Required Documents

Bring all of the following documents to your appointment.  Arriving prepared will save you time and help you complete the process in just one visit.  Please also bring copies of all required original documents.

  1. Application for a U.S. Passport: Please make sure you use the correct form, as listed below. Fill out the form completely before your appointment, but DO NOT sign it.

Note: See here if your last passport was issued more than 15 years ago. 

  1. Photo: One 2 inch x 2 inch / 5cm x 5cm square passport photo taken within the last six months.
    Note: There is often no photographer at the Embassy. There are multiple locations to get a passport photo near the Branch Office in Tel Aviv.
  2. Evidence of U.S. citizenship: Original documents are required. Notarized copies are unacceptable. Bring one photocopy in addition to your original document.
  1. Proof of Identity: Original documents are required. Notarized copies are unacceptable. Bring one photocopy. Must be a valid, government-issued photo I.D., such as:
  • Foreign passport
  • Driver’s License
  • National identity card with photograph, or
  • Military I.D with photograph

Note: Parents must bring their own original, valid, government-issued photo I.D. if they are appearing with a minor applicant. Please also make one photocopy of each parent’s I.D. for each minor applying for a passport.