The Israeli customs directorate published its working schedule during the coming 2013 Jewish Passover holiday, which will start in the evening of Monday, March 25 and ends in the evening of Tuesday, April 2
Working hours at custom field offices:
On 25th March 2013 and on 31st March 2013 customs at Ashdod, Haifa, Ben Gurion International Airport and Tel Aviv main postal office will be working from 08:00 until 11:00. Tuesday, 26th March - Passover eve. Wednesday 27th March 2013 and Thursday 28th March 2013 customs at Ashdod, Haifa, Ben Gurion International Airport and Tel Aviv and Jerusalem main postal office will be working from 08:00 until 13:00. Friday, 29th March 2013, all customs field offices will be closed except Ben Gurion International Airport which will work half day.
Note: Customs export departments at customs field offices at Ashdod, Haifa, Ben Gurion International Airport will be operating as above. No second shift will be available for customs export services.
Border crossings which are operated by the Israeli Airport Authority (IAA) will be operating in accordance with IAA's separate publication.
During the intermediate days of the holiday, the automatic customs clearance will be operating regularly during customs hours. However, in cases where imported goods are directed for more extensive customs processes, the examination will be postponed. Customs will only handle those goods which are subject to: direct delivery, animals, medicines, dangerous and radioactive cargo, raw materials for industry.