Israeli government offices will be closed on March 17th for Election Day and from April 3rd to April 12th for the Passover holiday. During these periods, processing of visas and work permit applications in Israel will be suspended.  Additionally, consular offices abroad may also suspend or limit their processing times during the election and holiday period. To avoid delays, it is recommended that employers and applicants check with their local consular office and file their applications accordingly.

Please note that this is general information only and not intended as advice on a specific matter. Please feel free to contact Fakhoury Global Immigration directly with questions exclusive to your situation. This news alert may have been prepared using information from Peregrine Immigration Management, which is licensed to Fakhoury Global Immigration.