Embassy of Israel in Vatican


The Israeli Embassy in Vatican City is a bilateral mission in Vatican and promotes Israeli interests in Vatican City. The embassy of Israel also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Vatican City. The Israeli Embassy in Vatican is headed by Mr Mordechay Lewy - Ambassador of Israel to Vatican City.


Israeli Embassy in Vatican, the Holy See (Vatican City) Via Michele Mercati, 12 00197 Roma Holy See (Vatican City)


(+39) (06) 3619 8690 / 1 / 2


(+39) (06) 3619 85 90






Mr Mordechay Lewy - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Vatican City require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Israeli embassy in Vatican you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Israel

For all Israeli visa related matters contact the embassy in Vatican before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (vatican.mfa.gov.il ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+39) (06) 3619 8690 / 1 / 2 or email vat@holysee.mfa.gov.il

Consulates of Israel in Vatican City

Next to the embassy in Vatican there could be additional Israeli consulates located in Vatican City.

Please check below for the locations of the Israeli consulates in Vatican City.

Israeli Consulates in Vatican City

Next to the embassy in Vatican, Israel has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Israel does not have any consulates located in Vatican City ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Israeli Embassy in Vatican offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Vatican City to Israel as wel as for Israeli citizens in Vatican City. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Israeli nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.