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Armoured Cars

Armored Cars

 

WE ARE WAITING FOR THE LATEST ON THE ARMORED CAR ISSUE - MEMBERS WILL BE INFORMED AS SOON AS WE HAVE NEWS. 

Current regulations forbid any Israeli driver to drive a tax-free car without a foreigner in the car with him. In addition customs require cars to be parked inside Israel - none of which makes any sense at all.  

VEHICLE IMPORT INFO  -  SINCE 2006 : 

 

The Israel Tax Authority Department of Customs& VAT (http://tinyurl.com/y3jyyn) requests that members of the foreign press make all necessary arrangements for the importing of vehicles into Israel in advance.  

 

In order to import a vehicle, journalists must possess and present the following:

 

 Valid working visa (B1) in Israel;

 

 1.    Valid GPO press card;

 

2.    A letter confirming employment by a foreign media organization;

 

3.    Document verifying ownership of vehicle or;

 

4.    Power of attorney from company if vehicle company owned;

 

5.    Permit from Ministry of Transportation for armored vehicle;

 

 Customs officials stress that arrangements should be made in advance, preferably coordinated by the GPO.

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