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Shavuot Government Office Closure

All government offices will be closed from May 16 until May 17 in observance of the Shavuot Jewish holiday

Additionally, no work permits or visa applications will be adjudicated.

Israeli consular posts abroad will also suspend their operations or conduct limited processing. 

Visa applicants may experience processing and issuance delays following the closures. Employers should take the and issuance delays into consideration when setting start dates. 

Visa applicants should check with their local consulate for specific information on holiday operations.


Israel Shuts Ben Gurion Airport to Incoming Flights

Due to the ongoing rocket fire from Gaza, arriving planes diverted to Ramon airport near Eilat; departures continue from Ben Gurion.

COVID 19 Information

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Best Regards,


Amit Acco, Senior Partner


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