Submission of Visa application and collection of passports can be done by the following:
- Travel Agents.
In case a representative requires to submit the application or collect the passport he/she should carry a photo id along with an authority letter from the applicant.
Processing time for all categories will be minimum of 5 to 7 working days ( excluding day of submission of application at Israel Visa Services) For Fastrack applications 2 working days (48 hours), For B1 and A2 Visa (after receiving an approval from the Ministry of Interior in Israel). Applications accepted at the Israel Visa Application Centres will be submitted on the next working day to the Embassy / Consulate General of Israel.
Acceptance of your form for processing and payment of the processing fee does not guarantee grant of the visa. The granting of the visa is entirely the prerogative and at the discretion of the Embassy / Consul of Israel and no reasons will be provided for the delay/denial of a visa.
Processed passports can be collected after a minimum of Five working days and Eight Working days as the case may be (including day of submission at Israel Visa Services ) from The Israel Visa Application Centres between 1500 Hrs - 1600 Hrs. (Applicable for Mumbai only)
Applicants can instantly track the status of their application by clicking on Track your Application. There will be no need to follow up with the Embassy / Consulate or the Israel Visa Services Helpline to ascertain when the passport will be returned.
Please note the visa fee for applicants applying to The Israel Visa Application Centres in New Delhi,Mumbai and Bangalore are payable in Cash. Please click on Visa Fees & Service Charges for details on payments.
There will be a service charge of Rs.2360/- for Employment Visa(applicable for Delhi only) and Rs.1080/- for B2/Gratis by Israel Visa Services (inclusive of Service tax) levied per application over and above the visa fees. In case you would like your passport couriered to your specified address, you can request for this facility at the time of submitting your application. This optional service is available for an additional fee of Rs.461/-(inclusive of Service tax). The service charge and the courier fee is payable in cash at the time of submitting your application.
Note: Applicants can now get their Visa Application Form filled at the Israel Visa Application Centre for an additional fee of Rs.104/- (inclusive of all taxes).
All applicants while applying for B2 visa are required to have overseas travel medical insurance valid for Israel. The insurance has to cover the applicant for all risks, e.g. accident, illness, medical emergency evacuation, repatriation, etc. The policy has to clearly specify the period of validity and has to cover the entire duration of the trip including the date of arrival and departure. Applicant has to submit Original Insurance policy.
Click on respective purpose of travel from the links below for more details:
- A2 (Student) Visa. This visa category need a pre approval from Ministry of Interior in Israel, however Students applying directly/ individual have to pay a visa fee as applicable.
- B1 (Employment / Work) Visa: for employment / work permit . (the approval has to be issued first by the Israeli Ministry of Interior). B1 applicants need to submit a medical report from East West medical centre: The address is, Delhi B-28, G-K-1, New Delhi Contact no: 29243701-3 and V.M. MEDICAL CENTRE, #78 b Pankaj Mansion, Dr.A.B. Road, Worli, Mumbai 400 018, Contact No: 022-24901066
- (B2 Business / Tourism) Visa: Tourist / business meetings / conferences.