Embassy of Israel in Bern


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


Embassy of Israel in Bern, Switzerland - Alpenstrasse 32 - 3000 Berne - Switzerland


(+41) 31 356 35 00


(+41) 31 356 35 56






Mr Jacob Keidar - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Israeli embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (bern.mfa.gov.il) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 356 35 00 or email amb-sec@bern.mfa.gov.il

Consulates of Israel in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional Israeli consulates located in Switzerland.

Please check below for the locations of the Israeli consulates in Switzerland.

Israeli Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, Israel has consulates in the following cities: Geneva

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Israeli Embassy in Bern offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Switzerland to Israel as wel as for Israeli citizens in Switzerland. 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.