Consular Services

General Information

    Consular Services will be closed on the following dates:
    July 3, 2015
    Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    500 W. Madison Street,
    Suite 3100
    Chicago, IL 60661
    Phone: (312) 380-8861
    Fax: (312) 380-8840
    Email address:
    Consular Services are by Appointment only.
    Please note that NO appointments will be made by phone.
    M​ake an appointment by clicking one of the following links and following the simple instructions:
    Only English and Hebrew appointments will be accepted
    קביעת תורים אפשרית בשפה העברית ואנגלית בלבד
    Reception Hours
    Mon – Fri: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
    Notary services: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only, 9:30-11:30
    Telephone Hours
    Mon – Thu: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Fri: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    *The Consulate will be closed on national and Jewish holidays.
    Method of Payment:
    1. Money order to the order of "Consulate General of Israel"
    2. Credit/debit card (except American Express). When paying with credit/debit card, please enclose the following form with your application: Credit_Card_Payment_Authorization_Form.pdf
    Please add $10 for postage fees.
    We do not accept cash or personal checks
    **The sender is responsible for any material mailed to and from the Consulate. The Consulate cannot accept responsibility for problems with the mail service.
    It is important to stress that there are cases in which you are required to visit the mission in person.
    Security Instructions:
    1.   Photo ID Required
    2.   Every visitor and their belongings will be subject to a security check.
    3.   For security purposes, no personal belongings will be allowed into the mission. This including handbags, mobile phones, and electronic devices.
    4.   Do not bring food or beverage ontainers.
    5.   The instructions of the security staff must be followed at all times
    List of Attorneys: The Consulate is not permitted or authorized to recommend any attorney. Click here to the website of the local Bar Association.
    Jewish agency Aliya Emissary:
    Yonatan Sacker
    Regional Representative to the Midwest
    The Jewish Agency for Israel
    Tel: 224-233-1314
    Fax: 847-674-8864
    In case of Emergency only, you may contact us at: 312-380-9718
    You can also contact us at