Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Jerusalem (February 18, 2022)
Location: Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza
Event: Launch of Online Fee Payments for Adult Passport Book Renewals on March 6, 2022
We have some good news for adults looking to renew their passports by mail. We know that getting a bank check can be time consuming, so we’re pleased to announce online payment for many of them! Indeed, beginning March 6, 2022, it will be the only option for adult renewals (using form DS-82).
Who will pay online?
- If you live in in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.
- If you have a 10-year U.S. passport that is still valid or expired less than five years ago.
- If you have an emergency passport issued more than a year ago to someone over 16 years old.
How to pay?
- You can pay via U.S. or international credit or debit card, electronic funds transfer from a U.S.-based bank account, Amazon Pay, or PayPal.
These applications have been mail-in since the onset of the pandemic. For those of you who need to visit in person (first time, lost passport, child renewal) online payment is not yet available, and you will still need to pay in person.
Watch this space for further details on how to pay online: Passport Services – U.S. Embassy in Israel (usembassy.gov)
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