Updated : 2021-08-16Source :
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The Australian Consulate is now offering consular and notarial services

The Australian Consulate-General in Shenyang offers consular and notarial services. Passport services continue to be provided by the Australian Embassy in Beijing. More information can be found here.

Appointments for consular and notarial services are currently available Tuesday mornings 9.30am to 12.30pm.  

Message from Consul-General Broughton Robertson 

Our consulate opened in 2019 and we are still developing our services for, and activities with, Australians and Chinese friends in the Northeast; including promoting commercial , educational and cultural relationships between Australia and Northeast China. Please provide your preferred contact details and Northeast China city of residence if you wish to stay in email and/or WeChat contact with us.


 Australian Consulate WeChat:

Covid-19 and travel restrictions to Australia

Since March 2020, apart from a few exceptions, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members can travel to Australia. All travellers to Australia are required to isolate for 14 days, either at home or at a hotel.

Click here for more information from the Department of Home Affairs.

Information for Australian travellers to China

Smartraveller advice is for Australian to not travel overseas at this time. China will not allow most foreigners to enter China. Direct flights between Australia and China have been significantly reduced. If despite our advice you travel to China, you'll be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine. Quarantine requirements vary between region and may change at short notice. If you are already in China and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you stay in China, follow the advice of local authorities, monitor your health and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19.

Authorities have detained foreigners because they are 'endangering national security'. Australians may also be at risk of arbitrary detention. If you or someone you know is in China and needs assistance, contact +61 2 6261 3305 from overseas or 1300 555 135 from within Australia.

Click here for the current Travel Advice for China. Click here for exemptions to the Travel Ban.

Emergency Support

For emergency passport or consular support, please contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade using the numbers below.

24 hour Consular Support 

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas

1300 555 135 (within Australia)

+61 421 269 080 using SMS