Money, Currency & Visa

Money, Currency & Visa

​On arrival in Israel, tourists automatically receive a tourist visa at Passport Control at the airport. This visa lasts for a period of three months.

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​Foreign currency may be changed into New Israel Shekels (''Shekalim Hadashim'') and vice versa, at any bank branch or at ''Change'' stands located throughout the city and the country.

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​​The State of Israel’s currency is the New Israel Shekel (NIS) or shekel for short (pluralized as shkalim in Hebrew or shekels in English).
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​​All goods and services may be purchased with the following currencies, which can be freely exchanged:
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​Tourists who pay for goods and services in foreign currency are exempt, in certain cases, from VAT (Value Added Tax).

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Songs for JerusalemSongs for Jerusalemhttps://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Culture/SpecialEvents/Pages/SongsforJerusalemm.aspx5/13/2015 9:00:00 PM5/14/2015 6:00:00 AMתצוגת תאריך
Tu BiShvat Celebrations in and around JerusalemTu BiShvat Celebrations in and around Jerusalemhttps://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Events/HolidaysEvents/Pages/TuBiSHvatCelebrationsaroundJerusalem.aspx2/5/2017 10:00:00 PM2/11/2017 6:00:00 PMתצוגת תאריך
The Bridge of Strings The Bridge of Strings https://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Culture/SpecialEvents/Pages/Bridge.aspx4/28/2015 9:00:00 PM4/29/2015 7:00:00 AMתצוגת תאריך
20:20:20 – Following NOP 3820:20:20 – Following NOP 38https://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Culture/Culture/Pages/202020Tama38.aspx9/10/2016 9:00:00 PM9/11/2016 7:00:00 PMתצוגת תאריך
Just a moment: Children taking pictures of the cityJust a moment: Children taking pictures of the cityhttps://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Culture/Culture/Pages/Childrenpictures.aspx6/28/2015 9:00:00 PM6/29/2015 7:00:00 AMתצוגת תאריך
New Guy in the HoodNew Guy in the Hoodhttps://www.jerusalem.muni.il/en/Culture/Culture/Pages/NewGuyintheHood.aspx10/31/2016 10:00:00 PM11/1/2016 8:00:00 PMתצוגת תאריך

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