New Palestinian Travel Documents

New Palestinian Travel Documents

Person in Charge:

Mr. Gaby Noufaily 
Tel: 1 (212) 744-7905, ext 1
Email: gaby.noufaily@nylebcons.org 

Mr. Ayman Salman 
Email: ayman.salman@nylebcons.org

Palestinian travel documents are issued solely by the Lebanese competent authorities in Lebanon and applications to obtain them are submitted at the Consular Section or in Lebanon.

Apply for a New Travel Document:

At the Consular Section, complete in Arabic and English, a serial application form, for New Travel Document and enclose the following:

·         4 recent passport photos 1.9×1.4 inch with full face and white background.

·         Lebanese identification card I.D. for Palestinians (tazkarat al hawiya) and two copies of the said document.

·         Two copies of your current travel document including its first 6 pages.

·         Where applicable, copy of current foreign passport.

·         UNRWA card (bitakat Iashi) and two copies of the said document.

·         Copy of a US driver’s license, utility bill or bank statement for proof of address.

·         Parental consent for minors and applicants under 18 should be clearly indicated on the serial application form by having both parents, or legal guardians, signing the appropriate section of the said form at the Consular Section or providing a signed Parental Consent Form authenticated by a notary public.

·         Fees: $40.00 for 1 year, $120.00 for 3 years, and $200 for 5 years (only money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

The new travel document will arrive from Lebanon in around 60 days.

When the new travel document arrives at the Consulate, the concerned person will be contacted to  provide the old travel document held for cancellation and to receive the new one either in person at the Consulate or ONLY via UPS self-addressed & prepaid envelope, at your own risk (sign this form), while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

Via certified mail, if you can’t get to the Consulate, we can send you by regular mail a hard copy of the serial application form for new Palestinian travel documents as follows:

1.    Send us via email complete contact information including full address and phone numbers in the US and in Lebanon, along with scanned copies via email of:

·         Lebanese identification card I.D. for Palestinians (tazkarat al hawiya).

·         Current travel document including its first 6 pages.

·         Where applicable, copy of current foreign passport.

·         UNRWA card (bitakat Iashi) and two copies of the said document.

·         US driver’s license, utility bill or bank statement for proof of address.

2.    We will complete the serial application form on your behalf and send it to you via regular mail to be signed and finger printed (right-hand thumb) in front of a notary public.

3.    Send us via certified mail, at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service, the notarized serial application form it to us along with:

·         4 recent passport photos 1.9×1.4 inch with full face and white background.

·         Lebanese identification card I.D. for Palestinians (tazkarat al hawiya) and two copies of the said document.

·         Current travel document and two copies of its first 6 pages.

·         Where applicable, copy of current foreign passport.

·         UNRWA card (bitakat Iashi) and two copies of the said document.

·         Copy of a US driver’s license, utility bill or bank statement for proof of address.

·         Parental consent for minors and applicants under 18 should be clearly indicated on the serial application form by having both parents, or legal guardians, sign the appropriate section of the said form.

·         Fees: $40.00 for 1 year, $120.00 for 3 years, and $200 for 5 years (only money orders payable to the Consulate General of Lebanon are accepted).

·         If the travel document is to be returned by mail, it will be done ONLY via UPS self-addressed & prepaid envelope, at your own risk (sign this form), while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

The new travel document will arrive from Lebanon in around 60 days from the time we receive your request.

When the new travel document arrives at the Consulate, the concerned person will be contacted to provide the old travel document held for cancellation and to receive the new one either in person at the Consulate or ONLY via UPS self-addressed & prepaid envelope, at your own risk, while noting that we only receive mail on working days and during working hours. Check our holiday and working hours schedule for more details. Kindly note that we don’t collect mail from the post office or the offices of any mailing service.

For expedited Service via DHL Courier express:

In order to facilitate and expedite the issuance of Palestinian travel documents, the General Directorate of General Security in Lebanon made an agreement with DHL to provide express mail delivery.

This service is optional and at the applicant’s own risk.

Kindly check the following website: https://dhlfasttrack.express/ and take the following steps

1.     Enter your personal information.

2.     Pay the shipping fees.

3.     Print the documents.

4.     Apply in person at the consular section or via certified mail and provide the following documents:

a.     Copy of the policy sent via DHL (outbound) from the Consulate in New York to the Ministry of Foreign and Emigrants.

b.     Copy of the policy sent via DHL (return) from the Ministry of Foreign and Emigrants to the consulate in New York.

c.     Applicant passport list.

d.     Receipt.

For further assistance, please contact DHL Lebanon at +961 3 969670.