Embassy of Israel to the United States | Consular Services | Visa to Israel

Consular Services

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    The consular department will be closed on November 27th and 28th due to thanksgiving day. We apologies for the inconvenience.


    Please be advised: 

    - Personal checks will not be accepted.

    - Service requests sent via postal mail must include an additional $15 - return UPS fee.

    Thank you for your cooperation,
    The Consular Section.
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    Embassy of Israel

    3514 International Drive, N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20008
    (202) 364-5527

    Jurisdiction: Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

     

    Public Reception Hours ​Telephone Reception Hours
    ​Monday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM ​
    ​Tuesday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM ​2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    ​Wednesday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM ​2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    ​Thursday 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM ​2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    ​Friday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

    Notary Services: Notary services are offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Please call 202-364-5527 or email consular@washington.mfa.gov.il​ to schedule an appointment. ​
     
  • Security Instructions for Consular Services at the Embassy

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    • Bring a photo ID.
    • All visitors will undergo a security check before entering.
    • Do not bring large handbags, suitcases, food or beverages. Personal objects including handbags, mobile phones and electronic devices will not be allowed into the Embassy.
    • The instructions of the security staff must be obeyed at all times.
  • Operation on Holidays and Observances

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    Day​ ​Date Hours​
    President's Day​ ​Monday ​02/17 ​Closed
    ​Passover Eve ​Monday ​04/14 9:30-10:30
    ​Passover Tue-Wed ​04/15-16 Closed​
    Passover -  Second Holiday ​Mon-Tue ​04/21-22 Closed​
    ​Israel's Memorial Day ​Monday ​05/05 Closed
    ​Israel's Independence Day
    Independece Day Event day
    ​Tuesday
    Monday
    ​05/06
    05/12
    ​Closed
    Closed
    Shavuot Eve
    ​Shavuot
    Tuesday​
    Wed-Thu
    06/03
    ​06/04-05
    9:30-10:30
    ​Closed
    ​US Memorial Day ​Monday ​05/26 ​Closed
    ​US Independence Day ​Friday ​07/04 ​Closed
    Internal Work Day ​Wednesday 08/27 ​Closed
    ​Labor Day ​Monday ​09/01 ​Closed
    ​Rosh HaShana Eve ​Wednesday ​09/24 9:30-10:30
    ​Rosh HaShana ​Thu-Fri ​09/25-26 ​Closed
    ​Yom Kippur Eve ​Friday ​10/03 9:30-10:30
    ​Sukkot Eve ​Wednesday ​10/08 9:30-10:30
    Sukkot​ ​Thu-Fri ​10/09-10 ​Closed
    ​Columbus Day ​Monday ​10/13 ​Closed
    ​Sukkot - Second Holiday Eve ​Wednesday ​10/15 9:30-10:30​
    ​​Sukkot - Second Holiday ​Thu-Fri ​10/16-17 ​Closed
    ​Thanksgiving Day Thursday 11/27 Closed
    ​Christmas Day ​Thursday ​12/25 ​Closed