It is your responsibility at all times to ensure that you hold an appropriate, valid visa while you are in Israel. In order to extend your visa, or to bring your spouse or children after your arrival, please contact us.

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COVID Specific Visa Information

Israel has frequently changed their regulations regarding entry to foreign nationals throughout the pandemic. Government Regulations regarding entry to Israel.

Renewing your Visa

The International Office will contact you with detailed instructions for renewing your visa.

Changing Visa type

Please note:  If your status changes while you are here i.e you change from a student to an employee - you will need to change your visa. In order to change the type of visa you have, please contact us. For some types of changes, you may have to return to your home country.

Bringing Family Members

If you arrived alone and your spouse or children wish to join you here in Israel, start by sending a copy of their passports to the International Office and you will receive detailed instructions.

More Information you may need

Rehovot City

Rehovot City

Rehovot, founded in 1890 by Polish and Yemenite immigrants, is located in the center of the country. It has a population of over 160,000 and is well known for its scientific academic institutions – the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Hebrew University Faculty of Agriculture.

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Family Life

Family Life

If you are arriving with children, you will want to know what educational opportunities are available for them in Rehovot. Children normally attend the kindergarten or elementary school in their neighborhoods, while older children may travel by bus to their middle or high schools. We will be glad to assist you to register your children for the appropriate framework.

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