Introduction
For residence in Nepal Only: From Monday 23 March 2015 all visa applicants for Australia will be required to have their Biometrics collected when they submit their visa applications at the Australian Visa Application Centre located in Kathmandu. Applicants will be required to make an appointment to submit their applications and have their Biometrics collected. Without an appointment, you may experience long delays.

To make an appointment please call: +00977-1-4410908 and +00977-1-4410634

Click here for more information.

Welcome to the website of the Australian Visa Application Centre in India and Nepal.

VFS Global Services Pvt Ltd is a commercial company working in partnership with the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services in India and Nepal.

The Australian Visa Application Centres (AVAC) in India and Nepal offer services which include collection of visa application documents, charges and returning of passports to applicants. The Australian Visa Application Centres operates within the guidelines of the client service principles of the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).

All applications will be assessed and decided by the Visa Section of the responsible Australian Diplomatic Mission in New Delhi, in accordance with Australian immigration legislation and policy. VFS Global Application Centre staff does not have the authority to assess visa applications or make visa decisions.

All links and information on this website has been endorsed by the Australian Diplomatic Mission.

VFS Global is a specialist organization with world-wide operations servicing diplomatic missions in a range of locations. See our international website at for more details about us.
 
Visa Application Process
Step 1 : Before applying, applicants should decide the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge there visa application. Applicants can use DIBP tool ‘Visa Wizard’ to find the Australian visa most likely to meet there specific circumstances.
Step 2 : Before you decide to apply for a visa please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the visa subclass you are applying for. Quick links to information on visa categories and other helpful information including Visa Fee, VFS Global Service Charge and Processing Time can be found on the 'Visa types page on this website.
Step 3 : Applicants should fill the Visa Application Form corresponding to the visa subclass under which they wish to lodge their application. Applicants can get the visa application form by visiting the nearest Australia Visa Application Centre or by downloading the forms from 'Applications and Forms'.
Step 4 : Please ensure that you read the ‘security regulations’ before you visit the Australia Visa Application Centre in India and Nepal.

Note: Polio – New measures for visa applicants  
For more information on Polio, Please visit the Australian High Commission Website.
 
Track Your Application
If you have submitted an application for a visa at VFS Global Australia Visa Application Centre in India and Nepal, you can track your application here.

You can track your application by entering your Passport Number or VLN # and Date of Birth. Please click here.

Note: There are circumstances wherein the Australian High Commission, New Delhi may handover or dispatch the passport and the supporting documents to the applicants directly. In such circumstances, the status message may not be updated.
     
 
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