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Texas is recognised as a global hub for energy, with the city of Houston also a centre for medical research and international business. The Consulate-General  is primarily focused on attracting productive foreign direct investment to Australia, with a particular emphasis on resources and energy, medtech, biotech, defence, cyber security, agribusiness and food. Promoting Australia’s education and research links and seeking out major opportunities for Australian companies in these sectors is also a priority.


Hours of operation: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. See the list of Public Holidays and office closures.
Telephone: +1 (832) 962 8420
Fax: +1 (832) 831 2022
Location: Australian Consulate-General
3009 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1310
Houston, TX, 77056


Routine in-person passport interviews have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.  Please review our Frequently Asked Questions for passport guidance during COVID-19.

For emergency passports and applications by mail, please call. 

Notarial Services

Routine in-person notarial services have been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.  Please see our notarial services page for information on services available by mail.  For urgent notarial services that cannot be done by mail, please call (832) 962 8420. 

24-Hour Consular Assistance

Outside business hours, Australians requiring emergency consular assistance can call the 24-hour consular emergency helpline free from the US on +61 2 6261 3305 or SMS +61 421 269 080. During business hours, Australians in the United States requiring consular assistance should contact your nearest Australian mission.

Australian visas, immigration, customs and citizenship

Please visit the Department of Home Affairs website or call the Global Service Centre in Australia on +61 2 6196 0196. The Consulate-General is unable to provide information on visas, immigration, customs or citizenship.