Australian Consulate-General
Shenyang, China
Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang Provinces

Referendum on Voice to Parliament – Saturday 14 October 2023

Shenyang Post will not be holding voting services for Australian citizens in Northeast China.  

The nearest location to vote is the Australian Embassy in Beijing.

For further information on how to vote in the referendum please refer to the Australian Electoral Commission.

For further information on how to vote overseas please refer to Smartraveller.


Consulate events

We are still developing our services for, and activities with, Australians and Chinese friends in the Northeast; including promoting commercial , educational and cultural relationships between Australia and Northeast China. Please provide your preferred contact details and Northeast China city of residence if you wish to stay in email contact with us.

Email: [email protected] 

Information for foreign passport holders on Medibank Private/ahm and other recent data breaches


End of COVID-19 predeparture requirement in China

Australia’s pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements for passengers arriving from the People’s Republic of China, including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, will cease applying to flights that land in Australia at 12.01am on 11 March 2023.  Please visit:


Updated Travel Advice - 14 March 2023

You're no longer required to undertake pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements if you arrive in Australia from China. To enter China, you need a nucleic acid test prior to departure. As previously advised, authorities have detained foreigners on the grounds of 'endangering national security'. Australians may be at risk of arbitrary detention.


Travel advice:

Exercise a high degree of caution in China overall due to the impacts of COVID-19.

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Visas and Citizenship

All queries regarding visa and citizenship should be addressed to the Department of Home Affairs.

For detailed Visa and Citizenship information (including application fees, forms and visa evidencing) for clients in China, please click here.  

For visa office contact details, please click here.


Emergency Support

For emergency passport or consular support, please contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade using the numbers below.

24 hour Consular Support

+61 2 6261 3305 from overseas

1300 555 135 (within Australia)

+61 421 269 080 using SMS 


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