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
Email: [email protected]


Commercial Enquiries - Austrade

Level 21 CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West, 200041
Tel:  +86 21 6103 5656
Fax: +86 21 6321 1222
Email: [email protected]


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

Monday 3 January 2022 New Year's Day in Lieu
Monday 31 January 2022 Chinese New Year's Eve
Tuesday 1 February 2022 Chinese New Year
Wednesday 2 February 2022 Chinese New Year
Friday 15 April 2022 Good Friday
Monday 18 April 2022 Easter Monday
Monday 2 May 2022 Labour Day in Lieu
Friday 3 June 2022 Dragon Boat Festival
Monday 3 October 2022 Chinese National Day
Tuesday 4 October 2022 Chinese National Day
Wednesday 5 October 2022 Chinese National Day
Monday 26 December 2022 Christmas Eve in Lieu
Tuesday 27 December 2022 Christmas Day in Lieu
Wednesday 28 December 2022 Boxing Day in Lieu


Australian Embassy and Consulates Contact Information

Australian Embassy, Beijing

Australian Consulate General, Guangzhou 

Australian Consulate General, Chengdu