Please ensure that you complete the registration process ahead of time as it can take up to one month to receive the approval of the Israeli Interior Ministry. Once you receive the approval, you can then start planning your trip to Israel and book your flight.
Make sure that you fit the criteria stated on our website
- Age 18-35
- Reasonable English
- Good Health – mentally and physically
- Volunteering between two to twelve months
- Valid passport
The registration procedure
Enter the "Apply now" link for registration
The registration procedure includes six stages:
Your application has been approved
Your application forms are being examined by the KPC office.
After we will find that everything is in order, we will schedule a Zoom Interview with the KPC coordinator and kibbutz coordinator froצ a potential hosting kibbutz. Once you get approved by the kibbutz for the volunteer program, we will apply for your volunteer visa at the interior office.
This will be done about between 2 to 4 weeks before your planned date of arrival to Israel.
Once the interior office approves your volunteer visa, we will notify you by email. According to the rules of the Israeli Interior office, you can not enter Israel before you receive our confirmation email that your volunteer visa has been approved and you received the entrance visa stamp in the Israeli consulate.
Now you have 30 days from the day we applied for your visa to visit the Israeli consulate in your country in order to obtain a permit itself to enter Israel. From the moment you receive the entry stamp on your passport, it will only be valid for 14 days! If you do not enter Israel within this time - the visa will expire and the procedure with the Israeli Interior Ministry will need to start all over again. In such a case you will be required to pay the 40$ fee again.
Please note - there may be certain dates for entering the country to which you will need to adjust
Buy a back and forth flight ticket to come to Israel.
14 days before arrival you must visit the Israeli consulate in order to receive the entry stamp on your passport. Please be advised that you will not be able to enter Israel without this visa. This is why we recommend that you buy the flight ticket before your appointment in the consulate.
Please limit the valuables that you are bringing with you to the kibbutz to the minimum necessary.
- Extra clothes
- Closed shoes (working and hiking)
- Extra bag
- Two towels
- Flash light
Light clothes (t-shirts and shorts/skirts)
Flight and arrival in Israel
Before boarding your flight: You will be asked to present a negative COVID-19 test result to airline staff. The test must be taken within 72 hours prior to departure to Israel. This requirement will also apply to people with an Israeli vaccination certificate or a certificate of recovery. Entry to Israel depends on complying with this requirement.
Upon arrival in Israel:
At the Israeli border control, the Volunteer will be asked to present the entry clearance issued after filling out the inbound statement form
The Volunteer will be asked to do another COVID-19 test on the spot
***According to the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, it is strictly forbidden to travel by public transport, (including taxis) on arrival from abroad.***
Coming out at the airport’s arrival hall:
A representative from the Kibbutz will be waiting for you holding a sign with the name of the Kibbutz.
Upon arrival to the Kibbutz:
- Kibbutz Coordinator/ Representative will meet you and take you to the accommodation, where you will go through the 10-day quarantine period.
- The Volunteer will be asked to do a PCR test if they were vaccinated or recovered from Covid-19
- Please make sure to have with you the following:
- A photocopy of the picture page of your passport
- 4 passport photos
- Return ticket
- Medical form and Volunteer declaration
- Transportation from the Airport to the Kibbutz 300 NIS + 50 NIS a day x 10 days for Quarantine (including accommodation, food, laundry, and WIFI) = total of 800 NIS.
- (All the costs above are subsidized by the Kibbutzim and the program)
- 1700 NIS in cash - Registration fee
- 400 NIS/ 100$ in cash - Deposit payable at your assigned kibbutz
- at least some 500 NIS for various expenses before during your stay at the kibbutz
A release from quarantine will only be given after a negative corona test that is done after 10 days of quarantine, or serological test results confirming vaccination or recovery from the virus.
You must follow health safety requirements during your stay in Israel:
- Wear a facemask in public
- Stay 2 meters from other people
- Practice hygiene
If there is any difference or conflict between the information on this page and the law, the provisions of the law will apply.
If you are planning to stay in our program for more than three months you will need to pay NIS 200 for each three-month visa extension and fill in the following form
Application for a Re-Entry visa - NOT POSIBBLE during Covid
Traveling outside the borders of Israel, for a period of a few days up to a month, whilst Volunteering in the kibbutz – is possible.
First, you have to receive approval from your volunteer leader in the Kibbutz and then complete the application form for Re-Entry Visa
, whether you are leaving by foot or by flight.
That is so your volunteer visa will be kept. The cost of the visa is 100NIS.
Our health insurance is mandatory and is included in the registration fee. The insurance payment is valid for one year; however, the volunteer will have to report to the KPC office about any extended stay over the first 3 months, so we can take care of the extension of the insurance