Who can use this service
Parents of newborn babies who live in Israel.
What you need
If the delivery took place in a hospital:
If the delivery didn't take place in a hospital:
The delivering doctor's medical licence, or a declaration from a certified midwife. If you can't provide one of these, you must submit one of the following:
Confirmation from a licensed doctor, confirming that the mother had pregnancy check-ups from the 28th week of pregnancy.
Confirmation from a licensed doctor who has examined the baby within 48 hours affter the birth.
If you don't have these documents, you must provide results of a parental genetic test, made by Family Court order to prove maternity of the mother.
The service is free of charge.
How to apply
- Complete the newborn's name registration form online, and print it. You can also print the form and complete it by hand.
- After completing the form, submit it at a Population and Immigration Authority office:
- This service does not constitute recognition of paternity.
- If you do not have the father's details, you will not be able to change or add them later to the newborn's ID.
You will be sent new ID appendices including your newborn's details, and your newborn's birth certificate, to your address registered on the population registry, within 2 work days of submitting the application.