Transfer of Prisoner from Israel

 
​A PRISONER SERVING A PRISON SENTENCE IN ISRAEL WHO WISHES TO TRANSFER TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY

​1. A prisoner whose criminal proceedings in Israel have concluded may apply, via the Israel Prisons Service, to the country of his/her citizenship, to continue to serve his/her sentence there.

2. At the same time, the prisoner wishing to transfer to a foreign country must send, via the consul of the foreign country, a similar request to the foreign country to which he/she wishes to transfer.

3. After completing the form, the Israel Prisons Service shall send the request to the Department of International Affairs at the State Attorney which shall examine the request.

4. In accordance with the requirements of The Serving of a Prison Sentence in the Country of the Prisoner's Nationality Law, a prisoner who wishes to transfer from Israel to a foreign country is required as a rule to be a citizen and resident of the country to which he/she wishes to transfer. Therefore, it is recommended to attach to the request form, documents providing a relationship to the country to which the prisoner wishes to transfer.