Covid-19 Regulations

The AACNS 2022 organizing committee, and Conference organizers are committed to creating a safe and effective meeting experience.

The safety of our delegates is our main priority. We are doing everything in our capacity to ensure a smooth process, in correspondence to the current health regulations. We are monitoring the COVID-19 requirements and will be updating the information and safety guidelines regularly with alignment to the situation.

The below COVID-19 regulations are relevant in regards to travel to Tel Aviv, Israel and in line with guidelines provided by the Conference venue.

As travel requirements and restrictions do change on frequent basis, we recommend checking your airline’s website for requirements for entering Israel (and a connection country, if any).

The below is information is published by the state of Israel as of May 23rd, 2022,  travel is at the delegates discretion.

WHAT ARE ISRAEL’S CURRENT TRAVEL RULES FOR COVID-19? WHO CAN VISIT?

  • As of May 23rd, 2022, foreign nationals of all ages, regardless of vaccination status, will be allowed to enter Israel.
  • All travelers arriving in Israel (Israeli and foreign travelers alike) are required to fill out the traveler arrival form within 48 hours before arrival / boarding the flight to Israel.

WHO IS CONSIDERED VACCINATED?

Those vaccinated with the vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, Bharat Biotech, Sinopharm, Johnson and Johnson, Novavax, Sputnik-V or Sputnik Light – in accordance with the required protocol in Israel:

  •  Vaccinated with two vaccine doses (or a single dose in case of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine) and 14 days or more have passed since the date of the second dose (and no more than 180), not including the day of vaccination.
    or:
  • They have been vaccinated with a booster dose and 14 days or more have passed since the date of the vaccination, not including the day of vaccination.
    Those vaccinated with the Sputnik-V or Sputnik-Light (administered as a booster dose) vaccine will be recognized as vaccinated after attesting a positive result on a serologic test performed in Israel.

WHO IS CONSIDERED RECOVERED?

Those who will present a certificate of recovery that can be digitally verified through the Ministry of Health’s systems in Israel, based on a positive result on a PCR test (or a NAAT-based equivalent), provided:

  • 8 days or more have passed since performing the positive test (the day of the test is day 1), and no more than 180 days have passed since recovered.

or:

  • They are recovered and received at least one dose of the vaccines approved by the WHO (regardless of the sequence of events and the date of vaccination or recovery).

WHAT FORMS AND TESTS ARE NEEDED TO TRAVEL TO ISRAEL?

The following forms are mandatory to be able to board a flight to Israel.

A printed-out incoming passenger form, which must be filled out within 36 hours before flying to Israel. In this form you should either:

  • Upload an approved digital vaccination or recovery certificate (EU countries, UK, and others) and receive an approval to travel boarding the flight. This approval should be automatic.
  • Or enter their vaccinations on the incoming passenger form and fill an additional form for shortening isolation, to which you should attach the vaccination confirmations, and receive a green pass before boarding the flight.

HOW CAN I GET A COVID TEST IN ISRAEL?

If according to the policy of the destination country, you will be required to perform a PCR test or a supervised rapid test before the flight or before departure at the border crossing – You can make an appointment in one of the approved hospitals that provide private COVID-19 testing or in one of these dedicated testing centers

Please note that the result certificate is in English and includes your full name in English identical to the name printed in your passport, and your passport number.

FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT THE COVID INFORMATION CENTER: