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Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in Houston

 Visa Application Form of PRC
  Detail Procedure for Application
  (How to Apply - Processing Time - Visa FeesPick-up, etc)
  For Children Born in USA with Chinese Descent Going to China

Consul General: Ms. Li Qiangmin
Address: 3417 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006, U.S.A
Tel: +1-713-5201462
Fax: +1-713-5213064 
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)

 Consular Office
Tel: +1-713-5217495 (24-hour Answering Service)
      +1-713-5219589 (Manned Service between 09:00-10:00 in workday)
Email: visahouston@hotmail.com
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".

 2015 Public Holidays of the Consulate in Houston (Consular Section)

Festivals Date Day
New Year's Day January 1, 2 Thursday, Friday
Martin Luther King's Birthday January 19 Monday
Spring Festival February 19, 20 Thursday, Friday
International Labor Day May 1 Friday
Memorial Day May 25 Monday
Independence Day July 3 Friday
Labor Day September 7 Monday
Chinese National Day October 1, 2 Thursday, Friday
Columbus Day October 12 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 26, 27 Thursday, Friday
Christmas Day December 25 Friday

 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


Drive on highway 45: Exit at 47A , drive along Allen Pkwy and turn left on Montrose Blvd., arrive at 3417 Montrose Blvd. on the left. 

Drive on highway 59: From South of Houston, Drive on highway 59N, exit at Richmond Ave., turn left on Richmond Ave., turn right on Montrose Blvd., arrive at 3417 Montrose Blvd. on the right; From North of Houston, Drive on highway 59S, exit at McGowen St., drive along Hamilton St., turn right on Elgin St. (Elgin St. will change to Westheimer Rd.), turn left on Montrose Blvd., arrive at 3417 Montrose Blvd. on the left.