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
Admittance by appointment only. You can book an appointment here
Emergency number outside opening hours
Official language: English
Please note: Fees may apply when using a phone or fax machine via satellite (Satcom)
Note on barrier-free access
The Consulate General supports citizens with disabilities and makes every effort to facilitate their access to staff within the limits of the building.
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 Chancellery 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.
Visa and passport hotline (+1-713-627-7770): Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 01:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Outside office hours: in case of emergency you can reach the on-call duty of the German Embassy in Washington, +1 202 298 4000 (also SMS).
You can also contact us here
Admission to the German Consulate
Please note: Entry is by appointment only. Appointments can only be booked for a few weeks in advance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please note that the use of mobile devices may result in reduced functionality or wrong bookings. We therefore recommend using desktop computers or laptops when making online appointments.
Appointments to pick up passports or certificates are not required. You will be informed by the consulate when and at what times you can pick up your documents.
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.
Please note: Admittance to the Consulate will be by appointment only (please see link below).
All appointments must be booked through our online appointment booking system.
If you cannot find an appropriate category, please check if your request requires a personal attendance or if it can be resolved by email or mail. For questions, please contact the consulate by email.
Inquiry to the Consulate concerning consular matters
Information about consular service can be found here: https://www.germany.info/us-en/service/10-ServiceA-Z or use the link below.
For detailed information and case related questions that are not answered on our website you can send us an email.
Please note that case related questions will be answered by email only. Please use the contact for state your full name and your date of birth in your request.
The German Consulate General in Houston will remain closed on the following days:
|New Year's Day||January 1|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 16|
|International Women's Day||March 8|
|Good Friday||April 7|
|Easter Monday||April 10|
|Memorial Day/Pentacost||May 29|
|Independence Day||July 4|
|Labor Day||September 4|
|Day of German Unity||October 3|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 23|
|Christmas Day||December 25|
|Boxing Day||December 26|
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.