How can I reach the Israeli Consulate Chicago to apply visa?
The Israel Consulate is in Chicago, with Aviv Ezra serving as the Consul General. The Consulate offers many services to the Israel National in the United States, such as the Israel Travel Document renewal, attestation certificates, emergency certificates, etc.
500 West Madison Street, Suite No.3100, Chicago, IL 60661
To know more, please visit: https://embassies.gov.il/chicago/Pages/default.aspx
What are the primary tasks performed by the Embassy/Consulate of Israel located in Chicago, 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 Chicago (address listed above) along with Nine Consulates/Embassy spread across the country aid travelers to and from Israel.
3514 International Drive NW,
Washington DC 20008.
1100 Spring Street. N.W., Suite 440,
Atlanta, GA 30309.
20 Park Plaza,
Boston, MA, 02116.
24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1500,
Houston, TX, 77046.
11766 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1600,
Los Angeles, CA, 90025.
100 N. Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1800,
Miami, FL 33132.
800 2nd Avenue, Floor 13,
New York, NY, 10017.
1880 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1818,
Philadelphia, PA 19103.
456 Montgomery St#2100,
San Francisco, CA, 94104.
Does a Consulate operate out of Chicago Consulate/Embassy?
There is no separate consular address in Chicago. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address
Can a traveler submit travel documents to the Israel Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?
Yes. If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting the Israel visa centre in Chicago, In the case of an Israel e-visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or Israel Permitted visa agent.
Can a traveler collect travel documents from the Israel Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?
Yes, you must visit the Israel visa centre in Chicago to collect the documents. For Israel electronic-visa, you do not require to visit.
What are the hours of operation of the Israel Embassy/Consulate in Chicago?
Israel Embassy operating hours are 9:30 AM to 15:30 PM.
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 Chicago observes, can be found at the link below.
Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the Israel Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?
Yes, only people residing in the states under consular control of Israel Consulate, Chicago, are eligible for services like the issue of Israel Travel Document and visa services.
Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the Israel Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?
TheChicago Consulate covers the following states and territories: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin.
Is there an emergency phone number to reach the Chicago Consulate/Embassy?
For any emergency consular services, please contact number 312-380-9718. The number is available during weekends and other Embassy holidays.
What cultural activities are supported by the Consulate/Embassy in Chicago?
The Embassy works to promote Israel’s arts and culture. Regarding cultural matters, please use https://embassies.gov.il/chicago/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/