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The Consulate-General of Turkey in Houston has been established in October 28 1985. Since 1986 we have been implementing our consular services in our current office at1990 Post Oak Blvd. Ste. 1300.

Our Consulate is one of the six Turkish Consular Missions in the USA, the rest of which are located in New York, Chicago,Los Angeles, Boston and Miami.

Our jurisdiction area is covering 8 US States, including Arkansas, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

The working hours of the Consulate-General is from 9:00 am to 16:00 pm through Monday to Friday. Thetime framefor applications-in-person as well as inquires via telephoneis from 09:00 am to 2:00 pm.

All inquires for visa issues and other consular affairs can also be answered by the Consular Call Center that can be reached at +1-888-566 76 56. The Call Center is operational from 8:30am to 16:30pm (CT time zone) from Monday through Friday.

Please visit www.e-visa.gov.tr to get your visa to Turkey in just 5 minutes!.. For the other types of visas please visit www.visa.gov.tr.

For consular information and proceedings please visit www.konsolosluk.gov.tr.



Selçuk Tarlan
Selçuk Tarlan

10/28/1985-8/19/1989

Mengü Büyükdavras
Mengü Büyükdavras

8/26/1989-8/23/1993

Bülent Akın
Bülent Akın

8/30/1993-8/20/1997

Ahmet Vakur Gökdenizler
Ahmet Vakur Gökdenizler

8/29/1997-8/17/2001

Ali Arsın
Ali Arsın

9/1/2001-8/17/2005

Atila Uzer
Atila Uzer

9/1/2005-1/10/2009

Akil ÖKTEM
Akil ÖKTEM

9/14/2009-6/29/2011

Cemalettin Aydın
Cemalettin Aydın

7/10/2011-11/12/2013

Bahri Batu
Bahri Batu

3/8/2014-8/30/2014

Ferhat Alkan
Ferhat Alkan

10/1/2014-12/16/2017

Akil Öktem
Akil Öktem

12/15/2017-

Akil Öktem Consul General
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00

Walk-in hours 09:00am-12:00pm
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10/29/2018
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