Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

About Us

About the Australian Consulate General Shanghai, China


Mr Dominic Trindade

Australian Consul General, Shanghai

Mr Trindade is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He commenced in Shanghai as Consul General in July 2019.

Mr Trindade was most recently Assistant Secretary, Services Investment and Intellectual Property Branch (2018-2019). He has previously served overseas as Consul General, Australian Consulate-General, Guangzhou (2014-2018); Deputy Permanent Representative, World Trade Organization, Geneva; and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian High Commission, Singapore.  In Canberra, Mr Trindade has held a number of senior roles in legal and trade policy and negotiations.

Mr Trindade holds degrees in Law and Arts (Asian Studies) from Melbourne University, and a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from Australian National University. He speaks Chinese and is married with three children.


Visa, Immigration and Citizenship Enquiries

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Consular & Passports Enquiries

Level 22 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041
Tel: +86 21 2215 5200


Commercial Enquiries - Austrade

Level 21 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041
Tel:  +86 21 6103 5656
Fax: +86 21 6321 1222


Opening Hours

Consulate - CITIC Square
Consulate opening hours: 8:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
For Passport applications: Appointments only - Monday to Friday.

For Notarial services: Appointments only - Tuesday to Thursday afternoons.

Visa office - CITIC Square

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Consulate Public Holidays

Wednesday 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
Thursday 26 December 2019 Boxing Day
Friday 27 December 2019 Additional Day
Wednesday 1 January 2020 New Year’s Day
Monday 27 January 2020 Chinese New Year
Tuesday 28 January 2020 Chinese New Year
Wednesday 29 January 2020 Chinese New Year
Friday 10 April 2020 Good Friday
Monday 13 April 2020 Easter Monday
Friday 1 May 2020 Labour Day
Thursday 25 June 2020 Dragon Boat Festival
Thursday 1 October 2020 Chinese National Day
Friday 2 October 2020 Chinese National Day
Monday 5 October 2020 Chinese National Day
Thursday 24 December 2020 Christmas Eve
Friday 25 December 2020 Christmas Day
Monday 28 December 2020 Additional Day


Australian Embassy and Consulates Contact Information

Australian Embassy, Beijing

Australian Consulate General, Guangzhou 

Australian Consulate General, Chengdu