Holiday will suspend immigration processing

2 Jun 14

ISRAEL

IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? Government offices will close June 3 and 4 for Shavuot, a Jewish holiday.

What does the change mean? No work permits or visa applications will be processed.

  • Implementation timeframe: June 3 and 4.
  • Visas/permits affected:All visas and permits.
  • Who is affected: Visa and work permit applicants.
  • Impact on processing times: Possible slight delays after the holiday.

Background: All government offices close for the holiday. Schedules in overseas posts, however, will vary—some will close and others may provide limited service.

BAL Analysis: Applicants for visas and permits should check with their local consulates for holiday schedules.

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