German Consulate General 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.

60 Years in Texas Celebration - Impressions from the Fest

June 5, 2014 |
60 Years in Texas Celebration

On 31 May the German Consulate General in Houston celebrated its 60th anniversary at Christ the King Lutheran Church. It also bid farewell to Consul General Gühlcke and other colleagues.

2014 EURAXESS Science Slam North America

May 27, 2014 |
EURAXESS Science Slam

Are you ready? Join the 2nd Global EURAXESS Science Slam North America in 2014!  It is open to researchers of all nationalities and from all fields of research. 

Sixty Years in Texas!

Feb 5, 2014 |
View from the German Consulate General Houston

2014 marks 60 years since the establishment of a German Consulate in Houston. With over half of a century of history in mind, Klaus-Jochen Guhlcke, the current German Consul General in Houston, recalls its modest beginnings.


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Deutschsprachige Webseite

The Consul General

Consul General Redeker

The Consulate General in Houston is headed by Ricarda REDEKER.

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.

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.

Top 5 Links

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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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Daily News from Germany -

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

Please find here the daily news from Germany