Security instructions for people who wish to obtain consular
services at the consulate 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
consulate , including
handbags, mobile phones and electronic devices.
4. Do not bring large handbags or suitcases to the
5. Do not bring food and/or beverage bottles or containers.
6. The consulate’s security directives apply to people in
the consular waiting room. The instructions of the security staff must be
obeyed at all times.
Verification of Documents
There are two possibilities for verifying a public document:
1. Verification by means of apostille
1.1. 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
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 consulate.
Additionally, for countries that are signatories to the
Hague Convention, no additional verification is required by the consulate
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 on the