All visitors to Israel must hold a passport that is valid for at least six months from the date they enter the country. Individuals holding national passports of the following countries are not required to obtain a visa prior to their arrival at Israel:

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea (south), Latvia, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States of America.

(Note: this is a partial list, compiled from the list of countries from which the Meeting web-site was visited; for a complete list of the countries with visa exemption agreements with Israel, please look here).

Letters of invitations will be issued by the Meeting Secretariat to bona fide participants only. Requests should be sent on the official letterhead of the Applicants Company / organization.

Individuals from countries without diplomatic relations with Israel, should write to the Fair Secretariat, no later than three months prior to the Fair, giving their full name, date and place of birth, passport number, date of issue and expiry, date of arrival and flight details. The Meeting Secretariat will do its best efforts to arrange for a visa to be issued at the airport upon arrival; however, 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: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travelers are advised to check their entry requirements with the Israeli Embassy/Consulate or with their travel agent.