According to Israel Airports Authority regulations "Fees at Border Terminals" (1994), each departing traveler is required to pay a passage fee. The rates in NIS are updated once a year (January 1st), and linked to the consumer price index (CPI).
Fees at Land Border Stations as of the 1.1.2017.pdf
Fees at Land Border Stations as of the 1.1.2018
Fees may be paid through:
Any postal bank branch in Israel, with no extra charge*.
Any financial operator at the border terminals, with a counter fee of NIS 5.
The Milgam Ltd. Website, by credit card. The fee can be paid at the computer stand. In
order to pay the fee you must use your credit card. There is no additional charge for this
* Payment through the postal bank is in cash or bank draft only. The voucher is issued at the bank at the time of payment. The voucher is limited to 100 travelers only. It is possible to issue "multi-receipts", which means that a single cashier's check is split into several payments, according to the limitation described above of up to 100 fees on a single voucher and, consequently, into several vouchers.
Travelers Exempted from Paying Passage Fee:
Travelers holding a diplomatic passport or a passport with a diplomatic visa, or a certificate confirming that he/she is one of the following:
A UN employee serving in UNTSO.
A member of the Multinational Forces.
A member of the International Red Cross.
An official of the UNRWA, included in the list approved for this purpose by the Ministry of
An infant under the age of two.
Public transport bus crew - bus driver and attendant.
A driver of a commercial vehicle departing Israel in a commercial vehicle, as part of his/her job
of transporting cargo to or from Israel.
Any person participating in a search and rescue mission, providing medical assistance to
injured people, or in any other humanitarian activity.
A member of a government delegation, passing in order to carry out negotiation activities
between Israel and Jordan, and appearing on a list approved by the Ministry of Foreign