Consulate of El Salvador Houston



El Salvador’s Consulate in Houston

The consulate of El Salvador in Houston is a diplomatic office that facilitates the needs of the citizens of El Salvador. The consul provides services to those who are abroad, including legal assistance for claims for compensation under international law, and providing information on the status of pending applications and proceedings before United States courts and administrative bodies.

The consul also assists citizens in emergencies by issuing emergency travel documents and communicating with the nearest Embassy or Consulate when necessary.


Services offered by the consulate

The Consulate of El Salvador in Houston offers the following services:

  • Passports and other certification
  • Legalization of documents for use in El Salvador
  • Notary service
  • Certificates of good standing and apostle


Who can apply for a visa to El Salvador?

If you are an El Salvador citizen and would like to apply for a visa from the Consulate of El Salvador in Houston, Texas, then the following information is for you.

In order to be eligible for a visa, one must be over 18 years old, have a passport with at least six months of validity on it and have proof of payment. The fee varies depending on the type of visa being applied for. The process takes approximately 15 minutes if all documents are ready. If not, it may take up to 3 hours. There is also a list of documents that need to be brought with you.


Contact information for the consulate

The Consulate of El Salvador in Houston is located at:

3201 S. Shepherd Drive, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77019

Tel: 713-723-8369 Fax: 713-723-8366


The Consulate is open from 8:00 am until 12:00 pm on Monday through Friday.