(How to Apply - Processing Time - Visa Fees - Pick-up, etc)
For Children Born in USA with Chinese Descent Going to China
Consul General: Ms. Xu Erwen
Address: 3417 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006, U.S.A
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Tel: +1-713-5217495 (24-hour Answering Service)
+1-713-5219589 (Manned Service between 09:00-10:00 in workday)
Office Hours: 09:00-11:30; 13:30-15:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas and Puerto Rico.
If you live in other regions, please contact the embassy or consulate in your region. Otherwise, your application will be delayed or even denied.
Means of Payment
From January 1st, 2010, the Consular Office of the Consulate General in Houston has not accepted cash payment for all document services. For all services, the consulate only accepts Master Card, Visa Card and Money Order, Cashier's Check (excluding personal/company check) payable to "Chinese Consulate General".
2013 Public Holidays of the Consulate in Houston
|New Year's Day||January 1||Tuesday|
|Spring Festival||February 11 - 13||Monday - Wednesday|
|Tomb-sweeping Day||April 5||Friday|
|Memorial Day||May 27||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 4||Thursday|
|Labor Day||September 2||Monday|
|Mid-autumn Festival||September 20||Friday|
|Chinese National Day||October 1 - 3||Tuesday - Thursday|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 28, 29||Thursday, Friday|
|Christmas Day||December 24, 25||Tuesday, Wednesday|
Notice of Parking-lot
For the convenience of applicants, the Consulate in Houston has leased a designated parking-lot which is located at the parking area north and west of the La Columbe D'Or restaurant (the restaurant faces the front gate of the consulate across the street).
Parking hours: 08:00 - 12:00, 13:30 - 16:00, Monday through Friday.
Map of the Consulate in Houston