Apply on Your Own

Australian passport holders need to apply for China Visa to enter China. The Chinese Embassy and Consulates General in Australia do not accept visa applications of ordinary passport holders directly.
Applicants should submit applications to Chinese Visa Application Service Centres located in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Berth according to their services areas as follows:

Chinese Visa Application Centre in Canberra
Address Suite 201, level 2, Canberra House, 40 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra, ACT 2600
Servioe Areas ACT, SA, NT
Contacts Post: P.O. Box 1862, Canberra, ACT 2601
TEL: 02 6279 7800
FAX: 02 6247 2888
Chinese Visa Application Centre in Sydney
Address Level 5, 299 Elizabeth Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Servioe Areas NSW
Contacts Post: P.O. Box:20516 World Square, Sydney, NSW 2002
TEL:02 9475 8800
FAX:02 9261 2088
Chinese Visa Application Centre In Melbourne
Address Ground Floor, 570 ST., Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
Servioe Areas VIC, TAS
Contacts Post: P.O. Box 7227, ST Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC 8004
TEL: 03 9937 2308
FAX: 03 9937 2338; 03 9937 2337
Chinese Visa Application Centre In Perth
Address Ground Floor, 256 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA 6000
Servioe Areas WA
Contacts Post: P.O. Box 3090, East Perth, WA 6892
TEL: 08 9220 3800
FAX: 08 9221 1888
Chinese Visa Application Centre In Brisbane
Address Part Level 4, 140 Ann Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia
Servioe Areas QLD
Contacts Post: P.O. Box 12545, George Street, Brisbane, QLD 4003
TEL:07 3031 6300
FAX:07 3221 9388


1. Working Hours (Mon.-Fri.): Submission of applications: 9:00 to 15:00; Payment and collection: 9:00 to 15:00.
2. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
3. Post addresses are for mail applications only.
4. Applicant’s passport should have a validity of at least 6 months at the time of intended entry (multiple entry visas require a longer validity);
5. Tourisits with Tourist Visa (Type L) could stay in China for up to 30 days, counting from the day they entering China;
6. No need to apply for a visa if Australian passport holders would like to visit Hong Kong for tourism purposes. The free-visa period would be up to 90 days.

7. China Visa Application Form dowload

8. Some cities of Mainland China have 72-hour visa-free policy for Australian passport holders. For more information, you may visit the official website at
9. Website of Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Australia: