Australian Consulate-General
Address: Level 11 & 12, Development Centre, No. 3 Linjiang Road, Zhujiang New City, Guangzhou 510623 - Tel: +86 20 38140111 - Fax: +86 20 38140112 - Visa Office Tel: +86 20 38140250 - AVAC Tel: +86 20 29106150;Visa Office Fax: +86 20 38140251


Australian Police Clearance Certificates

You should contact the police authorities in Australia directly to arrange issue of an Australian police certificate.

The Australian Federal Police in Canberra can issue a National Police Clearance Certificate that covers criminal records in all states and territories, except Queensland. The AFP has advised that this certificate is acceptable in all countries. This acceptance should be confirmed by the client with the requesting local authority. Certificates can be issued either on the basis of name checks or on the basis of fingerprint checks and you should discuss which type of certificate you require with the with the requesting local authority.

The Australian Federal Police contact details are provided below:

Australian Federal Police

Criminal Records Branch
Locked Bag 1
Weston ACT 2611
Tel: (+61 2) 6256 7777 or 6287 0545
Fax: (+61 2) 6287 0603

State police services in Australia can also provide police record certificates that cover their own states and their details are provided in the State Police Services section.

You should confirm with the requesting authority which type of certificate is required.

Chinese Police Clearance Certificates

You should contact the local Public Security Bureau (PSB), Entry & Exit Office directly to obtain a police clearance certificate. The Consulate-General cannot issue Chinese police clearance certificates.