Every international student must obtain a health insurance policy for the duration of their stay In Israel.

There is no obligation to work with a specific insurance provider, however we recommend contacting “Harel Yedidim” – who have comprehensive  experience handling the insurance needs of International  students , and an English-speaking  service 24/7.

For more information see here.

Please see here for a basic summary of coverage and here for the full policy.

To download the insurance application form click here

You will be asked to present your valid policy upon arrival to Israel.

After completing the form, send it to Visa.Dorms@biu.ac.il


For more questions regarding the policy and/or for an upgraded policy, please contact Harel Yedidim at +972-3-6386216 or


Tel: 03-738-4246

Office hours:

  • Sunday, Tuesday: 11:30-14:00
  • Monday, Wednesday: 08:30-10:30