Important Notice : Miscellaneous Consular Services will be also be provided by the VFS Global w.e.f. 15-07-2014 including the existing services of collection and delivery process of Passport and Visa, Overseas Citizenship
of the India (OCI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) applications in Australia. Application for anyMisc Consular services (except those mention
below) will not be accepted in the High Commission /Consulates after 15-7-2014 in any mode i.e by post or in person.
There are six IP&VSC offices in Australia located at Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide. All applicants for Passport, Visa, PCC, IDLV and OCI services are requested to approach IP&VSC office in their area. However, the High Commission
in Canberra and the Consulates General in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth will continue to provide miscellaneous consular services and emergency visa services in extreme compassionate cases.
The contact addresses and websites of the IP & VS centres are as under
(for Australian Capital Territory)
|Unit 2, 20 Allara Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601
(for New South Wales)
|Suite 1A, Level 8, 189 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
(for Victoria and Tasmania)
|Part 4 Suite, Level 12, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
|Suite 0003, Ground Floor,87 Wickham Terrace Spring Hill 4000 BRISBANE
(for Western Australia & Northern Territory)
|Level 1, Room 22, 195 Adelaide Terrace (Good Earth Hotel); Perth WA - 6004
(for South Australia)
|Level 4, 90 King William Street,Adelaide,South Australia 5000.
The services offered at the above VFS centres are as below
For all Visa / Passport / PCC / IDLV / PIO / OCI services please contact VFS +61 2 8223 9909
- Passport Services
(No Emergency Passport Service provided at the VFS centres)
- Visa Services
Important Notice about Visa and Consular Services for Western Australia and Northern Territory residents
With effect from 1st March 2012, the Consulate General of India in Perth has commenced operation of consular and visa services for the applicants residing in Western Australia and Northern Territory. From this date, all applicants residing in WA and NT need
to select Perth Consulate as their submission centre and submit/post their applications to India Passport and Visa Services Centre in Perth. For address details, please visit High Commission website (www.hcindia-au.org)
or the IPVSC website (www.vfsglobal.com/india/australia).”
Any person seeking a visa to India for purpose of entering into a surrogacy arrangement must ascertain beforehand whether the law of that country (Australia) permits surrogacy and will provide appropriate travel documents to the child for accompanying the
surrogate parents. Entering into surrogacy arrangement under any other visa not sought for surrogacy is punishable under the Indian Law.
Important Notice for PCC
PCC for foreign passport holders: Application from foreign nationals will be accepted only on pre-approval basis and issuance of PCC is subject to clearance/verification from concerned authorities in India. Applicants are required to provide details of registration
done with FRRO during their stay in India.
Consular Services Offered By High Commission Of India, Canberra / Consulate General Of India Sydney / Melbourne/ Perth
Office Jurisdiction for Services:
- Applicants from Australian Capital Territory and Queensland need to apply at the High Commission of India, CANBERRA.
- Applicants from N.S.W and South Australia need to apply at the Consulate General of India, SYDNEY.
- Applicants from Victoria and Tasmania need to apply at the Consulate General of India, MELBOURNE.
- Applicants from Western Australia and Northern Territory need to apply at the Consulate General of India, PERTH.
Important Notice :Discontinuation of Short Validity / Emergency Passport Services(9
These services will be provided by the High Commission/ Consulates
Below mentioned services will be provided through VFS w.ef. 15-07-2014
Processing Time: It is our endeavor to grantMisc Consular services (Except OCI Miscellaneous)
within 3 working days (from the date of receipt in HCI/Consulate) subject to receipt of complete documentation and necessary clearances