Non-U.S. citizens need a visa to enter the United States to visit, work, live and connect (international transit).
For more information on entry and visa requirements, please visit the U.S. Department of State.
International in-transit passengers will exit and proceed forward down the recheck hallway to recheck their luggage. If a passenger exits secondary screening, then they will turn right and proceed down the hallway to the recheck counter.
All international in-transit passengers are subject to screening at the TSA security checkpoint before proceeding into the secure area of their departing concourse.
For additional information, visit the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) site.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (US Customs and Border Protection, referred to as CBP)
General Counseling Hotline: +1 877-227-5511
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): +1 281-449-1481 or +1 281-985-8400
Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston: +1 713-520-1462, or website: http://houston.china-consulate.org/eng/