Notarization and consular authorizations in israel

Notarization and consular authorizations in israel

You can often see lawyers' entrance signs that say "notary lawyer". We all know the legal profession, but is the notary profession clear and familiar to everyone? Even if the answer is no, most of us will still need the services of a notary at least once when we want to take out a mortgage. However, many of us who want to study abroad or do a subspecialty in medicine or just buy an apartment in a foreign country for investment will also need the services of a notary.

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You can often see lawyers' entrance signs that say "notary lawyer". We all know the legal profession, but is the notary profession clear and familiar to everyone? Even if the answer is no, most of us will still need the services of a notary at least once when we want to take out a mortgage. However, many of us who want to study abroad or do a subspecialty in medicine or just buy an apartment in a foreign country for investment will also need the services of a notary.

Notarization and consular authorizations

Notarization and consular authorizations Who can certify documents in Israel?

Israeli citizens can use this service to get notary services and consular authorizations at notary offices around israel     

Who can receive the Notarization authorizations

 service?

You can receive the Notarization authorizations service if you are one of the following:

An Israeli citizen

A foreign citizen who needs a notarized signature on a document that needs to be submitted in Israel.

About Notarization authorizations of documents in israel

Notarizations must take place in the presence of a notary.

For notarizations regarding minors, the a notary must receive permission in advance from his parents and they need to be presr=ented in the notary office.

Notary Public in Israel are authorized to prepare wills, authenticate property agreements between spouses, or prepare any sort of legal document.

Notarization and consular authorizations Notary Public in Israel

Notary Public in Israel may use their own judgment and authority to refuse to provide notary services, if they do not believe that they meet all legal requirements.

Notarization and consular authorizations will not be carried out at the Notary Public in Israel in the following cases:

They are not carried out of the applicant’s own free will.

They violate the laws of the country where the applicant lives.
The document is false or illegal in nature.
The document is incomplete or ill-prepared.
In cases where applicants cannot appear before a representative or notary for authentication of their signature, they must call the mission to find out about other options.
Notarization and consular authorizations will not be carried out at the Notary Public in Israel in the following cases:

They violate the laws of the country where the applicant lives.

The document is false or illegal in nature.

The document is incomplete or ill-prepared.

In cases where applicants cannot appear before a representative or notary for authentication of their signature, they must call the mission to find out about other options.

Notarization and consular authorizations in israel Signature authentications

What you need:

Applicants must appear at the Notary Public in Israel office with a passport, ID card, driver’s license, and the original documents that they wish to have authenticated.
Signature authentications for under 18 year olds requires a guardian’s signature or authorization from a court of law.
Signature authentications for under 18 year olds requires a guardian’s signature or authorization from a court of law.
Signature authentications on a document to be used for a real-estate transaction require only an ID card or valid passport for identification purposes.
In cases where the document is unfamiliar to the representative or the one who needs to sign it, a translation and translator’s declaration of authentication must be attached.
The translator’s declaration must state that the translator is fluent in both languages and that the translation is faithful to the original.
The translator’s declaration can be authenticated in one of the following ways:
By an authorized diplomatic representative, as a separate notarization.
By a Notary Public in Israel.
By an attorney Notary Public in Israel in Israel.
Notarization and consular authorizations in israel Signature authentications

Applicants must appear at the Notary Public in Israel office with a passport, ID card, driver’s license, and the original documents that they wish to have authenticated.

Signature authentications for under 18 year olds requires a guardian’s signature or authorization from a court of law.

Signature authentications on a document to be used for a real-estate transaction require only an ID card or valid passport for identification purposes.

In cases where the document is unfamiliar to the representative or the one who needs to sign it, a translation and translator’s declaration of authentication must be attached.

The translator’s declaration must state that the translator is fluent in both languages and that the translation is faithful to the original.

The translator’s declaration can be authenticated in one of the following ways:

By an authorized diplomatic representative, as a separate notarization.

By a Notary Public in Israel.

By an attorney Notary Public in Israel in Israel.

Notary Public in Israel authentication of a signature in the name of a corporation or company that is incorporated in Israel:

Notarization and consular authorizations authentication of a signature in the name of a corporation or company that is incorporated in Israel:

The company’s certificate of incorporation or registration, signed and stamped as a certified copy by the company’s attorney.

Current written authorization by the company’s attorney or accountant confirming that the one signing has the authority to make commitments and sign documents on the corporation’s behalf.

The following documents must be attached to the signature authentication of a company that incorporated abroad:

The company’s certificate of incorporation or registration, authenticated by apostille.

Current authorization by the company’s attorney or accountant confirming that the one signing has the authority to make commitments and sign documents on the corporation’s behalf.

In countries that are not signatories to the Apostille Convention, the required documents must be authenticated as foreign public documents.

List of countries that require an apostille
Albania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Andorra – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Antigua and Barbuda – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Argentina – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Armenia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Australia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Austria – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Azerbaijan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Bahamas – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Bahrain – Competent Authority
Barbados – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Belarus – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Belgium – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Belize – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Bolivia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Bosnia and Herzegovina – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Botswana – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Brazil – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Brunei Darussalam – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Bulgaria – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Burundi – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Cabo Verde – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Chile – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
China (Hong Kong SAR) – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
China (Macao SAR) – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Colombia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Cook Islands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Costa Rica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Croatia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Cyprus – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Czech Republic – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Denmark – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Dominica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Dominican Republic – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Ecuador – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
El Salvador – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Estonia – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Eswatini – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Fiji – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Finland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
France – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Georgia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Germany – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Greece – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Grenada – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Guatemala – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Guyana – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Honduras – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Hungary – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Iceland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
India – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Indonesia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Ireland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Israel – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Italy – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Jamaica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Japan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Kazakhstan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Kosovo – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Kyrgyzstan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Latvia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Lesotho – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Liberia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Liechtenstein – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Lithuania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Luxembourg – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Malawi – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Malta – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Marshall Islands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Mauritius – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Mexico – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Monaco – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Mongolia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Montenegro – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Morocco – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Namibia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Netherlands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
New Zealand – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Nicaragua – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Niue – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
North Macedonia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Norway – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Oman – Competent Authority
Pakistan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Palau – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Panama – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Paraguay – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Peru – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Philippines – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Poland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Portugal – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Republic of Korea – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Republic of Moldova – Competent Authority (Art.6)
Romania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Russian Federation – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Saint Kitts and Nevis – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Saint Lucia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Samoa – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
San Marino – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Sao Tome and Principe – Competent Authorities
Saudi Arabia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Senegal – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Serbia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Seychelles – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Singapore – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Slovakia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Slovenia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
South Africa – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Spain – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Suriname – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Sweden – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Switzerland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Tajikistan – Competent Authority
Tonga – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Trinidad and Tobago – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Tunisia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Türkiye – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Ukraine – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
United Kingdom – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
United States of America – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Uruguay – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Uzbekistan – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Vanuatu – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)
Venezuela – Competent Authority (Art. 6)
List of countries that require an apostille

Albania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Andorra – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Antigua and Barbuda – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Argentina – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Armenia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Australia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Austria – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Azerbaijan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Bahamas – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Bahrain – Competent Authority

Barbados – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Belarus – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Belgium – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Belize – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Bolivia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Botswana – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Brazil – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Brunei Darussalam – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Bulgaria – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Burundi – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Cabo Verde – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Chile – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

China (Hong Kong SAR) – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

China (Macao SAR) – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Colombia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Cook Islands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Costa Rica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Croatia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Cyprus – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Czech Republic – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Denmark – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Dominica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Dominican Republic – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Ecuador – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

El Salvador – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Estonia – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Eswatini – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Fiji – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Finland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

France – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Georgia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Germany – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Greece – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Grenada – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Guatemala – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Guyana – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Honduras – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Hungary – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Iceland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

India – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Indonesia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Ireland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Israel – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Italy – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Jamaica – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Japan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Kazakhstan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Kosovo – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Kyrgyzstan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Latvia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Lesotho – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Liberia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Liechtenstein – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Lithuania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Luxembourg – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Malawi – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Malta – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Marshall Islands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Mauritius – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Mexico – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Monaco – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Mongolia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Montenegro – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Morocco – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Namibia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Netherlands – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

New Zealand – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Nicaragua – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Niue – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

North Macedonia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Norway – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Oman – Competent Authority

Pakistan – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Palau – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Panama – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Paraguay – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Peru – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Philippines – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Poland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Portugal – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Republic of Korea – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Republic of Moldova – Competent Authority (Art.6)

Romania – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Russian Federation – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Saint Kitts and Nevis – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Saint Lucia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Samoa – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

San Marino – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Sao Tome and Principe – Competent Authorities

Saudi Arabia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Senegal – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Serbia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Seychelles – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Singapore – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Slovakia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Slovenia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

South Africa – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Spain – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Suriname – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Sweden – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Switzerland – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Tajikistan – Competent Authority

Tonga – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Trinidad and Tobago – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Tunisia – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Türkiye – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Ukraine – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

United Kingdom – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

United States of America – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Uruguay – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Uzbekistan – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Vanuatu – Competent Authorities (Art. 6)

Venezuela – Competent Authority (Art. 6)

Notarization and consular authorizations Authentication of copies

Applicants must appear with a passport, ID card, or driver’s license, together with the original documents that they wish to authenticate, at the Israeli mission in their country of residence.

Where it is necessary to authenticate copies of original documents, the Consular Department at the mission will copy the original document in order to make sure that the copy is identical with the original. Only then will the authentication be issued.

Service fee

The service fee is in accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the ministry of Ministry of Justice in israel.

Notarization and consular authorizations Authentication of a declaration

Applicants must appear with a passport, ID card, or driver’s license, together with the declaration that they wish to authenticate, at the notary office in israel/

Documents written in a language that the notary does not understand cannot be authenticated. In order to authenticate a declaration in a language unknown to the representative, a translation must be attached with a notarized and authenticated declaration by the translator.

The translator’s declaration must state that the translator is fluent in both languages and that the translation is faithful to the original.

The translator’s declaration can be authenticated in one of the following ways:

By a notary public in israel.

Service fee

The service fee is in accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the ministry of Ministry of Justice in israel.

Declaration of a professional expert opinion

The expert must appear at the notary public in israel with following documents:

An ID card or publicly-issued photo ID.

His/her professional certification and license number.

A document attesting to his/her address.

A document attesting to his/her workplace.

A professional opinion by an expert shall not be admitted as legal evidence unless a consular or diplomatic representative of Israel has authenticated it.

Service fee Declaration of a professional expert opinion

The service fee is in accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the ministry of Ministry of Justice in israel.

Notarization and consular authorizations Life Certificate

People living abroad who receive payments from the Israeli government, reparations from Germany, or payment from any individual Israeli entity and need to prove that they are alive are eligible to receive this service.

In every case where a Life Certificate is requested, the one making the request must appear in person.

Service fee notary Life Certificate

The service fee is in accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the ministry of Ministry of Justice in israel.

Notarization and consular authorizations Authentication of a public document

Those eligible for this service are citizens who wish to authenticate a public document issued by a sovereign authority of israel:

Required documents:

ID card.

The public document that the applicant wishes to authenticate, which has been authenticated previously by the foreign ministry of the applicant’s country of residence.

Service fee

In accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the mission where the service is rendered.

Authentication of a physician’s medical opinion

The physician must appear, with the following documents, at the Israeli notary’s office in his/her country of residence:

An ID card or publicly-issued photo ID.

His/her professional certification and license number.

A document attesting to his/her address.

A document attesting to his/her workplace.

An expert medical opinion from a physician shall not be admitted as legal evidence unless it has been authenticated by a consular or diplomatic representative of Israel.

Service fee Authentication of a physician’s medical opinion

The service fee is in accordance with the fees table posted on the website of the ministry of Ministry of Justice in israel.

If there is any difference or conflict between the information on this page and the law, the provisions of the law will apply.

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A notarized signature will be accepted for but only for a form or letter that will be used in the United States only, and signed by the customer. These documents include: affidavit with apostille; power of attorney for US citizens; Signing documents for buying property in the United States with an apostille stamp; A financial affidavit or a real estate affidavit; a true copy of the original of an American passport; an American apostille for documents signed in Israel.

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