The British Consulate General in Houston maintains and develops relations between the UK and the USA.

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.

You can access UK government services while in the USA.

Urgent assistance

If you’re in Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico or Oaklahoma and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call +1 713 210 4000. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in the USA, call 020 7008 1500.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for 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.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in the USA.

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Our people

Contact us

British Consulate General Houston

1301 Fannin Street
Suite 2400

Houston TX 77002

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:

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Press Enquiries

Our press and public affairs officers answer media enquiries about the UK government and the work of the British Consulate General Houston.

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Passport enquiries

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.

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