Australian Embassy

Notarial Services

Notarial Services


Notarial Services Information


Notarial services are available by appointment Monday to Friday between 14:30 and 15:30. Appointments can be made online via The applicant needs to present in person to the Australian Embassy Beijing.


Under the Consular Fees Act of 1955 a fee applies for these services. Consular Fees are payable in Chinese RMB by debit and credit cards issued by Chinese banks with the unionpay symbol, Alipay, WeChat Pay or cash.  The amounts may vary from time to time according to movements in the exchange rate.


Selling or buying land or property in Australia?

It is a requirement that written instructions from your legal representative in Australia be provided in addition to the land documents you need witnessed or certified. Where instructions from your legal representative are not provided, the service will be declined.

More information is available from Smartraveller under the "Selling or buying land or property in Australia" section.



Personal information provided to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988. We may collect, use and disclose your personal information, including to overseas recipients where we reasonably believe it is necessary, to provide you with consular assistance. Important information about the privacy of your personal information is contained in our Consular Privacy Collection Statement, which you should read and understand. Copies of the Statement are available at Privacy | Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ( by requesting a copy from the Department.