Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China

Consul-General Christopher Lim's Blog - "How to handle a formal meeting in China" 

"Early in my career, I had the privilege of attending several formal meetings in China as a note-taker.  Hosted by the Chinese side and involving visiting Australian Ministers, Parliamentarians or senior officials, these meetings have a formality that makes them very different from what we’re used to in Australia".  Click here to read more.

Consul-General's Speeches

Consul-General's Remarks at the Belt and Road Chengdu-Australian Open University Tennis Championship Award Ceremony, Chengdu (11/11/2018)

Opening Remarks at “Odyssey: an Australian photographer in China”, Chongqing (12/9/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at QUT Agent Workshop, Chengdu (10/9/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at the One International Women's Film Festival Forum - Australian and Women's Empowerment, Chengdu (8/9/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at Australian Innovation Dialogue, Chengdu (30/8/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at AustCham Networking Lunch with Australian Dairy Mission, Chengdu (29/6/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at the Screening of Between a Frock and a Hard Place, Chengdu (13/5/2018)

Consul-General's Speech at IWD Luncheon, Chengdu (12/3/2018)

Consul-General's Speech at Australia Day Reception, Chengdu (24/1/2018)

Consul-General's Remarks at Cochlear Chengdu Hearing Centre Groundbreaking Ceremony, Chengdu (1/1/2018)

Ma La Koala Newsletter - 51st Edition

In Ma La Koala’s 51st edition, Australian Consul-General Christopher Lim speaks at the “Seminar on Australian Trade, Investment and the China International Import Exhibition (CIIE)", the Reserve Bank of Australia visits Chongqing and authors Josephine Wilson and Nicholas Jose hold a writers event in Chengdu. Click here for previous editions.

News and Media Releases

Prime Minister's Annual Leaders’ Meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (14/11/2018)

Australian and Chinese companies pen landmark agreements (07/11/2018)

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs: visit to China for 5th Australia-China Foreign and Strategic Dialogue (05/11/2018)

Simon Birmingham: Australia's economy showcased at major Chinese expo CIIE (04/11/2018)

Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment: visit to Shanghai and Hong Kong (03/11/2018)

New BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University (08/09/2018)

Prime Minister of Australia The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP speech at the University of New South Wales (07/08/2018)

Remarks to the Australia China Business Council by Prime Minister of Australia (19/06/2018)

National Press Club address by Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment (06/06/2018)

Appointments for Passport and Notarial Services

Please make appointments for passport and notarial services using the Consulate’s online booking system.  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 3:30 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only.

If you are unable to make an appointment within the advertised hours, you can either call 028 - 6268 5200 or send an email to to schedule an appointment.  Passport enquiries, emergency passports or consular enquiries do not require appointments.  Click here to make a booking.

Booking Policy

Clients should arrive 5 minutes prior to appointments for security screening.  If you arrive late for your appointment you may need to wait until an officer is available. Bookings can be made 3 weeks in advance.  We request that you do not book more than one appointment at a time.  Please refer to your notification email if you need to amend or cancel your appointment. 


Job Vacancy

The Australian Embassy, Beijing seeks applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the following positions:

Client Services Officer (Application deadline: 14 December 2018)