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 Fees - Pick-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
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, 13:30-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Tel: +1-713-5217459 (24-hour Answering Service)
+1-713-5278954 (Manned Service between 09:00-10:00 in workday)
Office Hours: 09:30-11:30; 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
The Consular Office in Houston does not accept cash payment for all document services. For all services, the consulate only accepts Master Card, Visa Card, Money Order, Cashier's Check and company check made payable to "Chinese Consulate General in Houston".
2016 Public Holidays of the Consulate in Houston (Consular Section)
|Spring Festival||February 8 - 10||Monday - Wednesday|
|Presidents' Day||February 15||Monday|
|International Labor Day||May 2||Monday|
|Memorial Day||May 30||Monday|
|Independence Day||July 4||Monday|
|Labor Day||September 5||Monday|
|Chinese National Day||October 3, 4||Monday, Tuesday|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 24, 25||Thursday, Friday|
|Christmas Day||December 26||Monday|
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 Columber D'Or restaurant (the restaurant faces the front gate of the consulate across the street).
Parking hours: 08:30 - 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.