Visa Information

Consulate information


3514 International Drive NW, Washington, DC 20008

Consular hours: Mon-Thurs  9:30 am – 1 pm & Fri 9:30 – 10:30 am

Phone: (202) 364-5500 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). Travelers entering or transiting must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. They must complete an “Entry Statement” form at least 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Israel at Covid-19 International Travel to/from Israel website. They will received an electronic approval from the Minister of Health.  Travelers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense. Travelers must have health insurance.
  • When you enter or exit Israel, DO NOT GET ANY ISRAEL STAMP IN YOUR PASSPORT. Ask for the stamp on a separate paper. Having a stamp from Israel will prevent you from obtaining a Visa or travel to certain Arab countries.
  • APPLY IN PERSON. All applicants are required to appear in person to obtain a visa.
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Botswana, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., El Salvador, France, Haiti, Jamaica, Japan, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russian Fed., Singapore, South  Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, UK, USA, and some other countries for a maximum stay of three (3) months. Countries exemption list
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
Letter of employment
Recent bank statement
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of legal residency in the US (original & copy)
Travel health insurance

Forms and Links

Application Form

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Cash,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Visitor27.00Single3 months

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: May 11, 2022