities

Visas, passports and entry requirements

Visas

Work visas, work permits, working holiday visas and residence permits
  • Gaining the right to stay in Israel longer than 3 months is easy if you are Jewish, and possible under certain conditions for non-Jews.

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  • There are a number of visas for Israel, and the Law of Return allows members of the Jewish community to move to Israel more easily.

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Work

Labour market, how to find a job
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  • Learn more about Israels vibrant labour market and the opportunities it holds for you.

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Accommodation

How to rent a house or an apartment, leases and rental agreements
  • An outline of the Israeli housing market, including tips to help you find suitable accommodation in Israel.

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Study

Student visa, University registration
  • Israel boasts a world-class education system. Find out more about universities, registration and visas procedures and student accommodation in Israel.

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Health care

Public and private health systems
  • Israels top-notch healthcare system is accessible to residents through a quality social security plan.

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Bank

Open and manage a bank account
  • An overview of Israels banking system, along with tips on how to open a bank account in Israel.

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Tax

Tax system, income tax
  • During your stay in Israel, you will be subject to a range of tax including income tax, VAT and land tax.

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Transports

Train, bus, plane, car rental
  • Useful information about planes, trains, buses, taxis and shared taxis in Israel.

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Driver's licence

Driving requirements
  • Learn about the requirements to obtain a valid Israeli drivers licence and the traffic regulations in Israel.

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Removal

moving, formalities and useful tips
  • Learn more about the conditions under which you can import your belongings and pets into Israel.

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Communications

Phone line, internet provider, post office
  • Find out how to stay connected via phone and Internet during your stay in Israel. Expats will find a number of networks to choose from.

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Leisure

Sports, leisure and cultural activities
  • Culture, sports, events; you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to finding what to do on your free time in Israel!

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  • The basic information that expats moving to Israel with children should have.

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