Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China

Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General Chengdu


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In Ma La Koala’s 38th Edition,  Australia Week in China comes to Chengdu,  the Australia - Southwest China Sister-City Photo Competition ends  and alumni enjoy a quiet catch up on a Friday night. Click here for previous editions.

Australia Week in China Comes to Chengdu

Australia's biggest ever trade delegation toured China last week, led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and including over one thousand business delegates at events across twelve cities. Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman (pictured above) and Queensland Premier Anna Palaszczuk led the AWIC delegation to Chengdu in a push to further strengthen Australia's agribusiness ties with southwest China. Learn more

15,000 Sister-City Snaps

With more than 15,000 entries over five weeks, the 2016 “Give It Your Best Shot” Australia - Southwest China Sister-City Photo Competition has come to an end. 

Nine sister-city pairs in Australia and China teamed up to share a piece of home and learn what makes the connection between ‘sisters’ so special. Grand prize winners will be selected soon! 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

Australian Consulate-General, Shanghai - DFAT - Research, Visits and Public Diplomacy Manager- Closing date 17:00 pm 22 July 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