What is the working hours of the Israeli Consulate San Francisco?

What is the working hours of the Israeli Consulate San Francisco?

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Consular Service Hours are10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

To know more, please visit: https://embassies.gov.il/san-francisco/ConsularServices/Pages/General-Information.aspx

The Israel Consulate is in San Francisco, with Shlomi Kofman serving as the Consul General. The Consulate offers many services to the Israel Nationalities in the United States, such as the Israel Passport or Travel Document renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.

456 Montgomery St #2100, San Francisco, CA, 94104
Tel: 415-844-7510
Email: consulardep@sf.mfa.gov.il 

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To know more, please visit: https://embassies.gov.il/san-francisco/Pages/default.aspx

What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Israel located in San Francisco, USA?

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to Israel, and citizens traveling from Israel to the United States. It also plays a significant role in an educational exchange program sponsored by the Israeli government. To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer services seamlessly.

What type of passport services are provided by the Israel Embassy/Consulate?

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by Israel nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, expired, or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler.

How many Israel Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers?

The Israel Consulate in San Francisco (address listed above) along with Nine Consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from Israel.

Embassy of Israel – Washington DC

3514 International Drive NW,

Washington DC 20008.

Consulate General of Israel – Atlanta

1100 Spring Street. N.W., Suite 440,

Atlanta, GA 30309.

Consulate General of Israel – Boston

20 Park Plaza,

Boston, MA, 02116.

Consulate General of Israel – Chicago

500 West Madison St, Suite 3100,

Chicago, IL 60661.

Consulate General of Israel – Houston

24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1500,

Houston, TX, 77046.

Consulate General of Israel – Los Angeles

11766 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1600,

Los Angeles, CA, 90025.

Consulate General of Israel – Miami

100 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1800,

Miami, FL 33132.

Consulate General of Israel – New York

800 2nd Avenue, Floor 13,

New York, NY, 10017.

Consulate General of Israel – Philadelphia

1880 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1818,

Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Does a Consulate operate out of San Francisco Consulate/Embassy?

There is no separate consular address in San Francisco. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Israel Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco?

Yes. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Israel Center for Visa in San Francisco, In the case of an Israel e-visa (Online), a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Israel Approved visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Israel Embassy/Consulate in San Francisco?

Yes, you must visit the Israel Center for Visa in San Francisco to collect the documents. For Israel electronic-visa (Online), you do not require to visit.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

The Israel Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the Israel Consulate in San Francisco observes can be found at the link below.


Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Israel Consulate/Embassy in San Francisco?

Yes, only people residing in the states under consular control of Israel Consulate, San Francisco, are eligible for services like the issue of Israel Passport or Travel Document and visa services.

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Israel Consulate/Embassy in San Francisco?

TheSan Francisco Consulate covers the following states and territories:  Alaska, California (Northern), Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington.

Is there an emergency phone number to reach the San Francisco Consulate/Embassy?

For any emergency consular services, please contact number 415-844-7500. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays. 

What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate/Embassy in San Francisco?

The Embassy works to promote Israel’s arts and culture. Regarding cultural matters, please use https://embassies.gov.il/san-francisco/Departments/Pages/cultural-affairs.aspx.

What does Visa-Free Score for Israel Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, Israel passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

 Need more information about Israel Visa-Free Score, visit: https://www.passportindex.org/passport/israel/