Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

Elections

For information on voting overseas please see our Australians in China page.

 

Appointments for passport and notarial services

Appointments are required for all passport and notarial services and can be booked via acgsh.setmore.com.

Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday. Notarial services appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday afternoons. 

You may need to wait more than two weeks for the next available appointment, so please book your appointment as early as possible.

Appointments are not required for passport collection or for emergency consular/passport services

 

Travel Advice for China

Visit the Australian Government's Smartraveller website for up-to-date travel advice for China.

You can subscribe to one or more countries or to our official bulletins for information including voting, large sporting events, or widespread health or security issues. We encourage you to subscribe to this service as soon as you are thinking about holidaying, working, studying or living overseas.

If you are travelling or residing in China we strongly encourage you to register on smartraveller so we can contact you in an emergency.

 

Australian Visa and Citizenship Applications

For information regarding Visa and Citizenship applications in China (including application fees, forms and how to lodge), please click here.  

The Consulate can not provide certified copies of documents, or witness statutory declarations or other documents associated with Australian Visa/Citizenship applications.

All questions, emails and phone calls regarding Australian visa applications should be directed to the Department of Home Affairs.

 

Applying for an Australian Passport

General passport information.

Shanghai Consulate specific passport information.

Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday and should be booked more than two weeks in advance using acgsh.setmore.com.

It will take more than four weeks from the day you successfully finalise your application until your passport is ready for collection.

 

Notarial Services

You must bring your passport so we can verify your signature on any documents you sign.

You must bring clear instructions from your lawyer detailing exactly which pages must be witnessed by the Consulate.

General notarial services information (including witness of signature, affidavit, certified copies, CNI, authentication).

Shanghai Consulate specific notarial information.

Notarial appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday afternoons and should be booked more than two weeks in advance using acgsh.setmore.com.

Alternative Shanghai notarial service providers can be found here.

 

Consulate Public Holidays

Monday 18 June  2018  Dragon Boat Festival
Monday 1 October 2018 National Day Holiday
Tuesday 2 October 2018  Golden Week
Wednesday 3 October 2018 Golden Week
Tuesday 25 December 2018  Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Boxing Day
Monday 31 December 2018  Additional Day

 

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