Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

 

Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website has the latest information, including how you can participate in the survey if you are an eligible Australian Overseas and how to contact the ABS.

You can not complete the survey at the Consulate, nor collect or submit survey forms at the Consulate.

 

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 two weeks in advance.  Appointments are not required for passport collection or for emergency consular/passport services.  

 

Travel Advice for China

Visit the Australian Government's Smartraveller website for up-to-date travel advice for China.

You can subscribe to one or more countries or to our official bulletins for information about topics such as voting in Australian elections, large sporting events, or widespread health or security issues. We encourage you to subscribe to this service as soon as you are thinking about holidaying, working, studying or living overseas.

If you are travelling or residing in China we strongly encourage you to register on smartraveller so we can contact you in an emergency.

 

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.  

The Consulate can not provide certified copies of documents  or witness signatures (including form-888) for Australian Visa applications.

 

Applying for an Australian Passport

For general passport enquiries, please click here. For Shanghai Consulate specific passport information please click here.

Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday and should be booked more than two weeks in advance using https://acgsh.setmore.com/.

At the Shanghai Consulate-General Passport Fees can only be paid using mPOS (Apple Pay, Alipay & WeChat Pay), 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.

Passport applications lodged overseas incur a surcharge, currently more than 100 Australian dollars per adult. 

 

Notarial Services

For general notarial services information (including witness of signature, affidavit, certified copies, CNI, authentication), please click here. For Shanghai Consulate specific notarial information please click here.

Notarial appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday afternoons and should be booked more than two weeks 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 mPOS (Apple Pay, Alipay & WeChat Pay), 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.

 

Consulate Public Holidays

Monday 25 December 2017 Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December 2017 Boxing Day
Wednesday 27 December 2017 Additional Day
     
Monday 1 January 2018 New Year’s Day
Friday 16 February 2018  Chinese New Year
Monday 19 February 2018 Chinese New Year
Tuesday 20 February 2018 Chinese New Year
Friday   30 March 2018  Good Friday
Monday  2 April  2018  Easter Monday
Tuesday 1 May 2018 Labour Day
Monday 18 June  2018  Dragon Boat Festival
Monday 1 October 2018 National Day Holiday
Tuesday 2 October 2018  Golden Week
Wednesday 3 October 2018 Golden Week
Tuesday 25 December 2018  Christmas Day
Wednesday 26 December 2018 Boxing Day
Monday 31 December 2018  Additional Day

 

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