Book an appointment at The Population and Immigration Authority (Misrad Hapnim) for EACH person who needs a passport – including small children. Children must be present with their parents when applying for their first passports.
CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment at Misrad Hapnim. You must have an Israeli cell phone number to book the appointment, as they will SMS you with confirmation of your appointment time.
Note: Online payment prior to your appointment will save you time and money. Payment both online and in-person requires an Israeli credit card – not cash or check. Click here to pay online.
CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date list of prices and fees. Pricing from November 1-February 28th is less expensive than from March 1-October 31. You can benefit from the winter rate as long as you apply for your passport in Misrad Hapnim within 3 months of your payment date or prior to April 30th of the same year (whichever is earlier).
The form is in Hebrew only! If you find the Hebrew challenging, we recommend asking a Hebrew-speaking friend for help.
1. Soldiers (in uniform) can be processed without an appointment.
2. Someone who has a Teudat Zehut number (Ezrach Oleh, Katin Chozer, Toshav Chozer or an A-1 Visa holder) can schedule an online appointment from abroad pre-Aliyah.
3. Appointments can be scheduled throughout the country, not only a local branch.
Go to Misrad Hapnim on the assigned day with your Teudat Zehut and your credit card and follow the instructions given to you there. Everyone who needs a passport must be physically present. Please bring your old passport or Teudat Maavar with you (if applicable).
You can pay for your passport at your meeting, but the prices for paying online are generally cheaper.
CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date list of prices and fees. Note: Payment online during the winter months (November 1st through the last day of February) is cheaper than during the summer. You can pay online until February 29th, and benefit from the winter rate, as long as you apply for your passport in Misrad Hapnim within 3 months of your payment date or prior to April 30th of the same year (whichever is earlier).
Your Israeli passport will be delivered to the home address listed on your Teudat Zehut 7-10 business days after you applied for it. You must have an Israeli cell phone number as the Misrad Hapnim will confirm your contact information via SMS.
Following your visit to Misrad Hapnim, you should receive an SMS with a application number and a tracking number. You can track the delivery of your passport by following THIS LINK using your tracking number (not your Teudat Zehut number). Be sure to ask the clerk for a printout with your tracking number.
After your Passport is received by the Postal Service for delivery, you will be sent another SMS with a tracking number (usually starts with RR) which you can copy+paste into the post office website, found here. The post office site will indicate where your passport is in the delivery process.
Diligently check your SMSes for the message from Misrad Hapnim asking if you received your biometric passport. Following their directions, confirm receipt of your new passport.