Australian Consulate-General
Shanghai, China

Australian Federal Election 2 July 2016

A federal election will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016 in Australia. The deadline to enrol or update your details is 8.00pm (AEST) Monday 23 May 2016. Follow this link to the Australian Electoral Commission website to check your enrolment and obtain further information on voting while overseas.

Information on in-person voting arrangements at the Australian Consulate General in Shanghai will be posted as soon possible.


Appointments for passport and notarial services required from 2 November 2015

From 2 November 2015, the Australian Consulate General Shanghai will be taking appointments for passport and notarial services.

Appointments can be booked via Passport appointments are available Monday to Friday. Notarial services appointments are available Tuesday to Thursday. 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. We strongly encourage you to register with us so we can contact you in an emergency.

Overseas passport surcharge from 1 July 2015

From 1 July 2015, an additional fee will apply to passport applications lodged overseas. Please refer to

Job Vacancies


AUSTRALIAN CONSULATE-GENERAL Shanghai - Consular and Passport Officer position (LE4) - Application closing time: 12pm on Wednesday 1 June 2016


Austrade Vacancy - Overseas Performance Level (AOPL) 2 Location: Wuhan -Application closing time: 6:30pm, 22 May 2016


Temporary Employment Register: Locally-Engaged Staff


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