Consulate General of India, Houston

1990 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX - 77056

Telephone PABX: 713-626-2148, 713-626-2149
Consular Enquiry: 713-621-5576, 713-621-8408
Fax: 713-626-2450, 713-627-2034, 713-993-9347
Email: [email protected]

Serving: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas,
Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas


Emergency Service

In case visa is applied for at the counter after 12.30 pm or on weekends and holidays, an emergency charge of USD $35 is levied for issue of visa on the same day. Emergency Services are granted on Saturdays and Indian National Holidays (Check Consulate Holidays) to persons of Indian origin only in case of a genuine emergency like death or illness of a blood relation, subject to production of proof and confirmed air ticket. This service is not available for visa applications sent in mail. You may fix an appointment with the concerned Consular officer on duty about arrangements for such emergency service. The decision of the Consular Officer in this matter shall be final. (Contact telephone number for emergency service on holidays: 713-478-6218).

A passport can be issued on the same day, if deposited at the Consular Counter by paying additional USD $90 subject to the satisfaction of the Consular Officer only. This service is not available for passport applications/ documents sent in mail.

  • To avoid inconvenience applicants are requested to approach the Consular Officer with completed application and all necessary supporting documents.

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