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Passports

 

Passports

 

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PASSPORTS AND TEMPORARY TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

For general information on passports and temporary travel documents please visit the respective sections of the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italian only).
Reminder: Italian passport can not be renewed; at the end of the validity period, a new passport will be issued.

Requirements:

- The civil registry position of the resident applicant and their children must be previously updated.
- In the presence of underage children, for the issuance of the passport of a parent consent of the other parent is required.
Consent can be given by appointment at the Consular Chancery using the appropriate form.
- For issuing a passport to a minor consent is required from both parents. Consent can be expressed on the passport application form (see Procedure). If both parents are Italian the consent can also be submitted by mail along with a signed copy of a valid Italian identity document.
Minors for whom the passport is requested must be present at the Consular Chancery. - In case of loss or theft of passport, it is necessary to file a complaint with the local police and submit it to the Consular Chancery along with the specific form completed in all its parts.

Procedure:

The application procedure differs depending on the registration of applicants in the Registry of Italian Citizens Abroad (A.I.R.E.).

  • Residing Italian citizens

- Arrange an appointment with the Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv.
- Submit the following documents at the appointment:

1. Original of the passport application form (for adults / for minors) duly filled-in and signed.

2. The old passport. Please note, in case of loss or theft of passport, it is necessary to file a complaint with the local police and submit it to the Consular Chancery along with the specific form completed in all its parts.

3. Two recent, identical passport-size color photographs (35 x 40 mm) on white background (rules for photographs).

4. Cash in ILS for the payment of consular fees.

5. For children under the age of 14 who are travelling unaccompanied by their parents, the parents must make an appointment with the Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv in order to sign a statement of expectations.
To issue this statement, at least one of the parents must present themselves to the appointment with identity documents of each of the parents and of the child.
If one of the parents is a citizen of country not adhering to the European Union and not regularly resident in Italy, it must be this parent to appear personally. In this case you will have to proceed with the signature and authenticate the collection of its consular perception (art. 24).
The other parent, if Italian citizen community or extra-community or residing in Italy, will grant its assent by completing and signing the form mentioned above by attaching to a copy of your subscription ID and entrusting them to the parent who will travel to the Office.

- If all checks are positive, the new passport will be issued on the spot.

  • Non residing Italian citizens

- Fill in the passport application form (for adults / for minors) and send it to the Consular Chancellery fax (03 650 5161) or e-mail (consolato.telaviv@esteri.it) , along with a copy of a valid identity document.

- The Embassy will contact the applicant once clearance to issue the passport has been received from the competent authorities. The applicant must then arrange an appointment with the Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv.

- Submit the following documents at the appointment:

1. Original of the above mentioned application form (for adults / for minors) duly filled-in and signed.

2. The old passport. Please note, in case of loss or theft of passport, it is necessary to file a complaint with the local police and submit it to the Consular Chancery along with the specific form completed in all its parts.

3. Two recent, identical passport-size color photographs (35 x 40 mm) on white background (rules for photographs).

4. Cash in ILS for the payment of consular fees.

5. For children under the age of 14 who are travelling unaccompanied by their parents, the parents must make an appointment with the Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv in order to sign a statement of expectations.
To issue this statement, at least one of the parents must present themselves to the appointment with identity documents of each of the parents and of the child. If one of the parents is a citizen of country not adhering to the European Union and not regularly resident in Italy, it must be this parent to appear personally.
In this case you will have to proceed with the signature and authenticate the collection of its consular perception (art. 24). The other parent, if Italian citizen community or extra-community or residing in Italy, will grant its assent by completing and signing the form mentioned above by attaching to a copy of your subscription ID and entrusting them to the parent who will travel to the Office.

Emergency procedure:


Italian nationals registered with the Italian Embassy in Tel Aviv (A.I.R.E or Anagrafe Italiani Residenti all’Estero), in cases of justified emergency, can apply for a passport by attending the Consulate without an appointment, Mondays to Fridays from 9:00am to 12 noon.

The application for an urgent passport,  which requires supporting documentation giving evidence of the nature of the urgency, is subject to the approval of the passport office. If accepted, an additional emergency fee will be applicable.

PLEASE NOTE !

Do not purchase air tickets prior to the issuance of the passport. Air tickets will not be considered as a proof of urgency. 

ETD-Emergencies:

In the event of theft or loss of passport and under conditions of proven emergency or necessity, the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv might issue a temporary travel document (ETD Emergency Travel Document) valid for Italy and other countries of transit to the final destination (link in Italian only).


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