The Iftach Hanan & Co. law firm, led by Adv. Iftach Hanan- Chairman of the Immigration and Foreigners Committee of the Bar Association, specializes in immigration, relocation and foreign expert law, and is considered one of Israel’s leading firms in this sector. The firm is regularly ranked in the BDI Attorney's Ranking Guide as a leading firm in its field.
Due to our firm’s vast experience and uncompromising approach, our skilled lawyers are able to obtain work permits and work visas of all kinds, swiftly and efficiently. Methodological and meticulous, the firm adheres to the unique legal specifications of each sector, country, or objective. Subsequently, the client obtains a tailored, objective-specific, legal solution which allows the company and the expert, upon relocation, to focus on the core activities of the project/vocation whilst fully complying with the relevant legal requirements.
In addition, we specialize in arranging legal status in Israel for foreign spouses of Israeli citizens, assist in the Aliyah (immigration) process including proof of Judaism, handle refusal of entry and / or deportation from Israel, and provide legal advice and comprehensive assistance in dealing with all immigration issues before the Ministry of Interior and Population and Immigration Authority. We represent a long list of local and international corporations and companies, with hundreds of satisfied customers and countless successes.
Denied entry to Israel We at Iftach Hanan & Co. specialize in handling cases of barred entry to Israel. Our team of lawyers with vast experience provides fast and efficient solutions for such cases. Expulsion from Israel- Denied entry The…
Work Permits for Foreign Workers in Israel Our firm specializes in providing legal assistance to Israeli and global corporations and companies in applying for permits and visas to foreign experts so they can work in Israel. In recent years, we…
Oleh's visa (Law of Return) The Law of Return delineates the right of every Jew to immigrate to the State of Israel. With regard to the law, “A Jew is a person born to a Jewish mother, or who is…
Our office, together with our partners, provides professional immigration legal services to both corporate and individual clients, with an emphasis on employment, family and consular processing issues. With more than 40 years of cumulative experience our areas of expertise include…
15/5/2022-Important Correction Re Today's Immigration Update
Starting from 21.5.2022 foreigners will not be required to present a negative PCR/antigen test result before boarding a flight to Israel. In addition, the PCR test requirement at the airport upon entering Israel will be canceled. There will no longer be a need for 24-hour isolation after entering Israel.
28/03/2022- New High-Tech Employee Immigration Track for Ukrainian and Russian Refugees
A new “green track” for such refugees will allow Israeli high-tech companies to facilitate their arrival and immigration to Israel. This is applicable for both Employees who qualify for the Law of Return and those who does not qualify for the Law of Return, as well as their families.
09/01/2022- All Countries were Removed from the Red List
Israel removed all countries from the red list, at this stage permitting foreigners to enter Israel from any country without special permission from the Exceptions Committee. All countries are now classified as orange.
The move comes since Israel reopening of the borders to foreign travelers arriving from orange countries who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, as well as to some travelers from orange countries who have recovered from the disease.
09/01/2022 - Israel removed the ban of entry to Israel for foreigners
Starting from Sunday, January 9, 2022, vaccinated/recovering foreigners arriving from orange countries will be allowed to come to Israel if they meet all requirements of the Ministry of Interior.
All vaccinated people/recovering who return from orange countries will do PCR testing in Ben Gurion airport and will enter into quarantine for 24 hours or until obtaining a negative result (the earliest among them).
Adv. Iftach Hanan is one of the leading attorneys in Israel in the field of immigration law. Adv. Hanan serves as Chairman of the Immigration and Foreigners Committee of the Israel Bar Association and uses his status to promote issues of corporate (companies) and private immigration (foreign spouses, Aliyah/immigration processes, etc.) before the Israeli state authorities.
Adv. Hanan has extensive professional experience in all areas of immigration and in particular in the field of relocating foreign experts to Israel. Over the years, Adv. Hanan has advised key players in some of the largest projects carried out in the Israeli economy, in addition to assisting private clients in complex cases with the immigration authorities in Israel.
We have been working with the law firm of Iftach Hanan & Co. for some time in the field of applying for foreign expert work licenses in Israel. As a leading company in our field, we carry out many projects that require the purchase of advanced machinery and upgrading the production system in our factories on a regular basis, while utilizing the services of foreign experts.
From the moment we turned to Adv. Iftach Hanan, we realized that we were already in a different place- a sense of service, professionalism, availability, and providing an efficient and quick response to any problem, issuing work permits on tight schedules, and doing everything possible for the sake of the project. Real professionals, great job!
Elbit Systems - Cyclone Ltd., is engaged in the production and design of aerospace parts for the military and civilian market for the best aircraft manufacturers in the United States, and most of its activities are for defense exports.
I would like to thank you and the firm's staff for their fruitful cooperation, and for your thorough, efficient and professional service.
Your guidance in the process of applying for visas has proven itself, particularly against the background of COVID-19 and in light of the complexities involved both with the suppliers abroad and with the authorities in Israel. I enjoy working with you, especially because of the courtesy and sense of partnership for which I am grateful.
For about two years, our company has been using the services of the Iftach Hanan & Co. law firm for the purpose of applying for long-term and short-term foreign expert work permits.
In light of the complexity that currently exists with the authorities abroad and in Israel regarding the issuing of work permits and the immigration of foreign experts, Iftach Hanan's services have proven themselves more than once to be professional, courteous and fast.
Therefore, I would like to thank Iftach and his dedicated employees for the availability, personal attention, and accompanying services pertaining to the above.
We at Coral Energy provide services to a large number of Israeli and international companies.
In recent years, we have been working together with the Iftach Hanan & Co. law firm, which specializes in applying for work permits and work visas for foreign experts who wish to work in Israel.
Adv. Iftach Hanan and the staff in his firm are well versed in immigration law to Israel and in the field of commercial immigration in particular. Their services include responsiveness at any hour of the day, efficient and fast work, and quick and efficient problem-solving.
Throughout our time working together, Iftach and his team have proven their integrity and reliability, professionalism, willingness to work non-routine hours, and impressive results.
We strongly recommend that you contact the Iftach Hanan & Co. law firm when dealing with immigration issues and applying for work permits and work visas for foreign experts and workers.