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Adult Emergency Renewal - Tel Aviv

Updated: Jul 13, 2023

The US Embassy branch office in Tel Aviv is located at 71 HaYarkon Street

Tel Aviv 6343229, Israel.

Application requirements, including fees, for emergency passports are the same as those for full-validity passports.

Please be advised that emergency passports are limited-validity.

Please be sure to have the following documents, originals as well as copies:

  1. Application for a U.S. Passport: Please make sure you use the DS-82 application. Fill out the form completely online and print it before your appointment, but DO NOT sign it.

  2. Photo: One 2-inch x 2-inch / 5cm x 5cm square passport photo taken within the last six months.

  3. Evidence of U.S. citizenship, can be any of the following: (Note:  Original documents are required. Notarized copies are unacceptable.  Bring one photocopy in addition to your original document.)

    • U.S. birth certificate

    • Consular Report of Birth Abroad

    • U.S. Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization, or

    • A valid or expired U.S. passport (with your signature)

4. Proof of Identity, can be any of the following: (Note:  Original documents are required. Notarized copies are unacceptable.  Bring one photocopy in addition to your original document.)  Must be a valid, government-issued photo ID, such as:

  • Foreign passport

  • Driver’s License

  • National identity card with photograph, or

  • Military I.D with photograph

5. Printed payment confirmation sheet from

Please arrive on time for your appointment. The embassy will not honor your appointment if you are late.


There is paid parking at the Gordon Parking Lot near the U.S. Embassy Branch Office.

Security requirements at the embassy:

For security reasons the embassy will not allow entrance with any electronic devices, including *phones* and smart watches; bags, briefcases, or backpacks (with the exception of a diaper bag); weapons of any kind; fire-lighting equipment; liquids, sprays, powders, or lip balm. If you bring a water bottle you may be asked to sip it.

There are private companies that rent lockers nearby, which can be used to store your personal items during your appointment.

For applications that are complete and straightforward, emergency passports are usually available for pickup the day after they are approved.  Pickup times are between 2:00pm–2:30pm at U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and 2:15-2:45pm at Branch Office Tel Aviv.

(You don't have to go back to pick up your passport the very next day. You can go later that week. In addition, at your appointment you can sign a consent form with a specific name to allow a friend or family member pick up your passport for you.)

The US Embassy strongly encourages you to exchange your limited-validity emergency passport for a new, full-validity passport as soon as possible. If you do so within one year of the issuance of the emergency passport, you will not be charged another passport application fee.

Good luck with your appointment! I’m here to help with any questions you may have.

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