Consular Services FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
I am living abroad. How do I renounce my Israeli citizenship?
How can I obtain a certificate confirming that I am an Israeli citizen?
How can I get a certificate confirming I am not an Israeli citizen?
How can we renounce our son’s Israeli citizenship?
Can I enter and exit Israel with my foreign passport?
I lost my passport abroad. What should I do?
I am an Israeli divorcee. How can I renew my son's passport?
Can I enter Israel with Arab country stamps on my passport?
Can I ask the border control in Israel not to stamp my passport?
My passport expires in two months. Can I travel to Israel?
Can people with passports from hostile Arab countries enter Israel?
Can a child of Israelis enter Israel with a foreign passport?
How do I get a passport for an Israeli child born abroad?
Can I register my new apartment in Israel as my address?
What is an apostille stamp and how do I obtain it?
How can I get a certificate of good character?
How do I get a certificate proving I am free to marry?
Consular certification, notary activities and legal assistance
What notary services are provided by the embassy?
Can I get a "life certificate" without visiting the embassy?
What do I need to sign a power of attorney before the Consul?
Can you recommend legal services?
Can an Israeli couple living abroad adopt a local child?
Israel Defense Forces
I left Israel and have not been exempt from the army. Can I visit Israel?
Can a non-Israeli join the IDF?
I am an Israeli born abroad. Do I have to serve in the IDF?
Does receipt of consular services entail a fee?
When will I be entitled to receive “returning resident” rights?
Can I bring animals into Israel?