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Israel upgrades Mexico to orange for vaccinated travelers

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — On September 27, Mexicans are again permitted to enter Israel after the country was elevated to an orange status. According to the Israeli Ministry of Health, as of September 27, Mexico will move from red to orange, allowing vaccinated travelers to enter the country for tourism purposes.

To enter the country, Mexican travelers will have to have have proof of second vaccination recognized by the Israeli Ministry of Health (vaccine approved by the FDA or EMA: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca) within the last six months, or have received the third vaccination or booster.

The will also be required to present a negative PCR test issued within 72 hours prior to departure and undergo another PCR test upon arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport.

Upon receiving the PCR test in Israel, tourists can freely travel within the country.

The program, started in May 2021 to provide a safe and controlled option to allow foreign tourists to visit Israel, is seen as a success.

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