U.S Citizen Services in Israel

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The following is a general guide to US Citizen Services information available through the US Embassy in Israel. Please note: The information is provided by the US Embassy website, with updated information found here: https://il.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

Emergency Contact

Jerusalem Embassy


Tel Aviv Branch Office


Outside of Office Hours

02-630-4000 (Jerusalem) or 03-519-7575 (Tel Aviv)
Outside of Israel: 011-972-2-630-4000 (Jerusalem) or 011-972-3-519-7575 (Tel Aviv)

Name Change

Consequence of changing one’s name upon making Aliyah.
More info here


All US Citizens are required to enter and exit the US and Canada with a valid US passport.
More info here


Certified Report of Birth Abroad
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US Tax Compliance

US citizens must file US taxes regardless of country of residence
More info here

Social Security Benefits – FBU

The Federal Benefits Unit is responsible for all Social Security actions
More info here

Notarial & Renunciation Services

Both services now available at Jerusalem & Tel Aviv branches
More info here


Voting from abroad made easy, FVAP.gov
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Reporting a Death

Inform Social Security
More info here

Transferring Citizenship

Second generation US citizenship
More info here

US Embassy General Info

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