Processing times and delivery

  1. Overview
  2. Required documents
  3. Fees
  4. Processing times and delivery

The time from when we receive your application to return delivery is generally three to four weeks.  We strongly encourage you to apply well in advance of your travel to allow time for delivery of your documents.

Note: Processing times for all services are approximate.  Times quoted should be used only as a guide.

A complete application package includes:

  • A self-addressed, stamped envelope with 16.70 NIS of postage for return delivery (for one passport; more passports will need more postage). Pick-up services are not available for renewals by mail.
  • Application for a U.S. Passport (DS-5504)
  • Photo
  • Your limited-validity passport

Mail your complete application package to:

American Citizen Services – Passports
U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv
71 Hayarkon Street
Tel Aviv, Israel 6343229