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
Passport applications are accepted by appointment only. Please make your appointment online.
Appointments can be scheduled up to 2 weeks in advance. New appointments are opened Mondays at 9am (Houston time).
In an emergency, please call.
Notarial services are by appointment only. 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.