German Consulate General Houston

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Houston Downtown

The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Information about the Consulate General


Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany


Kai Hennig, Consul General




Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, 1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1850, Houston, TX 77056-3057, USA

Administrative / consular district

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Opening hours

Admittance by appointment only. You can book an appointment here


German, English



+1 713 627 77 70 (Passport hotline: Thursday 1:30-3:00 pm, Visa hotline: Monday, 1:30-3:00 pm)

Emergency number outside opening hours

+1 202 298 4000 (German Embassy Washington - emergency only)


+49 30 1817 672 21


Official language: English

For security reasons you are kindly asked to keep your luggage to a minimum when coming to the Consulate. Please do not bring suitcases or large bags and backpacks.

The Consulate General reserves the right to refuse entry to customers with bulky luggage. There is no temporary storage facility for such pieces of luggage.

Fee-based visitor parking is available in designated spots in the parking garage. Please follow the visitor parking signs.

Note on barrier-free access

Accessibility Information
The Consulate General supports citizens with disabilities and makes every effort to facilitate their access to staff within the limits of the building.

Accessible parking
The building in which the Consulate General is located has designated accessible parking spaces.
Access to the Consulate General's offices
The Consulate General is located in what is known as Four Oaks Place, which has several entrances, all of which are accessible to persons with disabilities. The Consulate General is located on the 18th floor and can be reached by elevator.
Construction and technical assistance for blind and visually impaired people is available.

All locks and doors of the Consulate General have sufficient width, but are not barrier-free and do not have automatic closers or openers.

Information on accessibility in the office building
The waiting area of the Passport and Visa Office is barrier-free. The restrooms are wheelchair accessible, but are not handicapped accessible.

Contact for inquiries
For questions or if assistance is needed, people with disabilities are welcome to contact the Consulate General in advance by email or phone.

Attendance by appointment only! Please book your appointment here

The German Consulate General in Houston will remain closed on the following days:

New Year's DayJanuary 1
Martin Luther King Day
January 15
International Women's DayMarch 8
Good FridayMarch 29
Easter MondayApril 1
Whit MondayMay 20
Memorial DayMay 27
Independence DayJuly 4
Labor DaySeptember 2
Day of German UnityOctober 3
Thanksgiving DayNovember 28
Christmas EveDecember 24
Christmas DayDecember 25
Boxing Day
December 26
New Year's EveDecember 31

Consul General Kai Hennig

Consul General Kai Hennig

The foundation of the relationship of our two countries is a shared commitment to democratic values and institutions. Let us continuously work together on strengthening our ties under these principles.

Consul General Kai Hennig

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