Consular Services and Information

Consular Services:

  •   Visa Application and Consular Information
    ​The Consular Affairs Department at the Embassy of Israel in Singapore offers a wide range of services to both Israeli citizens and non-Israeli citizens in the state of Singapore. Here, you will find information on all related consular/ visa related issues.
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    Embassy of Israel
    24 Stevens Close Singapore 257964
    Consular Contact Numbers:
    Tel: +65 6834 9254 (phone operating hours: 1.00pm - 4.00pm)​
    Tel: +65 6834 9201 (phone operating hours: 1.00pm - 4.00pm)​
    (Please Note: Email correspondence will be promptly answered. Phone calls will not be answered during the consular working hours)          
     Consular Hours and Fees:
    Mon-Thurs: 9:00am – 12:30pm
    Fri: 9:00am – 12:00 noon (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
    No distribution (of approved visas and passports) and no application (for visa or passports) can be filed on Friday. 
    In special cases only, appointments can be set on Friday.
    The Embassy is close​d on all Singaporean and Jewish holidays. For list of holidays, click Singapore Jewish Holidays 2016.pdf.
    Information on Consular fees: Kindly note that only Visa/ MasterCard payments will be accepted.

     Please note that Singaporean Citizens do not require a visa for tourist entry into Israel.
    Israel has visa exemption agreements with many countries. Click here to check you need a visa to visit Israel.
     Visa Application Information
    Step by Step Guide:
    Step 1:
    You are required to download and complete TWO visa application forms
    Step 2:
    Along with the above two forms, you are to submit the following:
    * Invitation letter from the company in Israel / guarantor
    * Letter from the employer
    * 3 month back account statements
    * Original passport and a copy of the passport
    * Copy of  IC for Singapore citizens/PRs 
    * 2 passport - sized photographs
    * Travel itinerary/ Accommodation details
    Please note that visa application will not be processed unless all required complete forms and documents (stipulated above) are filed. Applications should be filled and submitted at least one month in advance 
    Security instructions for those who wish to obtain Consular Services at the Embassy:
    1.   Please bring a photo ID.
    2.   You will be required to undergo a security check.
    3.   No personal belongings will be allowed into the mission.
          (This includes handbags, 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
    If there is a need for document translation services from the local language into Hebrew or vice versa, please contact the embassy for an explanation of the procedure
    List of criminal attorneys:
    For a list of lawyers specializing in criminal law, please contact the Bar Association of Singapore. The choice of legal representation is a personal one and at one's own responsibility, the links provided are not considered as recommendation in any way 
    Verification of public documents:
    There are two possibilities for verifying a public document:
    1.     Verification by means of apostille
    2.     Verification by means other than apostille
     The Verification process takes minimum 3 days. 
    Verification by means of apostille
    In 1978, Israel signed and ratified the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents - 1961 (hereinafter: the Hague Convention). The purpose of this Convention was to shorten the processes required for a particular country to recognize the official documents issued by another country, by means of apostille certification. Public documents and certificates that were issued in one of the countries that are signatories to the above Convention, and which bear the apostille stamp, are valid for presentation in Israel, without the need for additional verification / certification by the diplomatic / consular representative at the Israeli mission. Additionally, for countries that are signatories to the Hague Convention, no additional verification is required by the mission consul of the country for which the document is designated, if it was stamped with an apostille in Israel. With regard to a list of the countries that signed the Convention, and details about the authority competent to grant apostille certification in each country, as well as additional information, click here.
    The Singaporean authorities will accept documents that were signed by the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs in Jerusalem and verified at the Israel embassy by the consul.
    Please note heat the Israel ministry of foreign affairs signature should be obtains prior to consuls verification .
    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.
    Contacts and inquiries about improving the service provided to the citizens
    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.
    Jewish Agencies
    For further information concerning the offices of the Jewish agency around the world please click here
    For other consular information, including extension of passports, population registries, citizenship, click here
    For all other information regarding consular affairs, click here
    If you are unsure or have any queries, email us at