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Driving licence


Driving licence



Traffic Tickets issued in Italy

PRACTICAL INFORMATION for traveling to Israel.

a). DRIVING LICENSE. To drive a car owned by an Israeli citizen in Israel Italian citizens must hold an international driving license, which is issued, in Italy, by the Ufficio della Motorizzazione Civile. However, an Italian driving license is sufficient to drive a rental car in Israel.

b).TELEPHONE. Israel uses the GSM standard. The main Italian mobile operators work through roaming in Israel.

c).PAYMENTS. All the main international circuits are available in Israel (Visa, Mastercard, American Express). It is however not possible to use Italian or European "Bancomat".


Renewal of driving license

Info: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Procedure. To renew a driving license it is necessary to:

Perform a medical examination (fee applied) with the medical doctor known to the Embassy
(Dr Maurizio Monselise, 18 Hagilboa Street Tel Aviv, tel. 03685 8649, mob. 052 830 5838)
requesting the specific medical certificate.
- Arrange an appointment with the Consular Chancery of the Embassy of Italy in Tel Aviv.
- Submit the following documents at the appointment:

1. Original driving license
2. Aforementioned medical certificate
3. Two passport-size photos (rules for photographs)
4. Cash in ILS for consular fees.