When applying for Aliyah, it is important to ascertain your Aliyah status, as it will affect the documents you are required to submit, as well as the benefits you receive upon Aliyah. Note: Although you can get a good idea of what your status likely is, the Jewish Agency has the final say in determining your Aliyah Status.
Below you can find each category to help you get an idea of what your status will be, but keep in mind that your Aliyah advisor will help you understand your Aliyah status, but the final decision is made by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Misrad Hapnim.
The following definitions are too broad to determine true Aliyah status but will give you an idea of what your status will be.
Your rights and benefits may also be affected by previous extended stays in Israel. Find out more here.