Australia - Visa

Tourist visa Requirements:-

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach all your old passports (if any)

Please note

a) A good quality photocopy of the biodata page and any endorsement pages or change of name in the current Passport

b) For current Indian passports a good quality photocopy of the back page with information on parent’s name and previous passports. The passport photocopies do not need to be certified

Australia Visa Application Form: Form 48R to be duly filled and signed by the applicant.

Family Form: Form M-67 to be duly filled and signed by the applicant

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old , scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

Covering-Letter: Covering Letter from applicant stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit and addressed to – The Visa Officer, Australian High Commission, New Delhi. If the applicant is running his own Business, he should provide the Covering Letter on his company letterhead.

Invitation Letter : If visiting relatives or friends, a letter of invitation from the relative or friend in Australia.

a) Proof of legal status of the host in Australia (Passport and Visa Copies).

b) If relative or friend is paying for the visit then their financials need to be attached (Bank Statement for last 3 months)

c) Residence Proof

d) Employment Proof

Financials

If Employed

a) Personal ITR for last 3yrs

b) Three months salary slip

c) Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly

d) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveler’s Cheque

If Self Employed

a) Personal & Company ITR for last 3yrs

b) Personal & Company Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly

c) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveler’s Cheque

For First Time Traveler (Following documents apart from the above mentioned documents need to be submitted along with the application)

Proof of Occupation

If Self Employed

a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation

b) Brief Company Profile

c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)

d) Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case applicant is Proprietor / Partner in a firm)

e) Import / Export License (if applicable)

If Employed

a) Copy of Academic certificates.

b) Copy of Appointment Letter which should contain the date of Joining, Designation and the Salary drawn.

c) Previous working history.


Hotel Booking : Hotel Confirmation for the period of stay.
Ticket               : Confirmed Air Ticket.
Duration          : 2 Weeks.


Business visa Requirements:-

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp. Attach all your old passports (if any)

a) A good quality photocopy of the biodata page and any endorsement pages or change of name in the current Passport

b) For current Indian passports a good quality photocopy of the back page with information on parent’s name and previous passports. The passport photocopies do not need to be certified

Australia Visa Application Form : Form 456 to be duly filled and signed by the applicant.

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size coloured photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old , scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

Covering-Letter: Covering Letter from applicant/Authorized signatory of the Company on company’s letter head stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit duly signed by authorized signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer, Australian High Commission, New Delhi.

Invitation letter: Invitation Letter from Australian host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name and designation.

a) Copy of correspondence / Business Transaction with the Australian counterpart or Evidence of any fixed appointments

b) If Going for any Exhibition: Exhibition registration letter from Australia

Financials

If Employed

a) Personal ITR for last 3yrs

b) Three months salary slip

c) Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly

d) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveler’s Cheque

If Self Employed

a) Personal & Company ITR for last 3yrs

b) Personal & Company Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly

c) Credit Card copy/Foreign Exchange endorsement/Traveler’s Cheque

For First Time Traveler (Following documents apart from the above mentioned documents need to be submitted along with the application)

Proof of Occupation

If Self Employed

a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation

b) Brief Company Profile

c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)

d) Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case applicant is Proprietor / Partner in a firm)

e) Import / Export License (if applicable)

If Employed

a) Copy of Academic certificates

b) Copy of Appointment Letter which should contain the date of Joining, Designation and the Salary drawn.

c) Previous working history.


Duration          : 2 Weeks.

NOTE              : PHOTOCOPY OF ALL PAGES OF PASSPORT SHOULD BE NOTARIZED BY VFS AUSTRALIA ITSELF, CHARGES ARE RS. 10/- PER PAGE.Health Insurance must if above 70 years.


Transit visa Requirements:-

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum six months and minimum two blank page for visa stamp. Attach all your old passports (if any)
a) Valid visa of final destination.
Visa Application Form:
a) Form 876 to be duly filled and signed by the applicant.
Photo Specification: Two recent passport size coloured photograph with matt or semi matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, plain background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)
Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old , scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas. (You can use the same photograph which you have used to get destination visa)
Covering Letter: Covering letter from applicant on company’s letter head stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit duly signed by authorized signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer, Australian High Commission, New Delhi.
Financials: The Embassy may ask for financial documents (Case Specific)
a) Bank Statements for last six months.
b) ITR for last 3 years.
c) Business / Employment proof.


Ticket : Confirmed ticket reservation with all flights confirmed proving the transit port of entry is Australia.