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 - Visa Office Fax: +86 20 38140251

 Welcome to the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou 



Telephone system out of operation 19-21 April

Dear clients

This notice advises you that due to a power outage scheduled by local authorities, the telephone system at the Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou will be out of service from Saturday 19 April and will resume on Monday 21 April (over our Easter closure period).

During this time, Australian citizens should contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Canberra on telephone 0061 2 62613305 for urgent consular or passport assistance.

We regret any inconvenience caused.



Office closure over Easter and Chinese Labour Day holidays

The Australian Consulate-General in Guangzhou will be closed on the following days over Easter and the Chinese Labour Day Holiday:

Friday     18 April 2014
Monday   21 April 2014

Thursday 1 May 2014



The Australian and New Zealand Consulates-General in Guangzhou will jointly hold a dawn service on 25 April at the Shangri-La Hotel in Guangzhou to commemorate ANZAC Day. All Australians and New Zealanders resident in south China, as well as their families and friends, are invited to participate in this special event.

Date: Anzac Day, Friday 25 April 2014
Time: Ceremony to begin at 5:50AM followed by breakfast
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, 1 Hui Zhan Dong Road, Hai Zhu District, Guangzhou
RSVP by 22th April, 2014.

For security and catering reasons, guests are asked to register in advance.

Please return the completed registration form by email to or fax +86 20 3814 0112. For more information please phone the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou +86 20 3814 0111.


Visa information for relatives of Chinese passengers on Malaysian flight MH370



LES Manager, Consular & Passports Services - Australian Consulate-General, Hong Kong. Closing date: 24 April 2014


 Inaugural Australia-Guangdong Business Cooperation Council

On 5 December 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 2014 AGCBB and G20

Full list of members  

News in Brief

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 (NEW 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 (NEW, 27 February 2014)

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

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

For speeches archive, please click here   

Consular - Notarial Acts - Working Hours

Working hours for notarial acts are between 3.00pm and 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

In an emergency for processing notarial acts ourside working hours, please contact us to make an appointment.   

Australian Passport - Counter Working Hours

Passports applications may be lodged between 9:00am and 12:00pm Monday to Friday.

On-line registration for Australians overseas     




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