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

Consular Services


    The Consular Department offers a wide range of services to both Israeli citizens and non-Israeli citizens in the state of Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.​

    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.

    Due to Jewish holidays the Embassy will be closed on the following dates:
    September 7th, 14th, 15th, 22nd, 23rd, 28th and 29th.
    October 5th, 6th and 12th.

    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

    Visa to Israel
    Applications for all types of visas to Israel must be made in person. For more information​ go to Visa to Israel.

    Contact info
    Phone: (202) 364-​5527
    Email: consular@washington.mfa.gov.il
    Recommended means of contact is via email.

    Israeli Citizens
    For more information and instructions regarding consular services for Israelis click here.

    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

    • ​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


    Day​ ​Date Hours​

    Second ​Shavuot and
    US Memorial Day
    Monday 05/25 ​Closed
    ​US Independence Day​ (Observed) ​Friday 07/03 ​Closed
    ​Labor Day Monday 07/09 ​Closed
    Rosh HaShana  Mon-Tue 09/14-15 Closed
    ​Yom Kippur Eve Tuesday ​09/22 ​Closed
     ​Yom Kippur Wednesday 09/23 Closed
    ​Sukkot​ Mon-Tue 09/28-29 ​Closed
    Sukkot - Second Holiday  ​Mon-Tue ​10/5-6 Closed
    Columbus Day Monday 10/12 Closed
     Veterans' Day ​Wednesday 11/11 Closed
    Thanksgiving Day​ Thursday 11/26 Closed
    Christmas Day Friday 12/25 Closed