Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China

Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General Chengdu


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Australian Treasurer in Chengdu

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison visited Chengdu recently to discuss with G20 counterparts responses to global economic challenges.  The Treasurer was joined by Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Phillip Lowe at the final G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting before September’s G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hangzhou. Learn more

Chengdu and Australia Innovate

Australia’s innovation economy comes to Chengdu this August with a visit by winners of the “Chengdu Innovate” pitch competition. Aussie startups Elanation, SonderDesign and CancerAid (pictured above) will visit Chengdu to meet potential investors and connect the Australian and Chengdu innovation eco-systems.  Learn more

Appointments for passport and notarial services required from 1 January 2016 

From 1 January 2016, the Australian Consulate General Chengdu will be taking appointments for passport and notarial services.

Appointments can be booked via  

Passport service appointments for Australian Citizens are available between 9:00 am and 12:00 noon, Monday to Friday.

Notarial service appointments are available between 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Tuesday and Friday only. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday are not available. 

If you are unable to make an appointment within the advertised hours and have valid reasons, you can either call 028-62685200 or send an email to  to schedule another appointment.  

Please refer to the About Us section in the booking website for instructions on making a booking.

Passport collections, passport enquiries, emergency passports or consular enquiries do not require appointments.

News and Media Releases

Media Release: Promoting Australia's economic links with China (21/3/2016)

Media Release: Australia signs landmark trade agreement with China (17/5/2015)

Media Release: Government to strengthen Australia's foreign investment framework (25/02/2015)

Job Vacancy

Research & Program Officer (LE4) - Beijing - closes 31 October 2016

Opening Hours

The Consulate-General will be open from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday except for public holidays.

Passport applications may be lodged between 9:00am to 12:00 pm, Monday to Friday except for statutory holidays. Notarial services will be available between 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Tuesday and Friday only. If you are unable to meet these working hours, an appointment is required. You can either call 028-62685200 or send email to

Public Holidays

 Public Holidays 2016

1 January (Friday), New Year’s Day

8 February (Monday), Chinese New Year

9 February (Tuesday), Chinese New Year

10 February (Wednesday), Chinese New Year

25 March (Friday), Good Friday

28 March (Monday), Easter Monday

2 May (Monday), Labour Day

9 June (Thursday), Dragon Boat Festival

3 October (Monday), National Day

4 October (Tuesday), Golden Week

5 October (Wednesday), Golden Week

26 December (Monday), Boxing Day

27 December (Tuesday), Christmas Day

28 December (Wednesday), Additional Holiday

Public Holidays 2017

2 January (Monday), New Year’s Day (in lieu)

30 January (Monday), Chinese New Year

31 January (Tuesday), Chinese New Year

1 February (Wednesday), Chinese New Year

14 April (Friday), Good Friday

17 April (Monday), Easter Monday

1 May (Monday), Labour Day

30 May (Tuesday), Dragon Boat Festival

2 October (Monday), National Day Holiday (in lieu)

3 October (Tuesday), Golden Week

4 October (Wednesday), Golden Week

25 December (Monday), Christmas Day 

26 December (Tuesday), Boxing Day

29 December (Friday), Additional Holiday