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UNITED NATIONS (UN) EMPLOYEE VISA

Exceptions:
The following groups are exception cases and therefore have different requirements:

Diplomatic and official passports:
Do not need to pay visa fee and do not need to introduce bank statements. All the other requirements are needed.

Please note that applicant can also directly approach the Embassy of Israel for the visa.

United Nations and all its sub-groups (UNICEF, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNMAS, UN-WOMEN, UN-HABITAT, UNODC, UNIDO, UNDSS, UNDPP)

All UN workers and their family members need visa to Israel regardless to their nationality, if going on an official mission to Israel (Short term mission or long term mission).

Note: This visa is NOT valid for entering Gaza.

In order to coordinate or enter to Gaza, UN headquarters will contact the Israeli army through the following link: http://www.cogat.idf.il/1570-en/IDFG.aspx

Requirements as follows

  • Official letter from the United Nations headquarters regarding the person's mission (and his family members), the letter usually mentions on which passport (national or official) the visa should be.
  • Photo Copy of national passport
  • Two (2) recent, clear, passport photos 5 cm x 5 cm. Click here for photo requirement.
  • Special visa application forms for United Nations officials. Click here to download Special Request form for UN official visa worker
  • Proof of Medical insurance
  • Flight details
  • No Visa Fee charge if traveling on UN business, but service charge of USD 22 applies. Courier charges where applicable shall apply. Mode of payment is strictly cash.

No documents or Photos should be STAPLED or GLUED.

In cases of United Nations Employees visiting Israel for private reasons (tour, friends etc), please act according to regular requirements of B/2 visit on national passport.

Fees paid are non-refundable regardless whether the Visa is approved or not. This Applies to all Visa Categories.