List of diplomatic missions in Israel

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Map of nations with diplomatic missions in Israel

Diplomatic missions in Israel are foreign embassies and consulates in Israel. There are currently 89 embassies in Israel, of which 87 embassies are located in Tel Aviv and the Tel Aviv District and 2 embassies are located in Jerusalem. In addition to an embassy, some countries also maintain a consulate in other cities, including Eilat, Haifa or Jerusalem. In diplomatic practice, consulates are not considered to be diplomatic missions, requiring, for example, accreditation to the president.

On 6 December 2017 the President of the United States, Donald Trump announced that the US embassy to Israel would be moved to Jerusalem.[1] The move was made on 14 May 2018.[2] In April 2018, Guatemala announced that their embassy would move to Jerusalem.[3] Brazil has reflected on moving the Embassy to Jerusalem, as well, along with Honduras,[4] Hungary, Moldova, and Romania.[5] Paraguay's embassy was briefly located in Jerusalem in 2018, but was returned to Tel Aviv after a few months.[6]

As of September 2020, a couple of countries operate embassies to Israel in Jerusalem though with a handful vowing to make the move, 12 countries operate Honorary Consulates accredited to Israel in Jerusalem, and 9 countries operate consulates in Jerusalem accredited for the West Bank and Gaza Strip which are not regarded as diplomatic missions to Israel but are located within Jerusalem municipal boundary. A few other countries have opened official Trade and Defense offices and branches of their embassies, as well, such as Hungary and Australia. Others have vowed to make the move, including Armenia, Uganda, Rwanda and Serbia.


Angolan Embassy in Tel Aviv
Belarusian Embassy in Tel Aviv
British Embassy in Tel Aviv
Czech Embassy in Tel Aviv
French Embassy in Tel Aviv
Moldovan Embassy in Tel Aviv
Polish Embassy in Tel Aviv
Russian Embassy in Tel Aviv
Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv[edit]

(*) Intends to relocate current embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem


Embassies to open[edit]





Other Missions in Jerusalem[edit]

These are the list of countries that operate consulates within the Jerusalem municipal boundary but are accredited for the city of Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza Strip only. These missions are not directly accredited to the Palestinian Authority and also not to Israel. Between 1844 and 2019, the United States maintained a consulate-general in Jerusalem that conducted relations with the Palestinians. In March 2019, the Consulate General was merged into the new US Embassy in Jerusalem and many of its responsibilities were assumed by the Embassy's new Palestinian Affairs Unit.[15] Countries listed below already maintain separate embassies to Israel. For diplomatic missions accredited to the Palestinian Authority directly located inside the Palestinian territories of West Bank and Gaza Strip, see: List of diplomatic missions in Palestine.

Tel Aviv[edit]

Economic and Representative Offices[edit]

Non-resident embassies[edit]








Addis Ababa:

Washington D.C.:


Former embassies / diplomatic posts[edit]

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  1. ^ Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, CNN, 6 December 2017
  2. ^ "Gaza clashes: Dozens killed as US opens Jerusalem embassy". Retrieved 2018-05-14.
  3. ^ a b "Guatemala to move its embassy to Jerusalem on May 16". Retrieved 2018-04-11.
  4. ^ Reuters (31 December 2018). "Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem a matter of 'when, not if' – Netanyahu" – via
  5. ^ "Romania announces plans to move embassy to Jerusalem". Israel National News.
  6. ^ "Paraguay to move embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv". Retrieved 2018-09-05.
  7. ^ a b "U.S. Embassy Jerusalem | U.S. Embassy in Israel". U.S. Embassy in Israel. Retrieved 2018-10-21.
  8. ^ "Bolivia restores relations with Israel". France 24. 28 November 2019.
  9. ^ "Danon leads first Israel-Bolivia meeting after renewed ties". The Jerusalem Post. 2 February 2020.
  10. ^ Reuters (2020-09-04). "Serbia, Kosovo to Open Israel Embassies in Jerusalem". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-09-04.
  11. ^ "Malawi to establish embassy in Jerusalem | Malawi 24 - Malawi news". September 4, 2020.
  12. ^ Ahren, Raphael. "Malawi's new president vows to open diplomatic office in Jerusalem".
  13. ^ "UAE's Israel embassy to be in Tel Aviv, says Gargash". Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  14. ^ "UAE's Israel embassy to be in Tel Aviv, says Gargash". Retrieved 2020-08-21.
  15. ^ Palladino, Robert. "Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem". U.S. Embassy in Israel. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Consulate General of Belgium in Jerusalem". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  17. ^ "Consulat Général de France à Jérusalem". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  18. ^ "Ισραήλ - Στοιχεία επικοινωνίας Αρχών της Ελλάδος". Retrieved 2018-11-01.: "Consulate General in Jerusalem" listed under JERUSALEM under ISRAEL.
  19. ^ "Consolato Generale d'Italia - Gerusalemme". Retrieved 2018-11-01.: "Consulate General of Italy (West Jerusalem) ... Consulate General of Italy (East Jerusalem)"
  20. ^ "Consulado General de España en JERUSALÉN -Localización y contacto". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  21. ^ "GENERALKONSULAT JERUSALEM". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  22. ^ "Consulate General of Turkey in Jerusalem". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  23. ^ UK Foreign & Commonwealth office. "British Consulate-General - Jerusalem". Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  24. ^ "Contact". International Committee of the Red Cross.
  25. ^ "Embassies - New Zealand representatives Overseas - New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade".
  26. ^ Prince-Gibson, Eetta (December 22, 2015). "Iranian 'Embassy' Opens in Jerusalem, Without a Diplomat in Sight" – via Haaretz.

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