China Consulate in Brisbane, Australia

 Visa Application Form of PRC
 Procedure for Application at CVASC/by Post
 Visa Fees

Consul General: Mr. Zhao Yongchen
Address: Level 9, 79 Adelaide St., Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12126, George Street, Brisbane QLD 4003, Australia
Tel: +61-7-32106509-240
Fax: +61-7-32106517


Consular Office of Chinese Consulate in Brisbane

Tel: +61-7-32106509-200 (Manual Service)
      +61+4-06318178 (Consular Protection)
Fax: +61-7-30128096
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular District: Queensland

Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) 

CVASC in Brisbane has operated from April 22, 2010. Applications from ordinary passport holders should be submitted to the CVASC. The Consulate-General stopped accepting ordinary applications any more. 

 Detailed information about the CVASC:
Address: Level 4, 140 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000 
Transportation: Nearest Subway Station: Central Station 
                       Bus Routes: 111, 150, 180 
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 12545, George Street, QLD 4003  (for receiving mail application only)
Tel: +61-7-30316300
Email Address:
Office Hours: 09:00-15:00, Monday - Friday
Please submit application before 12:00 noon if you want to apply for rush service. 

Please note that applicants holding diplomatic, service or official passport, or who are qualified to apply for the diplomatic, service, or courtesy visa, or who apply for Hong Kong SAR visa/entry permit, Chinese passport, travel document, notarization or legalization should still submit the application directly to the Consulate-General as usual without making online appointment.

2019 Holiday Schedule of CVASC in Brisbane

Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Monday 
Australia Day January 28 Monday
Chinese New Year February 4 - 6 Monday - Wednesday
Easter Day April 19 - 22 Friday - Monday
Anzac Day April 25 Thursday
International Labor Day May 1 Wednesday
Australian Labor Day May 6 Monday
Dragon Boat Festival June 7 Friday
Ekka Day August 14 Wednesday
Mid-Autumn Festival September 13 Friday
Chinese National Day October 1 - 3 Tuesday - Thursday
Christmas Day December 25 & 26 Wednesday & Thursday

 Recommended tours:
China Tours from Australia
China Tour from Brisbane
- Last modified on Oct. 08, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Consulate in Brisbane
Asked by Tom Hulett from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 30, 2019 17:14Reply
What is the max length for multi year multi user visa
I am beginning a China Aus business and need multiple entry for the next few years.
What is the maximum length for a multi use visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kevin from AUSTRALIA | Oct. 08, 2019 22:56

If you hold an Australian passport, the maximum length for a multiple-entry visa should be one or two years.
Asked by Debbie Oakes from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 26, 2019 14:53Reply
Can I physically attend the consul for help filling out the visa application
Answers (1)
Answered by Fiona | Sep. 26, 2019 19:28

Yes, you can, but you may need to take your laptop to there.
Asked by paul finter from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 15, 2019 14:44Reply
I have made my application on line . do I now have to bring my passport to the c.v.a.s.e office.
Answers (1)
Answered by Tracy from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 15, 2019 23:52

Paul, if you have already done the fingerprints at the CVASC, you can also submit your application documents by post.
Asked by Rodney Buddle from NEW ZEALAND | Aug. 19, 2019 19:08Reply
I hold a APEC card (CHN included) linked to my passport. Do I need a Visa to arrive by Cruise Ship ?
The Cruise ship visits Japan and South Korea before visits to three ports in China and concluding in Shanghai.
Answers (1)
Answered by Emma from UNITED KINGDOM | Aug. 20, 2019 18:23

If the APEC card is still valid, you don't need a visa for China.
Asked by Marie from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 25, 2019 22:05Reply
I live in Kingscliff NSW. Can I submit my visa application in Brisbane?
Answers (1)
Answered by Elena from USA | Jul. 28, 2019 20:11

Marie, you may not submit the application to CVASC in Brisbane, and you should apply at CVASC in Sydney.
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