City, State and Federal Government Agencies

Austin SCORE
5524 Bee Caves Rd, Bldg M
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-928-2425
Provides counseling for startup businesses
City of Austin (International Economic Development Program)
301 W. 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 974-6381
Informs citizens about international activities, assists in integrating the region industrial, financial, and commercial institutions into the world economy, and supports international activities including Austin Sister Citiesexchanges
City of Austin (Small & Minority Business Resources)
4201 Ed Bluestein Blvd.
Austin, TX 78721
Phone: (512) 974-7600
Assists small, minority-owned and women-owned business enterprises
City of Austin (Small Business Program)
505 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 974-7800
Fosters job creation and supports the growth of new and existing businesses by providing capacity building information, tools and resources.
Economic Development Administration - U.S. Dept. of Commerce
903 San Jacinto Suite 206
Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: (512) 381-8150
Assists in generating jobs, helps retain existing jobs, and stimulate industrial and commercial growth in economically distressed areas of the United States
Foreign Trade Zone #183 of Central Texas
535 E Fifth Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-595-0741
Import duties deferral or waiver for approved foreign trade zone facilities. Ben Ramirez, Administrator
International Trade Center UTSA
501 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd
San Antonio, Texas 78207
Phone: (210) 458-2470
Provides businesses with high-value trade consulting services, cutting-edge market research and innovative training programs
Office of International Business/Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: (512) 463-2000
Office of International Business/Office of the Governor - Mexico Office
P.B. Paseo de la Reforma 325, P.B.
Coll. Cuahutemoc
Mexico City, Mexico 06500
Phone: 011-5255-5514-8100
Promotes re-location to Texas to foreign companies and represents Texas business/economic development interests in Mexico; encouraging trade between Mexico and Texas
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711-2887
Phone: 512-463-5600
Provides a repository for official and business and commercial records, serves as senior advisor and liaison to the Governor for Texas Border and Mexican Affairs, and serves as Chief International Protocol Officer for Texas.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
1555 University Blvd, Suite 265
Round Rock, TX 78664
Phone: 512-716-4180
Provides counseling for startup businesses
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Lyndon B. Johnson State Office Building
111 East 17th Street
Austin, TX 78774
Phone: (512) 463-4600
Sales Tax exemption contract for exports
Texas Department of Agriculture
1700 N. Congress, 11th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-463-7476
Helps Texas agricultural companies participate in international events worldwide
Texas Department of Insurance
333 Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 676-6000
Protects insurance consumers
Texas General Land Office
1700 N. Congress Ave., Suite 935
Austin, TX 8701
Phone: 512-463-5001
Manages public domain by collecting and keeping records, provides maps and surveys and issues land titles
Texas Workforce Commission
101 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78778
Phone: (512) 463-2222
U.S. Commercial Service Austin U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration
U.S. Dept. of Commerce
221 E. 11th St., 4th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-916-5940
Helps companies assess the export potential of products, identify markets and research, and locate potential overseas partners; provide resources for partnering global expansion
U.S. Customs-Port of Entry
3600 Presidential Blvd., Suite 111
Austin, TX 78719
Phone: 512-530-3053