Information on accessing the COVID-19 vaccine overseas can be found here.
Updated Travel Advice
From 17 January, pre-departure requirements for travel to China from Australia will change. In addition to meeting visa requirements, there are health testing requirements. The requirements vary depending on your COVID-19 and vaccination history. There are multiple tests required within specified timeframes. Testing requirements may change at short notice. Contact the nearest Chinese embassy/consulate to confirm travel requirements. On arrival in China, travellers are required to quarantine for 14 days at a designated hotel or facility. Additional COVID-19 prevention measures and testing will apply. These will be determined by local authorities at the initial entry point and final destination in China. Further COVID-19 countermeasures may be imposed by China in the lead-up to and during the Olympic and Paralympic Games period.
As previously advised, authorities have detained foreigners on grounds of 'endangering national security'. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention.
We now advise:
Exercise a high degree of caution in China overall due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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For emergency passport or consular support, please contact the numbers below.
+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas
1300 555 135 (within Australia)
University Graduation Celebration in Chengdu
Congratulations to University Graduates of 2020 and 2021!
On the evening of 17 December 2021, AustCham China, together with the Australian Consulate General in Chengdu and the New South Wales Investment and Export Service Bureau, organised a special graduation celebration for the 2020 and 2021 students who were not able to return to Australia to participate in their graduation ceremonies. More than 170 graduates, family and friends from over 14 Australian universities attended. The fun-filled celebration provided a valuable opportunity for graduates to celebrate their academic achievements, reminisce about their time at university, and spend time with family and friends. More
How to turn the sport you love into a career! Sport panel discussion at the Study Gold Coast Alumni Event on 19 October co-hosted by the Australian Consulate General, Chengdu
On 19 October 2021, Study Gold Coast and the Australian Consulate General in Chengdu jointly hosted an Alumni Event to celebrate the longstanding ties between the Gold Coast and Chengdu. More.
The Panda-Koala Cup Carnival Continues! “Thereabouts” film screening jointly hosted with Tourism Australia at the Australian Consulate General, Chengdu on 23 September 2021. More
“Running to America” movie screening and Sydney Marathon discussion at the Australian Consulate General, Chengdu on 16 September 2021. More
“Home in Chengdu – Let’s Play Sports”
On 15 September, the Australian Consulate-General and the Chengdu Foreign Affairs Office co-hosted a family fun sports day for the international community in Chengdu. More
News and Media Releases
Celebrate a Festival of Australia (20/05/2019)
Strengthening science ties with China (10/04/2019)
2019-20 Foreign Affairs and Trade Department budget (02/05/2019)
Ambassador to China (29/03/2019)
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 [email protected] to schedule an appointment. Passport enquiries, emergency passports or consular enquiries do not require appointments. Click here to make a booking.
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.
If you have specific enquiries about the requirements of each type of notary services, please click here.
If you have specific enquires about the requirements for passport applications, please click here.
Notice of New Digital Assistant Online Chat for Visa and Citizenship Enquiries
The Department of Home Affairs (HA) are trialling a Digital Assistant to answer your visa and citizenship questions. The Digital Assistant will make it easier and faster for you to find what you need on their website. You can access the Digital Assistant from the Digital Assistant tab on the bottom right hand side of the screen on most Immigration and Citizenship pages.