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German Consulate General Houston

Welcome to Houston! The German Consulate General is open to the public by appointment only and by obeying social distancing rules in connection with the Corona pandemic.

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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Houston. The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

Name

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany

Head

Kai Hennig, Consul General

City/Town

Houston

Tel.

+1 713 627 77 70

Mobile phone number

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

Fax

+49 30 1817 672 21

Postal address

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

Street

1330 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1850, Houston, TX 77056-3018

Opening hours

Monday-Thursday: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm

Friday: 08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Until further notice, admittance by appointment only. You can book an appointment here

Administrative / consular district

Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

Website

http://www.houston.diplo.de

Contact Form

Official language: English

Please note: Fees may apply when using a phone or fax machine via satellite (Satcom)

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 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.

Monday-Thursday: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm

Friday: 08:00 am - 01:00 pm

Visa and passport hotline: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 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.

Admittance to the German Consulate

Please note: Admittance to the Consulate will be by appointment only.

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:


 2021
New Year's DayJanuary 1
Martin Luther King Day
January 18
International Women's DayMarch 8
Good FridayApril 2
Easter MondayApril 5
Pentacost
May 24
Memorial Day
May 31
Independence DayJuly 5
Labor DaySeptember 6
Day of German UnityOctober 3
Thanksgiving DayNovember 25
Christmas Eve
December 24
New Year's Eve
December 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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