Listing one’s requirements related to making Aliyah can be a daunting task. For practical purposes AM divides this process into two distinct parts. The first relates to documents needed for your application process, and the second concerns your personal information needs. AM is in the process of producing an Aliyah Planner that will greatly facilitate this task, including finding appropriate answers here on our website. Meanwhile, we hope the following information proves helpful.
Documents required for the Aliyah Process: Each person making Aliyah will need both originals and copies of their birth certificates; proof of nationality or citizenship; proof of Jewish identity that can include (a katuba) the mother’s Jewish wedding document, letter from community rabbi, conversion certificates; police reports of clean record or details of felonies; bank statements if planning on receiving financial assistance; signed & witnessed photos; and an application fee. Divorced applicants may require to furnish proof of divorce certificates, child custody or maintenance orders While single young applicants may require certain letters of permission, in particular for serving in an IDF combat unit. Other documents or information may be requested.