Upon exiting the plane, you should be met by a representative of the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption. In addition, if you are making aliyah from the US, Canada, UK, Australia or South Africa you may be met by a representative of an Oleh association (UJIA, AACI, Telfed).
In the event that you are not met….
Proceed in the direction of passport control.
Immediately prior to the entrance to the passport hall you will find a phone mounted on the wall on the left hand side.
Pick up the phone to be connected directly to the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption Office.
Have your Israeli passport stamped.
You will then be accompanied to the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption offices at the airport – where you will complete the relevant processes.
You will be accompanied to pick up your bags.
At customs, you are required to declare individual items valued at $200 or more or cash of more than NIS 1,125,000.
You will be accompanied to your free taxi which will take you to your first destination.
If you are making Aliyah from North America, please click here to open our downloadable "first steps" guide for Katinim Chozrim
If you are making Aliyah from anywhere other than North America, please click here to open our downloadable "first steps" guide for Katinim Chozrim