Israel vaccinations: which ones do you need?

Are you planning a holiday in Israel? Please be aware of possible health risks. We recommend vaccinations for Israel, though they are not mandatory. Which specific vaccinations you require for your trip to Israel, depends on the areas you will visit and on the duration of your stay in ‘the promised land’.

Israel is located in the Middle East and has a Mediterranean climate, plus a desert climate in the Negev. The country has a rich history that is still literally tangible in many places. Highlights in Israel are its sacred cities such as Jerusalem, the mystical deserts, the Dead Sea and the cosmopolitan city of Tel Aviv. Whatever you choose to do in Israel, protect yourself well against various infectious diseases, dengue mosquitoes and the strong sunlight. Our KLM Health Services nurses are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Israel and how you can optimally prepare for your trip to this beautiful country. Click here to make an appointment with one of our nurses.

Israel vaccinations: the most common risks

Vaccines can make you resistant to various (tropical) diseases that occur in Israel. Please find below a list of the most common health risks and diseases in Israel and read which specific vaccinations you require.


In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.


Vaccination against DTP is recommended for all travelers to this country.

Hepatitis A

Vaccination against hepatitis A is recommended for all travelers to this country.


Vaccination depends on your personal situation. In this country mammals could be infected with Rabies. Avoid contact with mammals. Please contact KLM Health Services for good and personal advice.

A healthy trip to Israel? Prepare for your trip with our tips

Make your trip to Israel as pleasant as possible and avoid unexpected surprises. Below you will find helpful tips and tricks to prepare yourself for your journey.

Our KLM Health Services’ Doctor Connect service allows your to contact a KLM Health Services expert 24/7, either by telephone, text message or WhatsApp. Not only in case of emergency but also if you have doubts. Subscribe to Doctor Connect.

Seemingly innocent things such as food, water and bright sunlight can pose a risk to your health during your travels. Want to know what measures you can take to reduce these health risks? Please read our travel tips.

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs travel advice helps you prepare for safety risks during your stay abroad. The travel advice, for example, tells you which regions are safe and to which regions you should not travel. Sometimes there are security risks. If this is the case, please be alert or, preferably only travel to the country concerned if genuinely necessary. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs has set up a central telephone number for travellers, which can be reached 24/7. Please call: +31 247 247 247.

Schedule a vaccination for Israel? Make an appointment!

Please make an appointment online for your Israel vaccinations. An overview of our branches can be found here. Do you have any other questions about immunisations for Israel? Please feel free to contact us and send an email to You can also visit our frequently asked questions page.

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