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NameName: Australia

LocationLocation: Indian /Pacific Oceans

TimeTime: Spans three Time zones, varying from IST (+) 4 1/2

CapitalCapital: Canberra

LanguageLanguage: English 78.5%, Chinese 2.5%, Italian 1.6%, Greek 1.3%, Arabic 1.2%, Vietnamese 1%, other 8.2%, unspecified 5.7% (2006 Census)

AreaArea: 7,682,300 sq kms

PopulationPopulation: 22,262,501 (July 2013 EST)

National DayNational Day: 26 Jan (Australia Day)

CurrencyCurrency: Australian Dollar (AUD) 1 = INR 55.23.

ClimateClimate: Located in the southern hemisphere of earth, Australia enjoys two climatic zones including tropical zone (in the north above the Tropic of Capricorn) and the temperate zone. The tropical zone of the country consists of 40 percent of Australia and enjoys two seasons, summer and winter. The temperate zone enjoys all four seasons.

HolidaysHolidays-Year 2014: 1st January: New Year's Day, 26th January: Australia Day, 18th April: Good Friday, 19th April: Holy Saturday, 21st April: Easter Monday, 25th April: ANZAC Day, 9th June: Queen's Birthday Celebrations, 25th December: Christmas Day, 26th December: Boxing Day

Holidays NameHolidays Name: Qantas QF

International AirportsInternational Airports: Cairns (Queensland)

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Tourist (Visitor Visa- subclass 600)

Applicant can visit Australia just as a tourist or a business visitors.
  • Tourist can enjoy vacation and recreation along with family and friends.
  • Business visitor involves in conferences, negotiations or other business activities.
  • The Visitor visa (subclass 600) is meant for those people who are willing to visit Australia as tourists, business visitors or to visit family. It is a temporary visa.
  • General Requirements:
  • Applicants have to submit Notary attested photocopy of all pages of passport, including the bio-data page, alterations page and back page of the passport.
  • One recently clicked passport sized photograph (45 mm x 35 mm) pasted on the application form.
  • Attested photocopies of birth certificates that include names of both the parents
  • Health and Police Clearance Certificate
  • Children younger than 18 years must provide 'no objection certificate' by any non-accompanying parent authorizing their travel to Australia along with the copies of their passports
  • Extra Requirements for Tourist Stream:
  • Completely filled application forms (Form 1419) for a Visitor Visa- Tourist Visitor Stream.
  • A letter of invitation from your relative or friend in Australia along with the proof of necessary funds
  • If you are visiting Australia for daughter/daughter-in-law's pregnancy, produce a letter from a medical doctor about the same
  • If you are going for a medical treatment, produce a letter from the hospital/doctor about the same
  • Details of lodging, activities along with day-wise itineraries
  • Proof of Funds:
  • Bank statements of last 6 months
  • Documents copies showing other funds or assets
  • Proof of IT returns for the last 3 years
  • If your visit is paid by someone (friend or relative) in Australia then a Statutory Declaration on the same with an evidence of their financial capacity
  • Also submit the proof of your financial capacity
  • Employment Details:
  • A cover letter from the employer, stating your position, salary, employment duration, confirming your leave along with the name and contact details of the person providing the letter
  • If you are a businessman: Business registration number
  • If you are retired: Proof of your retirement
  • If you are a student: Enrollment proof from your educational institute
  • Provide proof of Overseas Health Insurance, if applicant is over 75 years of age or requesting a stay more than 12 months.
  • AusAID student or recipient: A letter of support from the AusAID Minister.
  • Applicants have to submit certified copies of original documents. Don't include original documents if particularly asked by the department. Documents not in English should be accompanied with official English translations.
  • Note: The Visa Application Charge will not be refunded in case of refusal on the account of not fulfilling its requirement.
  • If visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including its validity and entry requirements. Carry this visa grant letter with you in order to make your journey at ease.
  • The visa fees should be paid as bank draft in favor of "Australian High Commission" payable in New Delhi. Other option for payment of visa fees in cash is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India).
Visa Fee is Rs. 9800
VFS Service Charge (Visa Application) is Rs. 601
VFS Service Charge (Resubmission/ attachment) is Rs. 204

Temporary Business Entry (Temporary Work Visa- subclass 400)

  • Applicants have to submit Notary attested photocopy of all pages of passport, including the bio-data page, alterations page and back page of the passport.
  • An application form (Form 1400) duly filled in and signed by the applicants
  • If your partner is included in the application: a photocopy of your marriage certificate or any authentic evidence proving your relationship
  • One recent passport sized photograph (45 mm x 35 mm) of each person clicked against a white background pasted over the application form.
  • Name of the person should be printed on his photograph
  • Attested photocopies of birth certificates that include names of both the parents
  • If you are participating in an event, its invitation letter along with a covering letter stating your role in the event
  • Proof of any kind of work/specialize work/conference/freelance job you are going to do there
  • AusAID student or recipient: A supporting letter from the AusAID Minister
  • Proof of Funds:
  • Provide the evidence of sufficient funds
  • Professional qualifications certificates
  • Your current employment and your role during your visit to Australia
  • Details of previous contacts with business associates or organizations in Australia
  • Pay the visa application charge, or submit the following documents so that you don't need to pay it:
  • For an amateur participant of sports or to assist an amateur participant/team: invitation letter of the event, giving this information
  • To act as a representative of a foreign government: a letter from your ministry or government.
  • If you are participating in an activity specified in a legislative instrument: proof from the inviting organization that you are in that class of people
  • Applicants have to submit certified copies of original documents. Don't include original documents if particularly asked by the department. Documents not in English should be accompanied with official English translations.
  • Note: The Visa Application Charge will not be refunded in case of refusal on the account of not fulfilling its requirement.
  • If visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including its validity and entry requirements. Carry this visa grant letter with you in order to make your journey at ease.
  • The visa fees should be paid as bank draft in favor of "Australian High Commission" payable in New Delhi. Other option for payment of visa fees in cash is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India).
Visa Fee is Rs. 9800
VFS Service Charge (Visa Application) is Rs. 601
VFS Service Charge (Resubmission/ attachment) is Rs. 204

Medical Treatment Visa (subclass 602)

  • It is a temporary visa for all kinds of medical treatment/consultation.
  • This visa can't be applied to have medical treatment for surrogate motherhood
  • For this visa, you have to fulfill financial, health and character requirements
  • Not having a medical condition that may be a threat to public health
  • Not holding any of the following visas:
  • Domestic Worker (Diplomatic/Consular) Visa (the original subclass 426 visa)
  • The Domestic Worker stream of the Temporary Work (International Relations) visa (the original subclass 403 visa)
  • Financial requirements
  • Provide the evidence of having sufficient money to sustain yourself and having a medical treatment while being in Australia. You must also show that you have made arrangements for your treatment & all expenses related to your stay.
  • Show that your payment for any treatment in a public hospital has been approved by the treating hospital.
  • Submit Notary attested copy of all the pages of current passport, including the bio data page, alterations and back page of the passport. (Please note, VFS Global can certify a copy of your passport at their office at the time of Submission).
  • An application form 48ME filled-in and signed by the Applicant.
  • One recent passport-size photograph (45 mm x 35 mm) of each person pasted front application form clicked against a plain background.
  • Name of the person should be printed on his photograph
  • Children younger than 18 years must provide 'no objection certificate' by any non-accompanying parent authorizing their travel to Australia along with the copies of their passports
  • Form 1229 Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years.
  • If the applicant is below than 18 years of age and has to stay in Australia with anyone else, present a declaration signed by the person who will be responsible for you in Australia
  • Form 1257 Undertaking declaration.
  • All medical documents
  • Submit a letter from the treating doctor in Australia stating your medical condition and the treatment that will be required, including an estimation of the timeframe and cost for the treatment
  • If you are going to have treatment in a public hospital, a letter about payment arrangements is necessary.
  • Make sure that no Australian will be deprived in accessing medical services because of your treatment.
  • If visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including its validity and entry requirements. Carry this visa grant letter with you in order to make your journey at ease.
  • The visa fees should be paid as bank draft in favor of "Australian High Commission" payable in New Delhi. Other option for payment of visa fees in cash is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India).
Visa Fee is Rs. 9800
VFS Service Charge (Visa Application) is Rs. 601
VFS Service Charge (Resubmission/ attachment) is Rs. 204

Non-Business Temporary Residence (147)

  • Applicants doesn't require to submit their original passports now along with the Visa application with the introduction of Label free Visa regime when applying through one of the VFS Global Australian Visa Application Centers across India or Nepal or lodging directly with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, will no longer be required to submit their passport with their visa application. Instead they will be required to submit a notary attested copy of each used page of their passport at the time of application.
  • The notary attested copy of the passport must include the following pages:
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of the bio-data page of the current passport;
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of any endorsement page or change of name page in the current passport;
  • For current Indian passports - good quality notary attested photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports.
  • This request applies to all visa categories. Applicants who do not lodge the above documents with their visa application will experience delays in the processing of their visa application.
  • Temporary Residence visas allow people to live or work in Australia for a limited time, for example as entertainers, sports people, religious workers and those seeking further training in their occupational field. Most subclasses require sponsorship by an Australian organization which must be approved by a DIMA Office in Australia.
  • Visa fee should be paid through bank draft payable to the "Australian High Commission" in New Delhi and "Australian Consulate General" Mumbai for the amount of INR 10300.
  • Suggested documentation to submit along with visa application:
  • Evidence of Employer's approved nomination (mandatory requirement), if applying as a Medical Practitioner, Regional Worker or Occupational Trainee (unless training with the Australian Government).
  • For all other cases, if intended to stay in Australia for more than 3 months, either a formal nomination or a letter of Invitation from sponsor in Australia is required.
  • Proof of professional qualifications (if Applicant is a medical practitioner, please include a copy of medical registration certificate).
  • Proof of employment experience for last 5 years with all documents and details
  • If applying for an entertainment or sport visa, evidence of cultural/sporting performances, including participation in national/international events along with training/photos/newspaper clippings should be enclosed.
  • If applying for a religious worker visa, evidence of religious activities (qualifications/training/experience/photos/newspaper clippings).
  • Birth certificate for each Applicant (Applicants who do not have a birth certificate may submit their Secondary or Higher School Certificate issued by the relevant State Education Board).
  • Marriage certificate (if spouse is included in the application).
  • For dependents of Religious Workers, Entertainers, Media and Film Staff, a formal sponsorship from Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, clearly stating the Employer's intention to extend sponsorship obligations to the dependants is needed.
  • Processing time varies according to workload and season, usually taking up to one week. However, it is advisable to submit the application 2 weeks before intended date of travel. Time taken finally depends on the need for a medical examination, additional documentation or an interview.
  • If a visa is then granted, the visa holder will be issued with a visa grant letter that will explain the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Alternate payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) for payment of visa fees in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.
Category Amount In Rs. Other Amounts
VFS Service Charge Rs.601(inclusive of all taxes). N/A
Visa fee is Rs.19,300 A$315

Temporary Business Entry Long Stay (1066)

  • Applicants doesn't require to submit their original passports now along with the Visa application with the introduction of Label free Visa regime when applying through one of the VFS Global Australian Visa Application Centers across India or Nepal or lodging directly with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, will no longer be required to submit their passport with their visa application. Instead they will be required to submit a notary attested copy of each used page of their passport at the time of application.
  • The notary attested copy of the passport must include the following pages:
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of the bio-data page of the current passport;
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of any endorsement page or change of name page in the current passport;
  • For current Indian passports - good quality notary attested photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports.
  • This request applies to all visa categories. Applicants who do not lodge the above documents with their visa application will experience delays in the processing of their visa application.
  • The long stay temporary business visa (subclass 457) covers both skilled specialists and business executives. Visas may be granted for a period between 3 months and 4 years. Persons wishing to apply under either of these two categories should lodge a subclass 457 visa using application form 1066 and visa fee, in the form of a bank draft payable to the "Australian High Commission" in New Delhi and "Australian Consulate General Mumbai.
  • Four recent passport size photographs of each Applicant.
  • Evidence of Employer's approved nomination and sponsorship (letters from the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs in Australia).
  • Evidence of professional qualifications.
  • Evidence of employment experience of last 5 years. Total period, if Applicant has been in service for less than that in the form of employment references, duty statements, salary advice, appointment and resignation letters, i-cards. Please provide any two of the mentioned documents which confirm the period of employment with each employer.
  • Birth certificate for each Applicant (at least Secondary or Higher School Certificate issued by the relevant State Education Board)
  • Marriage certificate (if spouse is included in application OR applies subsequently) along with wedding photographs
  • For dependents, applying subsequently and not already included in the nomination, a letter of support from Applicant's employer clearly stating intention of the employer to extend its sponsorship obligations to the dependents.
  • Original documents should be submitted together with photocopies and will be returned when after processing.
  • Its processing time may differ. So, submit the application 4-6 weeks prior to the intended date of travel. Time taken finally depends on the need for a medical examination, additional documentation or an interview.
  • If a visa is then granted, the visa holder will be issued with a visa grant letter that will explain the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Other payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.
Category Amount In Rs. Other Amounts
Visa fee is Rs.22,100 A$ 360
VFS Service Charge Rs.601 (inclusive of all taxes) N/A

Seamen Visa

  • Applicants doesn't require to submit their original passports now along with the Visa application with the introduction of Label free Visa regime when applying through one of the VFS Global Australian Visa Application Centers across India or Nepal or lodging directly with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, will no longer be required to submit their passport with their visa application. Instead they will be required to submit a notary attested copy of each used page of their passport at the time of application.
  • The notary attested copy of the passport must include the following pages:
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of the bio-data page of the current passport;
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of any endorsement page or change of name page in the current passport;
  • For current Indian passports - good quality notary attested photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports.
  • Applicants not providing the above mentioned documents, their visa application will be delayed in the processing.
  • Sea Crew arriving in Australia should hold a Maritime Crew Visa (MCV).
  • A fine of AUD$ 5000 will be issued to the Ship's Master or Agent for every foreign crew member in breach of the requirement. In addition, crew will be restricted to the vessel while in Australia.
  • To apply for a Maritime Crew Visa, visit: www.immi.gov.au/sea
  • Crew arriving prior to 1st January, 2008: Those who don't hold an MCV and have not departed before 1 January 2008 are allowed to remain in Australia officially as the Special Purpose Visa remains valid until their departure. On leaving Australia, they should apply for the MCV.
  • Crew traveling to Australia by air: The MCV is not valid for travel to Australia by air. Crews traveling by air need another visa, like an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), Transit Visa, Tourist Visa, or Short Say Business visa to join their ship. They must also hold an MCV to sign onto the ship.
  • If a visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Other payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.
Category Amount In Rs. Other Amounts
VFS Service Charge Rs.601 (inclusive of all taxes) N/A

Transit visa (Sub Class 771) (876)

  • Applicants doesn't require to submit their original passports now along with the Visa application with the introduction of Label free Visa regime when applying through one of the VFS Global Australian Visa Application Centers across India or Nepal or lodging directly with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, will no longer be required to submit their passport with their visa application. Instead they will be required to submit a notary attested copy of each used page of their passport at the time of application.
  • The notary attested copy of the passport must include the following pages:
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of the bio-data page of the current passport;
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of any endorsement page or change of name page in the current passport;
  • For current Indian passports - good quality notary attested photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports.
  • Applicants not providing the above mentioned documents, their visa application will be delayed in the processing.
  • Sea Crew arriving in Australia should hold a Maritime Crew Visa (MCV).
  • A fine of AUD$ 5000 will be issued to the Ship's Master or Agent for every foreign crew member in breach of the requirement. In addition, crew will be restricted to the vessel while in Australia.
  • To apply for a Maritime Crew Visa, visit: www.immi.gov.au/sea
  • Crew arriving prior to 1st January, 2008: Those who don't hold an MCV and have not departed before 1 January 2008 are allowed to remain in Australia officially as the Special Purpose Visa remains valid until their departure. On leaving Australia, they should apply for the MCV.
  • Crew traveling to Australia by air: The MCV is not valid for travel to Australia by air. Crews traveling by air need another visa, like an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), Transit Visa, Tourist Visa, or Short Say Business visa to join their ship. They must also hold an MCV to sign onto the ship.
  • If a visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Other payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.

Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)

  • Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is an electronically stored right to go to Australia for a short stay. The purpose of the stay can be tourism or business for up to 3 months. For each ETA applicant, only an AUD20 service fee is taken for an online application. It is given to passport holders of more than 30 countries, regions and locations.
  • ETA allows you entering Australia as many times as you want for up to 12 months if you are:
  • A tourist
  • Travelling for business purposes
  • Your maximum stay in Australia can be up to 3 months during each visit.
  • The ETA is an automatically stored authority for travel to Australia. You must be out of Australia while applying and when it is granted.
  • An ETA is linked by machine to your passport. It can be checked by staff at airlines, travel agencies and Australian border agencies.
  • Eligible Passports: Eligible passports to obtain ETA are issued by following countries:
  • Andorra

    Austria

    Belgium

    Brunei

    Canada

    Canada

    Denmark

    Finland

    France

    Germany

    Greece

    Hong Kong (SAR)

    Iceland

    Ireland

    Italy

    Japan

    Liechtenstein

    Luxembourg

    Malaysia

    Malta

    Monaco

    Norway

    Portugal

    Republic of San Marino

    Singapore

    South Korea

    Spain

    Sweden

    Switzerland

    Taiwan

    The Netherlands

    United Kingdom-British Citizen

    United Kingdom-British National (Overseas)

    United States

    Vatican City.

    Fill your application online: You can apply for this ETA online at Electronic Travel Authority if you hold a citizen passport from one of the following countries:

    Brunei

    Canada

    Hong Kong (SAR)

    Japan

    Malaysia

    Singapore

    South Korea

    United States.

  • After submitting application, the department gives a Transaction Reference Number (TRN). Keep its record to follow the progress of the application.
  • You will need your passport, email address and a credit card to pay the application charge while applying.
  • Note: Passport holders of Taiwan can apply through an approved ETA travel agent in Taiwan. If they are outside Taiwan, they can apply for an ETA at their closest Australian visa office.
  • If a visa is granted, the visa holder will be provided a visa grant letter explaining the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Other payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.

Student Visa (157 A)

  • Applicants doesn't require to submit their original passports now along with the Visa application with the introduction of Label free Visa regime when applying through one of the VFS Global Australian Visa Application Centers across India or Nepal or lodging directly with the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, will no longer be required to submit their passport with their visa application. Instead they will be required to submit a notary attested copy of each used page of their passport at the time of application.
  • The notary attested copy of the passport must include the following pages:
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of the bio-data page of the current passport;
  • Good quality notary attested photocopy of any endorsement page or change of name page in the current passport;
  • For current Indian passports - good quality notary attested photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports.
  • Applicants not providing the above mentioned documents with their visa application, processing of their visa application may delay.
  • Electronic Confirmation of Enrolment or Completed Acceptance Advice for Secondary Exchange Students (AASES) form
  • These copies should include a photocopy of the bio-data page and any page showing endorsements or change of name. For current Indian passports a good quality photocopy of the back page with information on parents' names and previous passports. The passport photocopies do not need to be certified.
  • Form 157A Application to visit Australia for on a Student (temporary) Visa,
  • If Applicant wants someone else to receive communication regarding the application from the department, he has to provide Form 956 Appointment of a Migration Agent or Exempt Agent or Other Authorized Recipient.
  • Recent passport photo with head and shoulders only, clicked against a plain background.
  • Proof of relationship between members of the family unit certificates, like Certified or Notarized copies of birth, and Marriage Certificates (Including of those who are not
  • joining the Applicant in Australia)
  • If married, proof of the wedding including wedding photos, marriage certificate, or evidence of joint ownership of assets/finances.
  • Financial documents, including proof of funds held on loan and/or scholarship and proof of income.
  • Copies of academic documents like certificates, diplomas, degrees and academic transcripts.
  • For students under 18 years, confirmation of wellbeing and consent arrangements (see //www.immi.gov.au/students/students/chooser/index.htm and follow the links to the relevant checklist).
  • For original documents that are to be returned, provide copies and place the originals in a separate envelope.
  • Student Applicants should apply for Visa between 8 weeks and 3 months prior to course commencement dates. Some applications take longer to process. Students may be asked to take on additional medicals and some delays may be experienced because of verifying bank or education documents.
  • English proficiency (for subclasses, 570, 572, 573, 574 and 575):
  • IELTS certificate, or Valid proof of sponsorship by your Government or the Australian Government, or
  • Evidence of sponsorship by multilateral agency (Ex- World Bank)
  • If a visa is then granted, the visa holder will be issued with a visa grant letter that will explain the conditions of the visa including period of validity and entrance necessities.
  • The visa grant letter is not necessary to facilitate travel but we would advise all our clients to carry their visa grant letter with them while travelling as it will provide them easy to understand information about the conditions of the visa, information which was not always easy to find on Australian visa labels.
  • The visa fees must be paid as bank draft in favor of, "Australian High Commission" payable at New Delhi. Alternate payment option is available at VFS Visa Application Centre (Only in India) for payment of visa fees in cash, at a service charge of INR 57 (inclusive of all taxes) per application.
Category Amount In Rs. Other Amounts
Visa fee is Rs.32,800 A$ 535

Read on to this section to find-out about details of the nearest embassy of country or consulate of the country you want to visit. Apart from the office details, this section also includes the contact information and timings (for the visits).

Katmandu
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:Four Square building, 4 Floor, Near to Police Head Quarter, Ward no.1, Bhupi Marga, Narayan Chawor, Naxal
City:Katmandu
Country:Nepal
Telephone:00977-1-4415542
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Visa Timings:0800 to 1500 hrs (Individuals); 0800 to 1200 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0800 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Kolkata
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:3rd Floor, Om Tower, 32, Chowringhee Road
City:Kolkata - 700 071
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Cochin
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:No. 2A, 2nd Floor, South Point Hinton (Near North Police Station), Chittor Road, Kacherippady
City:Cochin - 682 018
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Bangalore
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:Block Numbers 301, 302, 303, 304 - 2nd Floor, Prestige Atrium, No 1, Central Street
City:Bangalore - 560 001
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Hyderabad
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:1-8-313, 2nd Floor, Linus Building (Opp. US Consulate), Chiran Fort Club Lane, Begumpet
City:Hyderabad - 500 016
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Chennai
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:Old No. 14, New No. 4, Sadasivam Street, Gopalapuram
City:Chennai - 600 086
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Chennai
Name:Consulate General of Australia in Chennai
Address:9th Floor, Express Chambers, Express Avenue Estate, Whites Road, Royapettah
City:Chennai - 600 014
Country:India
Telephone:044- 2680 1160 / 5170 / 4349 / 4592 1300
Fax:044- 4592 1320 / 2860 4988
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0900 to 1700 hrs
Ahemadabad
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:Gujarat Chambers Building, Shri Ambika Mills, Ashram Road
City:Ahemadabad - 380 009
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri , 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Mumbai
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:Trade Centre, 5th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
City:Mumbai - 400 051
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Mumbai
Name:Australian Consulate General
Address:Crescenzo Building, 10th floor, A wing, G Block, C- 38 and ; 39, Opp. MCA Cricket Club, Bandra Kurla Complex
City:Mumbai - 400 051
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6757 4900
Fax:022- 6757 4955
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0900 to 1700 hrs
Notes:The following categories of visa are handled:
New Delhi
Name:High Commission for Australia
Address:1/ 50G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri
City:New Delhi - 110 021
Country:India
Telephone:4139 9900 (Switchboard) , 4122 1000 (Visa and ; Immigration)
Fax:2688 7536, 4149 4491
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0830 to 1300 hrs and 1400 to 1650 hrs
Email:austhighcom.newdelhi@dfat.gov.au
Website://www.india.embassy.gov.au
New Delhi
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:9, Ground Floor, Block E, International Trade Tower, Nehru Place
City:New Delhi - 110 019
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0800 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0800 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0800 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.
Chandigarh
Name:Australia Visa Application Centre
Address:SCO 165 – 166, Sector 8C, Madhya Marg
City:Chandigarh - 160 018
Country:India
Telephone:022- 6786 6006 between 0800 to 1700 hrs (Mon to Fri)
Timings:Mon to Fri, 0800 to 1700 hrs
Visa Timings:0900 to 1600 hrs (Individuals); 0900 to 1300 hrs (Agents/ Representatives); 0900 to 1100 hrs (Agent- Bulk Submissions).
Email:info.auin@vfshelpline.com
Collection Timings:0800 to 1000 hrs. to 1300 to 1400 hrs.

In this section, you can download the visa forms for the destination country according to your requirement and purpose of the tour. However, one must note that submission / acceptation of forms will subject to the visa rules and regulations of the specific country.

Download Visa Forms for Tourist/Business/Transit/Seamen Visa
Student Visas (157A)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
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Contact Details Authorization Form Download Icon
Transit visa (Sub Class 771) (876)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Transit Visa (876) Form Download Icon
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Contact Details Authorization Form Download Icon
Seamen
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Transit Visa (876) Form Download Icon
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Contact Details Authorization Form Download Icon
Temporary Business Entry - Long Stay (1066)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Temporary Business Entry - Long Stay (1066) Form Download Icon
Disclaimer Form Download Icon
Contact Details Authorization Form Download Icon
Non-Business Temporary Residence (147)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Non-Business Temporary Residence (147) Form Download Icon
Disclaimer Form Download Icon
Contact Details Authorization Form Download Icon
Medical Treatment Visa (subclass 602)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Authorization Form (Form 956A) Download Icon
Undertaking declaration (Form 1257) Download Icon
Commonwealth Statutory Declaration Form Download Icon
Consent form (Form 1229) Download Icon
Medical Treatment Visa (Form 48ME) Download Icon
Tourist (Visitor Visa- subclass 600)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Authorization Form (Form 956A) Download Icon
Undertaking declaration (Form 1257) Download Icon
Commonwealth Statutory Declaration Form Download Icon
Consent form (Form 1229) Download Icon
Application for sponsorship for sponsored family (Form 1149) Download Icon
Sponsored Family Stream (Form 1418) Download Icon
Business stream (Form 1415) Download Icon
Tourist Visitor Stream (Form 1419) Download Icon
Temporary Business Entry (Temporary Work Visa- subclass 400)
Authorization Form (956) Download Icon
Authorization Form (Form 956A) Download Icon
Commonwealth Statutory Declaration Form Download Icon
Consent form (Form 1229) Download Icon
Form 47A Download Icon
Temporary Work Visa (Form 1400) Download Icon