Notarial fees will increase from 1 January 2017
Further details and a list of the new fees in Australian dollars can be found here.
Appointments for passport and notarial services
Appointment are required for all passport and notarial services.
Appointments can be booked via https://acgsh.setmore.com/. Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday. Notarial services appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday afternoons.
Please make your booking at least one week in advance. Appointments are not required for passport collection or for emergency consular/passport services.
Travel Advice for China
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Australian Visa and Citizenship Applications
For information regarding Visa and Citizenship applications in China (including application fees, forms and how to lodge), please click here.
Applying for an Australian Passport
For passport enquiries, please click here.
Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday and should be booked more than one week in advance using https://acgsh.setmore.com/.
At the Shanghai Consulate-General Passport Fees can only be paid using Chinese ATM cards and most international credit cards. We can not accept American Express cards without a UnionPay symbol and can not accept cheques or cash.
Fees can vary each month due to changes in the exchange rate. Overseas passport applications include a surcharge. Passport fees will increase on 1 January 2017.
For notarial services information (including witness signature, affidavit, certified copies, CNI, authentication), please click here.
Notarial appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday afternoons and should be booked more than one week in advance using https://acgsh.setmore.com/.
Alternative Shanghai notarial service providers can be found here.
At the Shanghai Consulate-General Notarial Fees can only be paid using Chinese ATM cards and most international credit cards. We can not accept American Express cards without a UnionPay symbol and can not accept cheques or cash.
Fees can vary each month due to changes in the exchange rate. Notarial fees will increase from 1 January 2017.
Consulate Public Holidays
- Friday 27 January - Closed from 11:00am
- Monday 30 January 2017 - Chinese New Year
- Tuesday 31 January 2017 - Chinese New Year
- Wednesday 1 February 2017 - Chinese New Year
- Friday 14 April 2017 - Good Friday
- Monday 17 April 2017 - Easter Monday
- Monday 1 May 2017 - Labour Day
- Tuesday 30 May 2017 - Dragon Boat Festival
- Monday 2 October 2017 - National Day Holiday (in lieu)
- Tuesday 3 October 2017 - Golden Week
- Wednesday 4 October 2017 - Golden Week
- Monday 25 December 2017 - Christmas Day
- Tuesday 26 December 2017 - Boxing Day
- Wednesday 27 December 2017 - Additional Day
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