The British Consulate General in Houston maintains and develops relations between the UK and the USA.
Our staff are currently working remotely. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.
In our region, we build investment relationships between the UK and US, strengthen cooperation on science and education, and support British nationals.
Find out more on our USA and the UK news page.
We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
If you’re travelling in USA, see our USA Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.
If you’re in Houston and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online.
If you’re in Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico or Oklahoma and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 713 210 4000.
Get an emergency travel document
If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.
If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.
If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before
If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen
If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.
Other consular services
Notarial and documentary services
See the full list of notarial and documentary services we provide.
We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.
We also provide services in:
British Consulate General Houston
Houston TX 77002
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Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British Consulate General Houston.
Service not offered in Houston.
Her Majesty's Passport Office is the sole issuer of British passports and handles all enquiries relating to passport enquiries.