Unobtainable Birth Certificates:
If the birth certificate is unavailable and Israel does not have diplomatic relations with the country of birth, you may submit a birth extract (Tamzit Rishum) from the Israeli Ministry of the Interior.
The Israeli police certificate must be sent directly to the American Embassy in Tel Aviv. Police records submitted by the applicant are not acceptable.
Marriage and Divorce Certificates:
Jewish marriage & divorce certificates from the Rabbinate must be certified by the Rabbinate Department at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem (Tel. 02-5311170/164/161).
Muslim marriage & divorce certificates from the Sheikh must be certified by the Sha’ariya Court at the Ministry of Justice in Jerusalem (Tel. 02-6541558/9).
Christian marriage & divorce certificates from the Church must be certified by the Christian Department at the Ministry of Interior in Jerusalem (Tel. 02-6217000/04)."
Last updated 11/26/2007