On June 11, 2012, President Obama signed bipartisan legislation making Israeli investors eligible for the E-2 Investor Visa. The law adds Israel to a list of 80 countries whose citizens are eligible for the E-2 Investor Visa. The E-2 investor visa allows the US to grant E-2 visas to investors from countries that have treaties with the US. more »
The US Consular Section at the US Embassy Tel Aviv, Israel, will be temporarily closed for renovations from February 17, 2011 through March 18, 2011. Visa interviews will be conducted only in life or death emergency situations. The US Embassy Tel Aviv advises that those who need documents for US travel in the coming months should make their United States visa applications significantly in advance of such travel.