Embassy of Switzerland in Israel

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Embassy Tel Aviv © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture. 

The tasks of the embassy

ETA-IL – Important information

As of 1 August 2024, foreign citizens travelling to Israel must have ETA-IL approval or a valid visa before starting their journey. Travelers may apply for their ETA-IL for stays in Israel not exceeding 90 days from 1 July 2024 onwards on this website

The ETA-IL approval will remain valid for up to 2 years and costs ILS 25.00. During the pilot phase from 1 July to 31 July 2024 the application is free of charge.

For further information, please visit the website or contact the service center of the Israeli Population & Immigration Authority eta@piba.gov.il


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Welcome message

A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Israel

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


Contact the responsible Swiss representation for identity papers, civil status, registration and deregistration, matters of civil status, etc..

Visa – Entry to and residence in Switzerland

Information on requirements to enter Switzerland and to take residence, procedure to submit an entry visa application, visa application form and fees


The Swiss embassy publishes a newsletter containing information on culture, science and politics


Local and international news and events related to the country


List of partners supporting our projects.