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News and updates about Visa Waiver Program

Danon to Amb. Nides: Joining US Visa Waiver program high priority for new govt.

Returning MK Danny Danon speaks with US Ambassador to Israel, Tom Nides on fast-track of visa exemptions to the US for Israeli citizens.

Danon to Amb Nides: Joining US Visa Waiver program high priority

US Ambassador to Israel: I’m working on visa issue day and night

Ambassador Tom Nides urges Knesset to approve the laws required to add Israel to Visa Waiver Program.

'I’m working on visa issue day and night'

US Amb. suggests time running out for Visa Waiver agreement

Ambassador Tom Nides tweets alarm clock image with message 'can't slow down now' on efforts to add Israel to US Waiver Program.

US Amb. suggests time running out for Visa Waiver agreement

Shaked: I wonder what Netanyahu will tell Biden

Interior Minister blames Opposition leader, Likud for holding up bill necessary for Israel to join US Visa Waiver Program.

Shaked: I wonder what Netanyahu will tell Biden

US ambassador calls on Likud MKs to push visa waiver

US ambassador Thomas Nides asks Israeli lawmakers to push for a visa exemption agreement with the US despite upcoming elections.

US ambassador calls on Likud MKs to push visa waiver

New elections stymie efforts to get Israelis US visa exemption

Dissolution of Knesset threatens plans to extend US visa waiver program to Israel by 2023.

New elections stymie efforts to get Israelis US visa exemption

US Ambassador to Israel: Israel could join visa waiver program by 2023

Ambassador Tom Nides: We still hope to solve Iranian issue through diplomacy.

'Israel could join visa waiver program by 2023'

Progressive Democrats to Biden: Exclude Israel from Visa Waiver Program

Democrats, including Tlaib and Ocasio-Cortez, call on Biden administration to keep Israel out of the Visa Waiver Program.

'Exclude Israel from Visa Waiver Program'

Will US suspend Visa waivers for Israelis over COGAT policy?

Biden Admin. angered by policy which could limit number of foreign students allowed to study in PA institutions.

Will US suspend Visa waivers for Israelis over COGAT policy?

Another step towards US visa exemption for Israelis

Israel, US sign agreement to share information on civilians convicted of serious criminal offenses.

Another step towards US visa exemption for Israelis

US lawmakers: Add Israel to Visa Waiver Program

Group of Senators sign letter urging Israel’s addition to the US Visa Waiver Program.

US lawmakers: Add Israel to Visa Waiver Program

Progress in adding Israel to US Visa Waiver program

US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides announces progress on negotiations to ensure Israel becomes part of US Visa Waiver program.

Progress in adding Israel to US Visa Waiver program

50 Congressmen urge Biden to add Israel to Visa waiver program

Bipartisan group of House members send letter to Sec. of State Blinken asking Biden Admin. to add Israel to US visa waiver program.

50 Congressmen urge Biden to add Israel to Visa waiver program

Shaked: Getting visa waivers from US could take 2 years

Interior Minister says US demands, including for criminal records, causing delay in granting of visa waivers to Israeli citizens.

Shaked: Getting visa waivers from US could take 2 years

Shaked: There's no consulate for visa exemption deal with the US

Interior Minister to meet US Homeland Security Secretary, discuss visa waiver program: There is a real chance to succeed.

Shaked: There's no 'consulate for visa' deal with the US

US considering adding Israel to visa waiver program

US Homeland Security Secretary says Israel is one of four countries the US is considering adding to its visa waiver program.

US considering adding Israel to visa waiver program

A US visa waiver for Israelis? Doubtful.

It’s unlikely that the promise given to PM Naftali Bennett will carry more weight than those the US handed out over the past 20 years. Op-ed

A US visa waiver for Israelis? Doubtful.

The difference between ESTA and a visa

Travelling to the US often requires prior permission from the US - such as a visa. But what other permits are offered besides a visa?

The difference between ESTA and a visa

The US just made it easier for Israelis to visit

American embassy drops requirement for in-person interviews for Israelis looking to renew their tourist visas to the US.

The US just made it easier for Israelis to visit

Will US waive visa requirement for Israelis?

US expected to add Israel to list of countries whose citizens are given automatic tourist visas upon arrival.

Will US waive visa requirement for Israelis?

Coming soon-US to ease Visa requirements for Israelis

Israel is moving plans forward for a fingerprint database in order to join the US visa waiver program.

Coming soon-US to ease Visa requirements for Israelis