Contact Information

​​​​​​​​​​​Service and information

To receive service at the archive, please apply with a Scrutiny R​equest form

(​​For information from Personal or medical data, refer to the Adjutant Corps or to the Public ​​Applications Officer​ +972-3-5691000)​

Service center:​ *3297    +972  073-2067500

Office Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 8 AM till 5 PM 

During Sukkot and Passover holidays: 8 AM till 

2.30 PM

You may also apply by mail: The IDFA Ministry of Defense Hakirya, 6473424, Tel-Aviv, Israel

If you have military/security materials in private possession and you want to archive this materials ​in the IDF archive, fill Archiving mater​ials form.

IDF units, wishing to store/archive materials in the IDFA Archive, please contact phone: 03-7380510/553/570/515.​


The archive man​​ager, and chambers


The archive manager's email address 

(Not intended for new requests)​

To apply to the site's administrator​


Office Hours:

Sunday to Thursday, 08:00-16:00.

All visits to the archives are pre-coordinated. Please make an appointment in advance.

The Reading Room:

In the reading room one may scrutinize all types of declassified archival materials. An archivist may give assistance. Scrutinizing the archive's collections is available to all at no cost. Copies may be obtained for a fee. The pri​​ce list.​​


Payment is online possible with an Israeli credit card, by check, or by a bank transfer. For further details ask the service giver at the archive.

For details about payment by a check or bank transfer: Hila +972-​3-7280502

​The Archive Address (All visits to the archives are pre-coordinated. Please make an appointment in advance):

The Archive is located at Yaakov Dori St., Kiryat Ono (Tel-Hashomer military base).
Pedestrians entry: through a gate located between "Beit Haim Israeli" to​ the east, and the Tel-Ha'Shoner recruiting center to the west.

Mail address:

The IDF & Defense Establishment Archives, Ministry of Defense, Hakirya,
6473424, Tel-Aviv, Israel


Bus lines: 55, 68, 168 from Tel-Aviv (the last stop is across the street); internal line 2 from Tel-Hashomer terminal.

By car:

Near the bus terminal there is a paid parking lot.