Go to Misrad Harishui
Service is available in the branches of Misrad Harishui by appointment ONLY.
There are now two options for Misrad Harishui appointments: either a phone appointment or an in person appointment.
To schedule an appointment, click here.
Check out our guide on Scheduling Appointments for Government Offices for assistance.
Misrad Harishui Required Documents:
- Teudat Zehut
- Teudat Oleh / Teudat Zakaut
- Valid foreign driver’s license and a copy (front and back) of your license
- Proof of having a full foreign license for 5 years immediately preceding the date of your Aliyah (this could be the issue date on your license or a transcript of your driving history from your local DMV)
Option 1: Phone Appointment
At the time of your scheduled phone appointment, Misrad HaRishui will call you, so be sure to be near your phone, ready with all of your documents. They will ask you some questions about your driving history and what you need to be assisted with. They will also ask you to email in the required documents listed above.
After reviewing your application and documents, they will email you within a few days to let you know that you have been approved to begin the driver’s license conversion process. At this point, you can move onto the next step of the license conversion process to schedule driving lessons.
Option 2: In Person Appointment
Bring the required documents, and a copy of each document, listed above to a Misrad Harishui in your district, where you will apply for approval to convert your foreign Driver’s License. At Misrad Harishui you will present your documents, and Misrad Harishui will approve your request to begin the Driver’s License conversion process.
For a list of Misrad Harishui offices, see the list at the top of the following page: Misrad Harishui Offices. You can also go to www.mot.gov.il or phone 1-222-5678 or *5678.
At this point you can move on to step 5: Schedule Your Lesson.