Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China



Updated Travel Advice – 21 December 2023

We've reviewed our advice for China. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. As previously advised, authorities have detained foreigners on the grounds of ‘endangering national security’. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention or harsh enforcement of local laws, including broadly defined National Security Laws.

Travel advice:

Exercise a high degree of caution in China overall.

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Emergency Support

For emergency passport or consular support, please contact the numbers below.

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas

1300 555 135 (within Australia)


Appointments for Passport and Notarial Services

Booking Policy

The Australian Consulate-General Chengdu provides passport services and notary services.

Passport service appointments are available between 9:00 am to 12:00 am, Monday to Friday.

Notarial service appointments are available between 14:00 pm to 15:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only.

Bookings can be made 3 weeks in advance.

Each passport applicant, including children, will require a separate appointment.  

Please do not to book more than one appointment for same service. Clients who book multiple appointments for same service will have their appointments cancelled.

If your form bears word Affidavit, please select the service type as Affidavit. Please do not select Witness Signature or Seal on a Form or Declaration.

Clients will be admitted to the Consulate-General no earlier than 15 minutes before your appointment time and your appointment will be cancelled if you arrive 15 minutes past your appointment time.

You will receive an appointment confirmation email when you successfully book an appointment. A cancellation/modification link will be attached to that email notification. If you have to cancel or reschedule your appointment, please refer to the instructions in your email notification.


Click here to make a booking.

Click here to check instructions for bookings.



If you have specific enquiries about the requirements of each type of notary services, please click here.

If you have specific enquires about the requirements for passport applications, please click here

Privacy policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the Consulate-General's appointments.  Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes.  By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT's behalf for these purposes.  If this information is not collected, DFAT's ability to arrange your appointment will be limited.  Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore's Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT's Privacy Policy.


Notice of New Digital Assistant Online Chat for Visa and Citizenship Enquiries  

The Department of Home Affairs (HA) are trialling a Digital Assistant to answer your visa and citizenship questions. The Digital Assistant will make it easier and faster for you to find what you need on their website. You can access the Digital Assistant from the Digital Assistant tab on the bottom right hand side of the screen on most Immigration and Citizenship pages


Job Vacancy


Australian Embassy, Beijing

ICT Assistant (please click here to download the job ad)

Under the general supervision of the ICT Manager, the ICT Assistant provides services to users of the Embassy’s IT and communication systems. Through the delivery of strong client service skills, the ICT Assistant will provide service desk and troubleshooting support and advice to Beijing based staff.

Your application, written in English and addressed in the title ‘Application for ICT Assistant + your name’, must include:

  • Curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Maximum 500 words pitch outlining how your skills, experience and qualifications make you the best person for the job;
  • Application form for Locally Engaged Staff employment

Applications and inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. Closing date for applications is 17:00 on Sunday, 2 June 2024.  Applications received after this time will not be considered. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received any contact within four weeks from the closing date.


Australian Consulate General - Shanghai


Under limited direction of the Consul (Administration), the accountant will lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the finance team and the Shanghai finance hub which is the departments Regional Processing Centre (RPC) for mainland China posts.

Your application, written in English, addressed in the title ‘Application for Accountant + your name’ must include:

  • A one page pitch of no more than 1000 words outlining how your skills, experience and qualifications make you the best person for the job;
  • Curriculum vitae including your nationality and country of residency. If you are an Australian citizen in China, please advise your Chinese visa category.
  • Contact details for two work-related referees (at least one should be your current or recent supervisor)

Applications and inquiries should be emailed to [email protected]. Closing date for applications is 17:00 on Wednesday, 5 June 2024.  Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received any contact within four weeks from the closing date.

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