Visa and Letter of Invitation

All visitors to Israel must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they enter the country.
Individuals from countries, who require an entry visa to Israel, should contact the Israel Embassy/ Consulate in their country in order to obtain their tourist visa. For a list of Israeli missions abroad, please refer to Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs site.

Letter of Invitation: The organizers will be pleased to provide a letter of invitation on request to any pre-registered and paid participant that is intended to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa. 
if you wish to receive a letter of invitation please contact:

Individuals from countries without diplomatic relations with Israel, should write to the Symposium Secretariat, no later than three months prior to the Symposium , giving their full name, date and place of birth, passport number, date of issue and expiry, date of arrival and flight details. The Secretariat will do its best efforts to arrange for a visa to be issued at the airport upon arrival however the granting of such requests is at the discretion of the authorities in Israel.

Important note for tourists continuing from Israel on to Arab countries (Except Egypt and Jordan):
It is recommended that you request that an Israeli stamp does not appear on your passport. You must notify the clerk at the passport control of your request before your documents are stamped.

Note: Travelers are advised to check their entry requirements with the Israeli Embassy/ Consulate or with their travel agent.

For any questions relating to visas, please contact the Symposium Secretariat at:
Ortra Ltd., 1 Nirim Street, P.O. Box 9352, 61092 Tel Aviv, Israel
Tel. +972-3-6384444 Fax: +972-3-6384455