Consular services at the Embassy

Consular Services

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    Address and contact information
    Consular Services (main Foreign Ministry website)
    Visa Services (main Foreign Ministry website)
    Embassy of Israel
    Abidjan – Plateau, corner of Ave. Chardy and Gourgas St., Nur al-Hayat building, 9th floor.
    Consular reception hours:

    Monday to Thursday, 10:00 – 12:00

    Telephone reception hours for consular services:

     Tel: (+225) 20-21-31-78
    Fax: (+225) 20-21-87-04

    Phone Inquiries:
     Monday to Friday, 12:00 – 15:00
    Monday - Friday 10 AM To Thursday 12:00 p.m.
    Applicants are asked to submit their visa application at least 15 days before the date of their departure.
    The visa issued by Embassy gives you the right to enter Israel . However, the final condition will be taken by the authorities of the Immigration services at ports of entry.
    1 . The Israeli Embassy in Abidjan issue visas to citizens of Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso , Togo , Benin , Liberia.
    2 . Passport valid at least six (6) months from the date planned for Israel. For non- Ivorians must increasingly a residence in Ivory Coast valid .
    3 . For any type of visa , you must properly complete and sign the forms individually and place information at the Embassy with all the documents mentioned .
    4 . Interview : Each visa applicant must present themselves to our Embassy for a personal interview.
    5. Provide one original and one photocopy of each document submitted
    6. A certificate of medical insurance during the staying in Israel
    1 . Two (2) photos 5x5
    2 . Travel program ( hotel reservation and airline ticket)
    3 . Certificate of leave and work certificate from your employer
    4 . The original bank statements for the three (3 ) months signed and sealed by your bank manager .
    5. The last three ( 3) pay slips
    6 . An invitation letter (if possible)
    7 . Marriage certificate and birth certificates of children if you are married with children.
    8 . If you have your own business : a certificate of registration , receipts and bank statements for the three (3 ) months for the .
    9 . If you have a sponsor please submit three recent bank statements and yours
    10- Medical insurance for the staying
    1 . Two photos (2)
    2 . Travel program ( hotel reservation and airline ticket)
    3 . The original bank statement of the company's three (3 ) months.
    4 . Correspondence for business contracts in Israel include a letter of invitation.
    5. Document that justifies the ongoing operations of the company .
    6 . Detailed travel program in Israel . And the last 3 payslips
    7 . Letter from the company stating your purpose for the trip. A letter stating your position
    8 . travel insurance
    9- Medical insurance for the staying
    ATTENTION: Further documents may be requested in order to complete your visa application for B and C.Please ensure that you have all required documents before applying  for visa. If your application is incomplete, you will be required to return to the complete ( original + photocopy )
    Make a photocopy of each document
     The visa application fee is 12 000 FCFA 24,000 and FCFA for visa Studies payable upon demand.
      Please prepare the exact amount the fee is non refundable when the visa is refused.
     You can call the embassy to find out if you got the visa or not, after two weeks from the date of visa application.
    Tel: (225) 20 21 31 78 Fax: (225) 20 21 87 04

    Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Togo, Liberia

    Security instructions for people who wish to obtain consular services at the mission offices:

    1. Please bring a photo ID.
    2. Every visitor and his belongings will be required to undergo a security check.
    3. For security purposes, no personal objects will be allowed into the mission, including handbags, mobile phones and electronic devices.
    4. Do not bring large handbags or suitcases to the mission.
    5. Do not bring food and/or beverage bottles or containers.
    6. The mission’s security directives apply to people in the consular waiting room. The instructions of the security staff must be obeyed at all times.
    Mailing material to the mission:

    Material that is mailed to the Consular Department at the mission must be only sent to and collected from the following address:
    Ambassade d'Israël
    B.P. 1877, Abidjan 01
    Côte d’Ivoire
    When sending documents please include originals and photocopies; requests without original documents will not be served. Documents should be sent by Express Mail Services such as UPS or DHL. Shipments are to be paid collect, meaning, both to the embassy and back to the sender. Original document will be returned upon completion.
    The sender is responsible for material mailed to the mission.
    It is important to stress that there are cases in which you are required to visit the mission in person.
    For more detailed information, see the section on Consular Services.
    List of criminal attorneys:

    Below is a list of attorneys who specialize in criminal law, whose services can be retained if necessary. The mission is not permitted or authorized to recommend any particular attorney (click here to download a list of attorneys).
    To obtain a more detailed list, click here for the website of the local Bar Association.
    1. Jean-François Chauveau
    B.P. 3586, Abidjan 01
    29 blvd. Clozel (in front of Pharmacie des Finances), Abidjan – Plateau
    Tel: (+225) 20-25-25-70
    Fax: (+225) 20-25-25-80
    2. Emmanuel Assi
    B.P. 6568, Abidjan 01
    59 rue des Sambas, Indénié, Abidjan – Plateau
    Tel: (+225) 20-21-53-43 or 20-22-82-56 or 20-22-78-48
    Fax: (+225) 20 21 59 45
    3. Cheick Diop
    B.P. 1328, Abidjan 17
    Avenue Lamblin, Matca Building, 6th Floor, Abidjan – Plateau
    Tel: (+225) 20-32-80-26
    Fax: (+225) 20-32-82-28
    4. Paule Folqutdiallo
    B.P. V 127, Abidjan 01
    Rue B7 (Parallel to Canebière St.), Abidjan – Cocody
    Tel: (+225) 22-48-53-08 or 22-48-53-09
    Fax: (+225) 22-48-83-85
    5. Corinne Kama
    B.P. 3039, Abidjan 01
    Passage des Chevaliers de Malte, Avenue Joseph Blohorn, Abidjan – Cocody
    Tel: (+225) 22-44-22-45 / 57 or 07-01-91-28
    Fax: (+225) 22-44-23-17
    6. Karidiata Marie-Honorine Kamagaté
    B.P. 805, Abidjan 22
    Les Elias, Limba Building, 3rd floor, Office No. 1931, Abidjan – Cocody Riviera Golf
    Tel: (+225) 22-43-50-72 or 01-00-58-58 or 67-67-41-41
    Fax: (+225) 22-43-50-72
    E-mail: /
    7. Roger Martini
    B.P. 1667, Abidjan 01 or B.P. 1308, Abidjan 01
    23 Avenue Chardy (in front of Air Sénégal), Abidjan – Plateau
    Tel: (+225) 20-22-85-46 or 20-21-05-33
    Fax: (+225) 20-22-17-75
    8. Agnès Ouangui
    B.P. 1306, Abidjan 01
    24 Blvd. Clozel, SIPIM Building, 5th Floor, Abidjan – Plateau
    Tel: (+225) 20-21-08-50 or 20-22-37-01
    Fax: (+225) 20-21-80-63
    For information on lawyer registration with the local Bar Association it is recommended to contact the Bar Association directly:
    Ordre des Avocats du Barreau de Côte d'Ivoire
    Mailing Address:
    01 BP 8500, Abidjan 01
    Geographical Address:
    Abidjan-Plateau, Palais de Justice, Salle des Avocats
    Tel: (+225) 20-21-63-64
    Fax: (+225) 20-21-61-14
    This list does not constitute a recommendation for any of the attorneys appearing on the list. Use of the services of the various attorneys is the responsibility of the person utilizing the services.

    Inquiries and feedback
    Contacts and inquiries about improving the service provided to the citizens

    • Email can be sent to the following address:
    • For feedback on the quality of service provided to the citizens by the mission, click on the following link:

    The main laws of the State of Israel on which consular work abroad is based, are as follows:

    • The Law of Return, 5710  1950  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Entry into Israel Law, 5712  1952  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Law of Citizenship, 5712  1952  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Passports Law, 5712  1952  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Names Law, 5716  1956  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Population Registration Law, 5725  1965  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Notaries Law, 5736  1976  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Defense Service Law (Consolidated Version), 5747  1986 and the authority to implement it abroad  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    • The Crime Register and Rehabilitation of Offenders Law, 5741  1981  with all the amendments thereto over the years.
    Local characteristics
    The Consular department of the embassy services both in French and in English. Visa applications may take up to 5 days to process (especially in cases where applicant is not resident of Côte d'Ivoire).