Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Suspension of Public Non-Emergency Consular Services at U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem (May 9-15, 2018)

This a joint message from the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem and the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv.   In preparation for the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, 2018, the Consular Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem (located at 14 David Flusser Street) is temporarily suspending all ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Fee Increase effective April 2, 2018

Important notice:  Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen.  Accordingly, the total passport fee for such applicants will ...
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U. S. Consulate General Closed on March 9, 2018, for the Jerusalem Marathon

The City of Jerusalem is hosting “Jerusalem Marathon 2018” on Friday, March 9, 2018.  Due to the road closures associated with this event, the Consulate General will be closed to the public for routine consular services.  Those U.S. citizens needing emergency passport services on March 9 should contact the American Citizen Services Unit of U.S. ...
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Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 31, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members While tensions in and around the Old City have decreased in the past several days, due to the continued potential for unrest, the restriction on U.S. government employees ...
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Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 24, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem Due to ongoing tensions and the potential for clashes in and around the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family members from entering the Old ...
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Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 21, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway   This is a retransmission of a U.S. Embassy Amman Security Message for U.S. Citizens sent out the evening of July 20, 2017.   U.S. Embassy Amman received reports of planned demonstrations following noon ...
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Travel Restrictions for Bethlehem

April 28, 2017 The U.S. Consulate General is restricting the use of the Rachel’s Tomb/300 checkpoint for personal travel between Jerusalem to Bethlehem for all U.S. citizen employees and their family members until Monday, May 1, 2017. This travel restriction also includes the areas surrounding the Jacir Palace and Paradise hotels. We encourage private U.S. ...
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Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza TRAVEL WARNING

1.   The Department of State warns U.S. citizens against all travel to the Gaza Strip and urges those present to depart.  The security situation remains complex in Israel and the West Bank and can change quickly depending on the political environment, recent events, and particular geographic location.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution and remain aware ...
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