IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority have announced restrictions on movements and social distancing to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result of these measures, and due to our reduced staffing, the Consular Sections at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Tel Aviv are providing emergency services only. Please enroll in step.state.gov to receive alerts and ensure you can be located in an emergency.
If you require an emergency service, please write to the appropriate consular office (JersualemACS@state.gov or TelAvivACS@state.gov ). For further updates, please check this website regularly. Emergency services are available in Jerusalem (Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 11:00) and Tel Aviv (Monday – Thursday, 08:00 – 11:00).
Welcome to the website of the American Citizen Services Units at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the Embassy Branch Office in Tel Aviv. We provide information and assistance to U.S. citizens visiting or residing in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza. American Citizen Services at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the Branch Office in Tel Aviv are open Monday through Friday by appointment only
Which service do you need?
- Applying for your first U.S. passport
- Transmitting citizenship to your child born outside the U.S.
- Renouncing U.S. Citizenship
- U.S. Citizenship Laws and Policy: General guidance about how a person may acquire or lose U.S. citizenship