Australian Consulate-General
Chengdu, China

Consul-General Christopher Lim's Blog - "Sichuan’s regional cities: The road increasingly travelled"  

"I have been traversing Sichuan province for nearly two years in order to strengthen networks and find business opportunities for Australian companies.  I have visited a number of regional (also known as second, third or fourth tier) cities, towns and counties, including Guangyuan, Mianyang, Suining, Guang’an, Luzhou, Leshan, Zigong, Yibin, Xichang, Panzhihua".  Click here to read more.

Consul-General's Speeches

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

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

Ma La Koala Newsletter - 50th Edition

In Ma La Koala’s 50th edition, the federal parliament’s Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities visits Chengdu, Consul-General Christopher Lim returns from mid-term consultations and curator Catherine Croll’s “Odyssey: An Australian Photographer in China” opens soon in Chongqing. Click here for previous editions.

News and Media Releases

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)

Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment's Speech at AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards, Shanghai (17/06/2018)

Media release from Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment: Visit to China (16/06/2018)

AFP media release: Scam warning: fake ‘virtual kidnapping’ scam targets Chinese Australians (11/06/2018)

More Chinese tourists to Australia (18/04/2018)

Consul-General in Guangzhou (05/01/2018)

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.

Job News


The Visa Office of the Australian Consulate General Shanghai is seeking expression of interest for the following positions:

  • Senior Visa Program Officer (LE4)
  • Team Leader (LE5)

Closing date for the applications is 5pm, Wednesday, 19 September 2018.

You may find more details in the job advertisements on the Consulate website.