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Close this message COVID-19 - As recommended precautions continue to increase for COVID-19, the James E. Rudder Building will be closed to visitors and customers beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The Office of the Secretary of State is committed to continuing to provide services to ensure business and public filings remain available 24/7 through our online business service, SOSDirect, as well as United States Postal mail, email, and faxes. If needed, you may schedule an appointment related to apostilles by calling (512) 463-5705. Calls will be accepted Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Thank you in advance for your patience during this difficult time.

Contact the Executive Office

Ruth R. Hughs
Secretary of State

Joe Esparza
Deputy Secretary of State

Linda Payne
Executive Assistant & Scheduling

David Zapata
Assistant Secretary of State for Mexican and Border Affairs

Adam Bitter
General Counsel

Stephen Chang
Director of Communications

Cammy Jones
Director of International Protocol

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Main Mailing Address
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Texas Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887

Physical Address Contact Information

Executive Division's Physical Address Elections Division's Physical Address Information Technology, Business & Public Filings, Administration Division's Physical Address
1100 Congress
Capitol Bldg., Room 1E.8
Austin, TX 78701
James E. Rudder Bldg.
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701
James E. Rudder Bldg.
1019 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78701

Hours of Operation

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday