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Embassy Security

Prepare for your visit to the Embassy

Please note that visitors will not be allowed to take the following items into the Embassy. Make arrangements for their safe-keeping during your visit, as the Embassy does not have storage options. Several businesses near the Embassy rent lockers to visitors and their fees vary from 20 to 50 shekels. 

Prohibited:  

  • Electronic equipment, including cell phones and Blackberries
  • Briefcases
  • Backpacks or large purses
  • Luggage
  • Liquids, sprays, powders, or lip balms
  • Fire-lighting equipment (e.g. matches, lighters)
  • Weapons of any kind

*Please note the security staff reserve the right to prohibit other items from entering the Embassy.

Permitted: 

  • Small bags to carry necessary documents
  • Passport and relevant documents
  • Wallet/small purse
  • Newspaper/books in printed form only (e.g. no electronic books).
  • Writing materials
  • Keys (e.g., car, house)

Your Visit to Citizen Services



  • IMPORTANT: Please watch this video before you come in for your appointment with American Citizen services .