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This visa is granted to clergymen for the purpose of fulfilling their clerical duties among their religious communities in Israel, pursuant to the invitation of a recognized religious institution in Israel. A clergyman who goes to Israel for a visit and requires an entry visa will receive the regular B/2 visa.

Only the Ministry of the Interior has the authority to grant an A/3 visa. The application should be submitted in Israel by the religious institution that is inviting the clergyman. The mission will only issue the visa with the prior approval of the Ministry of the Interior. The validity of the visa will be in accordance with Ministry of Interior guidelines, with the option of renewal only in Israel.

If the visa is approved by the Ministry of the Interior, the visa will be issued by the mission upon provision of the following:

  • Copy of Approval by the Ministry of the Interior
  • A valid passport - the passport must be valid for the entire period of stay and another six months beyond that time, and at least 6 blank visa pages
  • Two pictures 5 x 5 cm, on white background, high quality. Click here for photo requirement.
  • Completed and signed application for a visa to enter Israel. Click here to download Visa form.
  • Travel and medical insurance for the entire period
  • Flight itinerary
  • VISA application fee (usually no need of payment when approved by Ministry of interior) of USD 46.
  • Handling fee of USD 22. Courier charges where applicable shall apply. Mode of payment is strictly cash.

No documents or Photos should be STAPLED or GLUED.

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