Emergency Assistance

U.S. citizens needing emergency assistance may call the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem at any time: 02-630-4000. If you are calling from the U.S., please dial 011-972-2-630-4000. See below for more details.

U.S. citizens needing emergency assistance may also call the Branch Office in Tel Aviv at any time: (03) 519-7575. If dialing from the U.S., call 011-972-3-519-7575. See below for more details.

For any urgent or general inquiries about passports or citizenship, please email the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem at JerusalemACS@state.gov or the Branch Office in Tel Aviv at TelAvivACS@state.gov and someone will reply to you during business hours.

Emergencies can include arrests, detentions, missing persons, hospitalizations, and victims of crime.  If you call outside of normal business hours, the Duty Officer responding to this emergency number cannot assist with questions regarding passports, consular reports of birth, or other routine consular matters.  For passport emergencies, click here.

All services require an appointment, including emergency passport requests. 

The American Citizen Services Units at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem and the Branch Office in Tel Aviv are open to the public by appointment only from 8 to 11am, Monday – Friday, except for the first Wednesday of each month and during Embassy closures.

Emergencies Outside of Business Hours: 02-630-4000

If you need to report an emergency situation to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem or the Branch Office in Tel Aviv and are calling after 4:30pm local time, call 02-630-4000 and ask to be connected to the duty officer.  From the United States, dial 011-972-2-630-4000.

Emergencies During Business Hours:

If you need to report an emergency situation to the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem between 8:00am and 4:30pm, call 02-630-4000.  From the United States, dial 011-972-2-630-4000.

If you need to report an emergency situation to the Branch Office in Tel Aviv between 8:00am and 4:30pm call, 03-519-7575.  From the United States, dial 011-972-3-519-7575.

Routine Inquiries:

For routine inquiries regarding passports (including emergency passport requests), Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notary services, please send an email to JerusalemACS@state.gov or TelAvivACS@state.gov.  We try to answer all email inquiries within 24-48 business hours.  Before sending an email, please consult our website for information.

 

U.S. Embassy Jerusalem
American Citizen Services
14, David Flusser Street Jerusalem 9378322
Phone: 02-630-4000

U.S. Embassy Jerusalem, Branch Office Tel Aviv
American Citizen Services
71 HaYarkon Street
Tel Aviv 6343229, Israel