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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