CONSULAR SECTION – RECEPTION HOURS:
1. Submission of Documents (with an ONLINE appointment only https://pieraksts.mfa.gov.lv/en/israel):
Monday and Tuesday 10:00–14:00
The Consular Section is closed on weekends and public holidays.
Payments for consular services are accepted by bank payment cards or bank transfers.
The service is available for persons residing abroad permanently and having declared their place of residence abroad with the Register of Natural Persons.
An appointment for consular reception to submit documents is available ONLINE only: https://pieraksts.mfa.gov.lv/en/israel
CONSULAR ASSISTANCE IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
In case of emergency situation call to the following phones:
· During working hours 9:00–17:00
The Embassy of Latvia to Israel: +972 3 777 58 00
Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia: +371 67015905
· During non-working hours
In emergency situations, please call the 24/7 line of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs +371 26 33 77 11
EMERGENCY SITUATIONS' LIST:
· Loss of travel document;
· Detention or arrest;
· Illness or accident;
· Criminal offence;
· Relief and repatriation in a large-scale crisis;
· Establishment of out-of-family care or adoption.
Latvian nationals having an emergency in a country without a Latvian mission can receive consular assistance at the diplomatic/consular mission of any other EU Member State. Detailed information about the diplomatic/consular missions of EU Member States abroad you can find on the website of the European Commission.
In emergency situations abroad the local authorities are responsible also for foreign nationals staying in the country.
In order to receive urgent assistance, contact the rescue authorities of Israel:
· Police: 100
· Medical Assistance: 101
· Fire and Rescue Service: 102
· Home Front Command: 104
· National Emergency Management Authority: +972 3 6977229
NB!!! In large-scale crisis follow the local media and observe the instructions provided by the local authorities.
CONSULAR DEPARTMENT INFO
Phone: +972 3 777 58 00
Fax: +972 3 695 31 01