OVERVIEW

Applicant will need to submit a notarised copy of ALL THE (INCLUDING BLANK PAGES) pages of their passport at the time of application.

Visas are taking time for processing.  Kindly keep 8 weeks margin between date of application and travel. 

TOURIST VISA :

  • Passport valid for 6 months from the date of travel
  • 1 Form (1419) & 1 form 956
  • 2 Photos (35 x 45 mm, white background, matt finish, no digital photo)
  • Detailed itinerary for the entire period of stay
  • If you have a sponsor, a letter from your sponsor stating your relationship and the reason of sponsorship and EVIDENCE OF HIS/HER RESIDENCE STATUS IN AUSTRALIA along with the latest bank statement from Australia is a must.
  • Covering letter explaining the reason of travel with name & designation of the signatory, proof of income i.e. last 3 years I-T Challan or TDS Certificate
  • Copy of Either Pan card, Aadhaar card, Driving license or Voter card; both the sides to be photocopied and attached with the case. 
  • Latest bank statement is compulsory (last 6 months)
  • Salary Certificate, copies of fixed deposits and investments etc.
  • Students must provide confirmation from their school/collegeof their exact vacation date
  • Parents visiting children who are living in Australia as a PR or Australian Citizens need to undergo medical examination under panel doctor if they wish to stay in Australia for more than 12months at a stretch.
  • Pax above 70 years require medical by consulate panel doctor as well as overseas medical policy.

(Please read the special notes mentioned below)

BUSINESS VISA :

  • 1 Form (1415) & 1 form 956
  • 2 Photos (35 x 45 mm, white background, matt finish, no digital photo)
  • Detailed itinerary for the entire period of stay
  • Covering letter explaining the reason of travel with name & designation of the signatory, proof of income i.e. last 3 years I-T Challan or TDS Certificate
  • Latest bank statement is compulsory (last 6 months)
  • Salary Certificate, copies of fixed deposits and investments etc
  • Original correspondence with the business contacts in Australia
  • Invitation fax from Australia

TRANSIT VISA :

  • 1 Form (876) & 1 form 956
  • 2 Photos (35 x 45 mm, white background, matt finish, no digital photo)
  • Travel Itinerary and confirmed onward booking
  • A valid visa for the onward destination. Transit visa is Free of cost, except the VFS charge and our service charge.

SUBMISSION / COLLECTION / FEES

Sub : 0900 hrs to 1600 hrs.

Coll : By courier to us. (Min. 15 working days)

Fees : Tourist Visa Rs.8400/- (form 1419) & Business visa 8400/- (form 1415) plus Rs. 1385/- cash per passport payable at the time of submission to VFS**

** Stamping & Services Charges Applicable.

SPECIAL NOTES

  • Please do not send any original documents for the application unless the Embassy ask for it.
  • While travelling with Qantas, Australian Transit visa is compulsory for travel to a third Country. 
  • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified English translation
  • Australian consulate has made it mandatory the overseas medical insurance policy for the entire period of stay for passengers’ aged 70 years and above. Apart from this, they will also have to undergo a medical test from the consulate appointment panel of doctors. Total time taken for such cases is 10-15 days minimum and 4 extra photos. It may take some more time also, depending upon the case.
  • For people who are not 70 years old, but who want to stay in Australia for more than 3 months or for person going to see anybody who will be admitted in a hospital (like mother going to stay with the pregnant daughter) such passengers requires medical which will be done by the panel doctor from the Consulate. But in such cases, overseas medical Insurance is not required. Time taken for the visa is 10-15 days minimum.
  • If a minor (under 18 years) is travelling with only 1 parent, then the NOC from the other parent, duly Notarised by the Home Department is mandatory. The proof of signature (passport copy etc.) of the parent not travelling is also required.