General Services

General Services at Embassy

  •   Consular Services Offered at The Embassy
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  • Address and Contact Information

    a. Address
    Bishop Road (Opposite Fairview Hotel)
    Box 30354 - 00100, Bishop Rd Nairobi, Kenya.
    b. Consular reception hours (Other Consular services except VISA applications)
    10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m Monday through Thursday.
    10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m Friday.
    We are closed to the public on Kenyan and Jewish holidays.
    b. Telephone reception hours for consular services (other than VISA applications)
    02:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m Monday through Thursday.
    12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m Friday.
    Tel: +254 (0)20 4927506/7
    Fax: 254-20-2715966
    Schedule a Consular Appointment at the Embassy (All Consular services, except VISA applications)
    In case of emergency (from 18:00 to 08:00, during weekends and holidays), please dial +254-786-596333
    במקרה חירום (מהשעה 18:00 עד 08:00, בסופי שבוע וחגים), נא התקשר למספר 254-786-596333
  • Jurisdiction

    The embassy of the state of Israel in Nairobi serves Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, and Seychelles.
  • Instructions

    Security instructions for people who wish to obtain consular (NOT VISA) 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.
    List of qualified translators who work with the mission
    Not currently available.
    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.
    Mr. David Raffman – Lawyer
    Raffman Dhanji Elms
    James Gichuru Rd No. 163
    P.O BOX 10719 – 00100 Nairobi
    Tel:  020-4348124/5/6/7/8 or Mobile: 0733-785462
    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.
  • Verification of Documents

    There are two possibilities for verifying a public document:
    1. Verification by means of apostille
    We do not offer this service in Kenya. For more information, please click here.
    2. Verification by means other than apostille
    Verification of a document in a country that is not a signatory to the Hague Convention should be implemented as follows:
    After the document is verified by the competent authority in the foreign country (usually the Foreign Ministry or Ministry of Justice), the Israeli consular representative verifies the signature of the competent authority
  • Enquiries and Feedback

    Email can be sent to the following address:
  • Laws

    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, 5712-19522 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.
    Details of the Jewish Agency aliya emissary