German Consulate General Houston

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Welcome to Houston!

Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Houston. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.


"Etwas Neues" - Newsletter from the Office of the German Honorary Consul in New Mexico

December is "Germany Month" in New Mexico! Etwas Neues, the newsletter produced by the office of the German Honorary Consul Stephan Helgesen, informs you about Consul General Ricarda Redeker's initial visit to the "Land of Enchantment".


Consul General Redeker visits Tomball German Christmas Market

On Saturday, December 13, 2014 Consul General Ricarda Redeker visited the Tomball German Christmas Market.


Consul General Ricarda Redeker meets Holocaust Survivor Aron Straser

Consul General met with Mr. Aron Straser, a Holocaust Survivor of the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen together with Honorary Consul Stephan Helegesen.


Consul General Ricarda Redeker visits New Mexico

On December 8, 2014 Consul General Ricarda Redeker accomplished her initial visit to New Mexico. The visit included a meeting with Lieutenant Governor Sanchez and various partners of Germany as well as a visit to the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque.


Consul General Ricarda Redeker visited the "German Evening“ with German Basketball Legend Dirk Nowitzki in Dallas

On December 5, 2014 Consul General Ricarda Redeker visited the "German evening“ after the basketball game Dallas Mavericks vs.Phoenix Suns with German basketball legend Dirk Nowitzki.


Consul General Ricarda Redeker visits Dallas Goethe Center

On December 6, 2014 Consul General Ricarda Redeker visited German classes at the Dallas Goethe Center.


Sebastian Krumbiegel Performs in Houston, Dallas and New Orleans

On November 24th, 2014 singer/songwriter and frontman of the popular German band "Die Prinzen" Sebastian Krumbiegel gave a concert before an enthusiastic crowd at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Houston.


Crew Members of the International Space Station Greeting the German Consulate in Houston

Just before returning to earth on Monday, November 10, 2014, German geophysicist Alexander Gerst and his colleagues Maxim Surajew and Gregory Wiseman recorded a message for peace to greet the German Consulate in Houston. Please click the link below to view the video message.

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Transatlantic Outreach Program - 2015 Summer Study Tours

Applications for the Transatlantic Outreach Program’s 2015 summer study tours are now available online! Social Studies teachers in the U.S. and Canada are invited to apply for a 2-week, all-expenses-paid study tour of modern Germany. Application deadline: February 2, 2015.


Consul General Ricarda Redeker Visits the German ISD and the New French-German House in Dallas

On November 18, 2014 Consul General Ricarda Redeker visited the German International School of Dallas. She then went on to attend the opening of the new French-German House at Texas Christian University.


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The Consul General

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The Consulate General in Houston is headed by Consul General Ricarda REDEKER

Special Announcement

The German Consulate General in Houston will be closed to the public on:

December 24, 2014

December 25, 2014

December 26, 2014


December 31, 2014

January 1, 2015

Schedule an Appointment

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All German Passports, ID Cards, Visa Applicants and Certifications of signatures and Affidavit of support, need to arrange for an appointment in order to hand in their applications. Appointments can only be made online. Every family member needs a seperate appointment.

Important Information – Visas for Hungary and Austria


The German Consulate General Houston is accepting visa applications for Austria (residents of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas only) and Hungary. You will find more information about the Visa requirements on our website.

German Consulate General Houston Newsletter

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The Newsletter of the German Consulate General in Houston is now available online. 

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Fall of the Wall

Fall of the Wall

The year 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall - a monumental day in German history.

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