Please Note: Appointments to make an application for the Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa can only be made online using the links below.

Email and telephone bookings do not apply.

Only individual appointments can be made for submitting Work and Holiday (subclass 462) visa applications. Individual appointments must be linked to a passport, which must be presented at the time of submitting an application.

Group bookings do not apply.

Confirmed appointments cannot be rescheduled or cancelled – if you cannot attend your appointment, you will have to make a new online appointment to submit your application.

Appointment is not mandatory for general visa types other than work and holiday visa. 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. Beijing Email: info.aupek@vfshelpline.com  /   Shanghai Email: info.ausha@vfshelpline.com  /   Guangzhou Email: info.aucan@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.
Schedule Appointment
Re-schedule Appointment
Cancel Appointment
Print Appointment letter
For groups more than 10 applications:
Before 1200 hours: Representatives can walk-in to the AVAC in Shanghai or Beijing or Guangzhou 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

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