China Consulate in Sydney, Australia

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

Consul General: Mr. Li Huaxin
Address: 39 Dunblane Street, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
Tel: +61-2-85958002
Fax: +61-2-85958011  
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 14:00-17:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays) 


Consular Office of Chinese Consulate in Sydney

Tel: +61-2-85958002 (Manual Phone 09:00-12:00, 14:00-17:00, Mon.-Fri.)
      +61-2-85958000 (Auto Answer)
Fax: +61-2-85958021
Office Hours: 09:00-12:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular District: New South Wales 


Map of Chinese Consulate in Sydney

Transportation: Take Bus No. 412, 413, 435, 436, 437, 438, 440 or 461 and get off at Missenden Rd.


Important Notice

Chinese Visa Application Service Centre (CVASC) started its operation on 30th of November, 2009. Thereafter, the Consulate General stopped to accept applications from ordinary passport holders. The vast majority of applicants are kindly requested to go to CVASC. CVASC also collects visa fees and returns processed applications on behalf of the Consulate General. A service fee will be charged.  

Applicants who hold Diplomatic, Service or Official passport, or who apply for Hong Kong visa/entry permit, or who apply for Chinese passport/travel document, or who apply for authentication/notarization should still submit the application directly to the Consulate General and don't have to make online appointment.

Detailed information about the CVASC:
Address: Level 5, 299 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 
Nearest Subway Station: Museum Station 
Bus Routes: 311, 333, 373,377, 380, 392, 394, 396, 397, 399, 890, L94, X39,  X73, X74, X92, X94, X96, BUS-10 (Hyde Park Bus Station)
Mailing address: P.O. Box 20516, World Square, NSW 2002 (for receiving mail application only)
Tel: +61-2-94758800
Fax: +61-2-92612088
Business Hours: 09:00-15:00, Monday-Friday (submit you application before 12:00 noon for rush service)


2019 Holiday Schedule of CVASC in Sydney

Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Tuesday
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
Queen's Birthday June 10 Monday
Mid-Autumn Festival September 13 Friday
Chinese National Day October 1 - 3 Tuesday - Thursday
Christmas Day December 25 & 26 Wednesday & Thursday

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- Last modified on Aug. 23, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Consulate in Sydney
Asked by angelo from VENEZUELA | Jul. 04, 2019 18:04Reply
Do I need any visa to transit in china
i live in australia i have venezuelan passport im going to dubai but i need to transit 7hours in china do i need any visa to transit in china
Answers (1)
Answered by Diana from UNITED KINGDOM | Jul. 05, 2019 00:46

No, you can enjoy the 24h visa-free transit so you don't need it.
Asked by Palumbo from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 16, 2019 20:58Reply
I have Italian passport am only transiting for 15 hours do I need visa
Answers (1)
Answered by Kelly from USA | Jun. 17, 2019 18:14

Palumbo, you can enjoy 24h transit without visa as long as your departure and arrival country or regions are different. For example, Australia - mainland China - US.
Asked by Lynda Hall from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 02, 2019 23:26Reply
validity of Australian passport -
Passport Validity to obtain a visa application.

Is it 6 months or 12 months ?

thank you

Lynda Hall
Answers (1)
Answered by Joey from USA | Jun. 03, 2019 20:16

Six months.
Asked by Alicia from ROBERTS | May. 26, 2019 19:21Reply
Hi, I don't live near a CVASC. Am I able to mail it to them?
Travelling to China in July and trying to apply for a Travel Visa. We don't live near a CVASC. Are we able to mail everything to them? If so, do you know the address?

Answers (1)
Answered by Maria from USA | May. 27, 2019 18:19

Alicia, it is not possible to apply through the Internet currently.
Asked by Yuliawaty Lim from AUSTRALIA | May. 20, 2019 05:27Reply
Hi, I am Indonesian residing in Sydney. I need to apply tourist visa. Which office should I go to?
Answers (1)
Answered by Chali from AUSTRALIA | May. 20, 2019 19:18

Hi, you can apply at CVASC in Sydney.
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