Schedule an Appointment

Appointments for this tranche of the Australian Work and Holiday visa have been filled.

For information about making an appointment in the next tranche, follow the Australian Embassy on Sina Weibo (http://www.weibo.com/imagineaustralia), PD Weibo (http://t.people.com.cn/australiaembassy), or search for ‘AustralianAmbassador’ on Weixin.

Applicants for a second Work and Holiday visa must apply either online (through ImmiAccount ) or by lodging a paper application at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Brisbane office. Applications cannot be lodged at AVACs in China. Further information about applying for a second Work and Holiday visa can be found on the Department’s website at: Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462) .

An appointment is not mandatory for general visa types other than work and holiday visa. However, we recommend that you book an appointment to attend the visa application centre as it can get busy at peak times.

How to book an appointment

You can book an appointment in 1 of the 3 following ways:

  1. Online using the links below.
  2. Email: info.ausch@vfshelpline.com
  3. Visit the visa application centre to make your appointment. Please see the Contact Us page on this website for the address and a location map.

If you are part of a family or group, each member of the family or group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children, you must make 4 individual appointments.

For groups more than 10 applications: Before 1200 hours: Representatives can walk-in to the AVAC in Shanghai / Beijing/ Guangzhou /Chengdu anytime between 0730 and 1200 hours for the submissions. After 1200 hours: A prior appointment needs to be made at AVAC. Please use the contacts details below to book an appointment for the submissions.

Beijing: gapek.aucn@vfshelpline.com Shanghai: gasha.aucn@vfshelpline.com Guangzhou: gacan.aucn@vfshelpline.com Chengdu: gactu.aucn@vfshelpline.com

For Work and Holiday (subclass 462) applicants, please read the following important information: Before your appointment, please check the Visa Application checklist to check you have all of the required supporting documents, including a completed visa application form. If you have any questions about what to include in your application, please visit the Australian Embassy Beijing website at: http://china.embassy.gov.au/bjng/WorkandHolidaysc462FAQ.html

Visit Tourism Australia’s website for Australian tourism destination recommendations at: http://www.australia.cn