Import documents required in Israel

Documentation in Israel for import of goods


Types of documents required in Israel to import goods? What is the certification process to import to Israel? What are the documentation procedures as an importer in Israel? 


Information provided here describes about documents required by each import in Israel which need to be submitted with customs officials for the clearance process.


The documents required for import to Israel to take delivery of import cargo is based on the product importing, multilateral, bilateral or unilateral trade agreements, and other trade policies of Israel government.  The import documents required in Israel also depends up on the nature of goods importing (General goods, Personal effects, Dangerous goods, Livestock etc.),regular trade policy of Israel Government,  specific goods importing to Israel (Arms and ammunition, health products, food products, chemicals etc.)


The documentation procedure to import goods to a country is almost same in all countries worldwide.  Certificates and license required for importation of goods and services is uniformed by all WTO countries in almost all areas.  Detailed information on documentation for import to a country is explained in detail as separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


Import documents required


This post explains about various documents at different levels that required by every importer need to be submitted with the Israel Customs Authority in order to obtain clearance of the consignment and subsequently move it out of the port of Israel Customs.



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