UN/INGO National Staff Exiting Gaza to West Bank, Jerusalem, and Jordan

- Applicants should fill out the following form, and send to the CLA-Gaza Palestinian Permits section at karbel@cogatmtkgaza.gov.il.

- Within 72 hours, a confirmation email should be sent from CLA-Gaza that they have received the request.

- The processing time for long-term permits to West Bank and Jerusalem can take as long as 55 working days and 70 working days for one-day permits to Jordan.

- To verify permit status or to contact CLA-Gaza directly, contact:

- For further questions or assistance, contact:

Coordinate your exit from Gaza with the Gaza-based Ministry of Interior as per local practice. If you have further questions or need assistance please contact Balsam Atrash (BalsamA@unops.org

Gaza national staff are required to present non-objection letter upon arrival into Jordan via Queen Alia Airport. Such a letter can be obtained from the nearest Jordanian Embassy or through the Jordanian MoI in Amman.

UN/INGO National Staff Exiting Gaza to Jordan (non-objection letter)

- Staff are required to present a letter of non-objection from Jordanian authorities..

- Complete the following, and submit to the Jordanian Representative Office in Ramallah:

  • The attached visa form (download)
  • Photocopies of UN ID/UNLP and/or national ID
  • Official support letter from your agency/organization that indicates purpose of travel to Jordan and dates of travel
  • Submission fees: 80 NIS (submissions via fax) | 40 NIS (submissions via mail)

- Submissions sent by fax may take as long as 10 days for processing. Submissions via mail may take as long as 40 days for processing.

- Upon reception of letter, a permission fee of 48 NIS must be paid.

INGOs with offices in Amman can submit requests to the Palestinian Affairs office directly.

- For additional questions and assistance, contact:

UN National Staff Seeking to Exit Gaza via Rafah

Note: Approved Security Clearance is mandatory prior any coordination request

- Submit the following via email to Nader al-Atrash at ACU (Nadera@unops.org)

  • Support letter from agency explaining the purpose of the trip (in Arabic)
  • Application form (in Arabic) (Download)
  • Photocopy of passport and UN ID

- Applications should be sent to ACU at least two weeks in advance.

INGO and Diplomatic National Staff Seeking to enter/exit Gaza via Rafah

INGO staff and diplomatic staff who wish to enter/exit Gaza through Rafah crossing are advised to apply for a prior-coordination through their embassies, consulates or representative offices.