Australian Consulate-General
Guangzhou
China

About us

About the Australian Consulate General Guangzhou

Consul-General Mr Dominic Trindade

Mr Dominic Trindade was appointed as Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou in February 2014. Mr Trindade is a senior career officer with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Mr Trindade has previously served overseas as Australia's Deputy Permanent Representative to the WTO in Geneva, Deputy High Commissioner in Singapore and Second Secretary in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has been a Legal Adviser to the Department on international, trade and domestic law and has also worked on trade policy and negotiations.

Mr Trindade has Arts and Law degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Graduate Diploma in Foreign Affairs and Trade from the Australian National University and has been admitted to practice as a lawyer.

Mr Trindade speaks Mandarin and is married with three children.

 

 

Role of the Australian Embassy and Consulates

Contact information for Australian Embassy and Consulates

Opening hours

Consulate-General Office:
8:30 am - 17:00 pm

Consular & Passports Section:

From 3 May 2016, the Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou will be taking appointments for passport and notarial services.

Appointments can be booked via https://acggz.setmore.com/.

  • Passport appointments are available between 9:00am - 12:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • The following Notarial services appointments are available between 3pm - 4pm, Monday to Friday.
    • Witnessing Commonwealth statutory declarations
    • Witnessing application forms for, and issuing of, Certificates of No Impediment (CNI)
    • Witnessing notices of intended marriage
    • Witnessing and certifying land documents and issuance of DFAT Certificate of Identity
    • Performing authentication of signature and/or seals 
  • Other Notarial services (including witnessing affidavits, witness signatures on bank documents and state government documents including witnessing driver's licence renewals) appointments are available between 1:30pm – 4pm every Thursday (except Public Holidays).

 

Privacy Policy

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) uses third-party software (Setmore) to manage the Consulate-General's appointments.  Your personal information (including your name and contact details) will be collected by DFAT via Setmore to book your appointment and for related purposes.  By proceeding with this booking, you are consenting to the collection of this information by Setmore on DFAT's behalf for these purposes.  If this information is not collected, DFAT's ability to arrange your appointment will be limited.  Your personal information will be handled by Setmore in accordance with Setmore's Privacy Policy, and by DFAT in accordance with DFAT's Privacy Pollicy.

 

Visa, Immigration and Citizenship Enquiries:
Level 11 & 12, Development Centre, No. 3 Linjiang Road, Zhujiang New City, Guangzhou
See:  Visa and Immigration information
Email: visaenquiries.guangzhou@dfat.gov.au

 

Australian Trade Commission:
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 17:00 pm

 

Study-in-Australia Enquiries
Please refer to “Study in Australia” page for contact details.

Except weekends and holidays
 

Public Holidays

Listd below is a list of Public Holidays to be observed by the Australian Consulate- General, Guangzhou in 2018:

1 January 2018

Monday

New Year’s Day

15 February 2018

Thursday

Chinese New Year

16 February 2018

Friday

Chinese New Year

19 February 2018

Monday

Chinese New Year

30 March 2018

Friday

Good Friday

2 April 2018

Monday

Easter Monday

1 May 2018

Tuesday

Labour Day

18 June 2018

Monday 

Dragon Boat Festival

24 September 2018

Monday

National Day Holiday

1 October 2018

Monday

National Day Holiday

2 October 2018

Tuesday

Golden Week

25 December 2018

Tuesday

Christmas Day

26 December 2018

Wednesday

Boxing Day

27 December 2018

Thursday

Additional DFAT Holiday