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Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Italy in TelAviv
Embassy of Italy

► Italy the Extraordinary Commonplace.
Italy-Israel industrial, scientific and technological call 2015
► To request and entry visa please send an e-mail to, for all other consular services please go to "Book your visit"
► Follow us on Twitter: @AmbTelAviv
New website for foreign students who want to study in Italy: UniversItaly
New website on Italian research and innovation: ResearchItaly
► Start of pre-enrollment at Italian universities for 2014/2015 

How to contact the Embassy

Trade Tower
25, Hamered Street
68125 Tel Aviv (Israel)

opening schedule
From Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 16.00.
The Embassy is closed on these festivities

telephone and fax
Operator (during opening times): +972(0)3 510 4004.
Fax: +972 3 5100235.

General information:
Economic and Commercial Office:
Consular Chancery:
Visa Section:
Cultural Section:
Press Office:
Certified e-mail:

newsletter "Qui"
Latest issue
. Previous issues.


When the Embassy is closed and in case of proven emergency for Italian citizens it is possible to contact the Embassy's officer on duty: +972 (0)54 495 3862, or the Crisis Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +39 0636225.

Visiting Italy

For tourist information on Italy, travel ideas and updated news on the main destinations, visit the official website
Tourism in Italy.
► Plan your vacation in Italy with Touring Club!
► The main Italian cities have recently created Limited Traffic Zones (LTZ). To avoid tickets tourists are advised to verify in advance the regulations applied by the municipalities they intend to visit (cities of
Rome, Milan, Florence).

Visiting Israel

Italian citizens wanting to visit
Israel do not normally need entry visa. For more information please visit the website of the
Embassy of the State of Israel in Rome.
Italian travelers are advised to consult the
Viaggiare Sicuri website maintained by the Crisis Unit of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs prior to the departure. Also, Italian travelers are advised to register their journey in the website Dove Siamo nel Mondo.

Italian Business Desk

The Italian Business Desk includes the Economic and Commercial Office, the Scientific Office, the
Italian-Israeli Chamber of Commerce and Industry. It operates in synergy with the Italian Trade Promotion Agency.
The Business Desk is located on the eighth floor of the
Trade Tower, Hamered 25, Tel Aviv and it can be contacted via e-mail at
For information on economic, commercial and scientific events visit
Italian Embassy Events in Israel.
ResearchItaly: a new website devoted to Italian research and innovation.

Consular information

elections 2013
For information on how Italian citizens residing abroad can vote for the Italian 2013 elections, please visit regularly the "News and announcements" section of this webpage and the website of the
Italian Ministry of Interior (information might be available only in Italian).

provision of consular services
The Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy is open from Monday to Friday, 9.00 to 12.00. Consular services are provided by appointment only.    Appointments are exclusively arranged trough the dedicated
on-line procedure.
To book an appointment with the Visa Office, please send an e-mail at visti.telaviv@esteri ,stating the purpose,duration and dates of the trip.

Pensioners do not have to make an appointment to authenticate the signature on their existence in life certificates. Instead, they can come directly to the Embassy on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 10.00 to 12.00. The Honorary Consulates in Eilat, Beer Sheva and Haifa are also authorized to authenticate the above signatures.

consular services
For general information on requirements and procedures for the different consular services please visit the website of the Italian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Italian only). For information on the specific procedures in place at the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv, please visit Consular Services.
► To simplify communication and the provision of consular services, and in view of the new "On-Line Consular Services" platform, Italian citizens are encouraged to submit their e-mail address to

italian community
Over 12.000 Italian citizens reside in Israel. They are represented by the Comitato degli Italiani all'Estero (Comites) elected in 2004 as per Legge 286/2003. Adv. Beniamino Lazar is Comites' President. Comites is the main body representing the Italian community in interacting with the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv. For information please contact Comites at
The Italian Synagogue in Jerusalem and the Museum of Italian Jewish Art, both run by the Hevrat Yehude’ Italia, are the meeting point for the Italian community of Israel.   
The Italian community’s quarterly newsletter, Kol HaItalkim, is mailed free of charge to all the subscribers. For information, contact the editorial office.

university students
Every year, hundreds of Israeli students choose to attend Italian universities. For information on attending university in Italy and on how to obtain the necessary entry visa, please visit Universitaly.
UniversItaly: a new website for foreign students who want to study in Italy.

Consular offices are regulated by Decreto Legislativo 3/2/2011 n. 71 (Italian only).

Language and culture

The Italian Cultural Institutes of
Tel Aviv and Haifa offer a venue for intellectuals, artists, cultural operators and Italian and foreign citizens to explore and enjoy Italian language and culture. The Cultural Institutes are very active through a wide range of promotion activities and initiatives in the field of language and cultural cooperation.
Vote your favorite spot in Italy through the initiative "Places I Love In Italy".
Scholarships for post-graduate studies in Italy in
► Start of pre-enrollment at Italian universities for 2014/2015

16/04/2015 - Scholarships offered by the Italian government to foreign and Italian citizens residing abroad (IRE) for the academic year. 2015/2016.
CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED TO FOREIGN STUDENTS TO CITIZENS IRE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT Academic Year 2015/2016.OPEN CALL: April 13, 2015All information concerning the call, application and scholarships.>>
16/04/2015 - MA Degree Programme in Human Rights, University of Padua.
34 places for Non-EU citizens. Pre-enrolment before 30 April 2015.- Flier- Presentation
13/03/2015 - #ITALY#FOOD#DESIGN: Tel Aviv | Holon - Program of the #ItalianFoodDesign 24-26 March
The word “Italian” has always implied more than a nationality. It is an axiom of excellence, a stamp of perfect craftsmanship. Made in Italy epitomizes art of living. That is why there are so many attempts >>>
15/01/2015 - Italy-Israel Industrial, Scientific and technological call 2015
Within the activities foreseen by the framework Agreement on industrial, scientific and technological research and development cooperation between Italy and Israel (hereinafter called “the Agreement”), the Directorate >>>
13/01/2015 - ENEA International Fellowship Programme 2015 for Expo 2015 - Call for Application 2015. Deadline: March 13, 2015
With the purpose of contributing to the creation of the European Research Area, the ENEA International Fellowship Programme aims at helping researchers to reach or reinforce a position for professional maturity and independence.In this framework, ENEA >>>
12/06/2014 - WFUNA International Model UN "WIMUN 2014" (Rome, 30 June - 4 July 2014)
UN - Youth meeting in Rome One hundred nations, 5 days, one capital city… These are just some of the numbers describing the UN meeting for young people taking place in Rome from 30 June to 4 July 2014. The event is a world exclusive organised >>>
Ambassador Francesco Maria Talò
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