The Jerusalem drop box is located at the main consular entrance of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem at 14 David Flusser Street in Arnona.
The drop box is available from Monday to Thursday between 8:00am and 12:30 pm, except on local and federal holidays. No appointment is necessary.
The application processing time for a regular passport is approximately six to eight weeks.
Eligibility for Passport Renewal by dropbox:
You may renew your passport by utilizing the drop-box service for an adult passport renewal if all of the following requirements apply:
Your passport is not damaged and was issued within the last 15 years;
You were at least 16 years old when your most recent passport was issued;
The passport you are renewing was valid for a 10-year period; and
The passport was issued in your current name. (If you have changed your name since your most recent passport was issued, you must submit legal documentation of your name change.)
You can include a printed payment confirmation from Pay.gov.
A complete application package includes:
Completed, signed, and dated application for a U.S. Passport (DS-82). Complete the DS-82 form online and print it.
Photo: One 2-inch x 2-inch / 5cm x 5cm square passport photo taken within the last six months.
Evidence of U.S. citizenship (your valid or expired passport)
Printed payment confirmation sheet from Pay.gov
Printed confirmation of pre-paid courier service (details below)
New Policy Regarding Postage:
As of June 12th Israel Post is requiring pre-paid courier service for *all* applications, with the exception of emergency, limited-validity passports.
There is *no* option to fill out Israel Post delivery slips at the Consulate. There is *no* option for pickup for a regular-validity U.S. passport.
Click on the following link to pay for your courier service. Cost of the service is 60 NIS.
You must *print* the confirmation page and include it with your application and documents, whether you are submitting your application by mail, via dropbox, or in person.
When your passport is ready the U.S. Embassy will pass all documents directly to Israel Post for delivery. Israel Post will contact you to arrange delivery.
For further details please contact the Israel Post passport department at 076-8870580 or firstname.lastname@example.org
There is ample street parking in the area of the Embassy.
Good luck with your application! I’m here to help with any questions you may have.