Who can apply
The service is available for Israeli employers.
What you need
Attach the following original documents after they have been verified by a lawyer or an accountant:
A current and valid printout of the applying company from the Registrar of Companies, the Registrar of Partnerships or the Business Registry.
When applying for a new expert foreign worker permit, attach their resume and relevant diplomas, degrees and certificates, indicating education, qualifications, experience, reputation and/or expertise. Documents that are not in Hebrew or English must be translated to Hebrew and notarized.
If the applying company is a foreign company, without an Israel based branch, attach power-of-attorney, authorizing the applicant to make the request on behalf of the employee.
For local companies
An accountants report stating that the company is active and has no 'ongoing entity warning'.
A certified copy of the 122 form, submitted to National Insurance Institute, regarding Israeli workers of the last three months.
A printed letter of explanation, specifying the need for the expert foreign worker (See section 7 on the request form) and documents supporting the stated needs, and documents showing government support.
Any additional documents supporting the employer's request.
When requesting to extend an expert foreign worker's permit, attach an accountant's authorization on appendix C on the request form. In the case of foreign companies, complete this appendix.
1,190 NIS payable online.
We recommend checking the up-to-date prices on the fees chart.
How to apply
- Pay the application fee online
- Print and complete the expert foreign worker application form.
- Send it, together with all the required documents in a sealed envelope to:
The Employers and Foreign Workers Services Administration, Permits Unit
42 Agripas Street, AUI Building (Ki"ch), 5th Floor,
- Affidavits in English should be made only by foreign companies, requesting expert foreign workers.
- Some of the forms provided for this service are in Hebrew. In order to assure successful use of the service, seeking assistance from a Hebrew speaker is recommended.