Australian Consulate-General
Address: Level 11 & 12, Development Centre, No. 3 Linjiang Road, Zhujiang New City, Guangzhou 510623 - Tel: +86 20 38140111 - Fax: +86 20 38140112 - Visa Office Tel: +86 20 38140250 - AVAC Tel: +86 20 29106150;Visa Office Fax: +86 20 38140251

 Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou 

For more details on the China-Australia FTA (ChAFTA)  Click Here


Extension of ‘Passport Free’ processing for applications lodged at Guangzhou AVAC from 1 September 2014 

The 2015 Queensland state general election will be held on Saturday 31 January 2015.

A travel bulletin informing Australians overseas of the election and available voting options will be posted on the Smartraveller website ( in the coming days.

Voting services will not be provided at posts in China.

Any enquiries should be made to the Electoral Commission of Queensland (EQC) at:

Electors can also contact the EQC directly by telephone: +61-1300-881-665, or email  


Inaugural Australia-Guangdong Business Cooperation Council

On 5 December 2013 the Australia-Guangdong Business Cooperation Council (AGBCC) convened its inaugural annual meeting in Guangzhou. The AGBCC is assisting Australian and Chinese businesses recognise and take advantage of opportunities in each other's markets, while streamlining trade and investment between the two economies. The Council is made up of business representatives from both Australia and Guangdong, representing industries such as legal and financial services, resources, accounting, logistics and engineering.

Media Release: 4 December 2013 AGCBB and G20

Full list of members  


News in Brief

Ambassdor Frances Adamson's Statement at the Announcement of Conclusion of Australia-China FTA negotiations (NEW, 17 November 2014)

Statement on the Urumqi attack by the Australian Ambassador to China (22 May 2014)

Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb invites Australian businesses to support one of Australia's biggest ever trade missions to China in April 

Guangzhou Post organizes first lawful export of narcotic samples to Australia (10 March 2014)

Statement regarding the Kunming attack from the Australian Ambassador to China

MEDIA RELEASE- AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY, BEIJING- 2014 Australian Writers’ Week in China (27 February 2014)

Minister for Foreign Affairs announces the appointment of Dominic Trindade as Australia's Consul-General in Guangzhou (11 February 2014)

Chinese business visitors set to benefit from multiple entry visas ( 7 February 2014)

For speeches archive, please click here   


Consular - Notarial Acts - Working Hours 

The following notarial acts are available from 3pm to 4pm Monday to Friday.
• Witnessing Commonwealth statutory declarations
• Witnessing applications forms for, and issuing of, Certificates of No Impediment (CNI)
• Witnessing notices of intended marriage
• Performing authentication of signature and/or seals

All other notarial acts (including witnessing affidavits, witness signatures on bank documents and state government documents including witnessing driver's licence renewals and property sale and transfer documents) are available every Thursday from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Please visit the following website for further information on notarial services overseas:

Australian Passport - Counter Working Hours

Clients seeking to lodge passport applications (except for an emergency passport) should visit the Australian Consulate-General between 9:00am and 12:00 pm, Monday to Friday.

To ensure all requirements are met prior to lodgement, we advise that you phone our passport office or check our website ( before coming to the Consulate-General to lodge your application.

On-line registration for Australians overseas     




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