You must contact AVS prior to making an application so we can contact the Consulate to confirm we can submit your documents. Please see the Requirements to the right.
Click HERE and scroll down for Student Visa information.

Visas for Israel


The Consulate of Israel in Chicago is no longer accepting applications from 3rd parties like AVS; you will need to contact them directly to obtain information. Click HERE for their website.

Please Note: US Passport holders do not need a visa for short visits.



American Visa Service - 53 West Jackson - Suite 1226 - Chicago, IL 60604  (312) 922-8860 fax (312)922-7578


Note: Visa documents not in our office by 9:30 a.m. (CST) may be submitted the following business day and/or may be charged additional rush fees to meet a date of departure. We suggest you ship documents by UPS Early AM with signature waived as all other options generally arrive too late for submission. All passport documents will be submitted the day after they are received. AVS is not responsible for deliveries to our office. American Visa Service, Inc. is not responsible for passports lost, delayed or damaged by any government office, Consulate or delivery service. American Visa is not responsible for the websites of other offices nor for problems with those sites. Fees and/or requirements may change with little or no advance notice. All cancelled orders will incur a 10% credit card fee to cover the fees AVS is charged by Visa/MC/Amex to process charges and refunds.