If you do not have a Social Security number, you must submit a statement, signed and dated, that includes the phrase, “I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the following is true and correct: I have never been issued a Social Security Number by the Social Security Administration.”
Listing Jerusalem as your Place of Birth: Effective October 29, 2020, U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem will be able to request either “Jerusalem” or “Israel” as their place of birth when applying for a U.S. passport. Please note you do not need to reapply for a new U.S. passport, because your document will remain valid after this change in our policy. If you choose to renew or reapply for a passport with the new place of birth designation, you must pay all applicable fees. U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem who do not specify their place of birth on passport applications as “Israel” will continue to be issued documents that indicate their place of birth as “Jerusalem.
Tips for applying from Canada:
Do not include your Canadian Social Insurance Number on the form in place of your U.S. Social Security number.
If you are not eligible to renew your passport by mail using Form DS-82 or you need to renew and are traveling in the next 4-6 weeks, you must make an appointment to apply or renew in-person at a U.S. embassy or consulate in Canada.