The Ministry of Interior ( he|משרד הפנים, ''Misrad HaPnim''; ar|وزارة الداخلية) in the State of Israel is one of the government offices that is responsible for local government, citizenship and residency, identity cards, and student and entry visas.


* Providing citizenship and permanent resident status. * Issuing of entry visas and staying visas in the country. * Inhabitants administration: personal registration ** Issuing of Israeli identity cards. ** Issuing of Israeli passports. ** Personal registrations such as birth, marriage etc. * Local government, city councils and local councils supervision * Elections * Associations * Planning and building supervising


* The Administration for Local Government and Administration * Administration for Budgeting and Developing in the Local Authorities * Wing for Inspection in the Local Authorities * Administration of Planning * Administration of Border check points, Population and Immigration * Administration for Emergency Services and Special Tasks * Commissioner of Fire-Fighting and Rescuing * National Elections' Supervisor * National Unit for Building Supervising * Administration of Water

List of ministers

Deputy ministers


External links

Interior Ministry siteAll Ministers in the Ministry of Internal Affairs
Knesset website {{authority control *Ministry of Interior Interior Israel