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Procedure to apply for an Australian Tourist Visa

If someone intend to visit Australia for a visit to a family member, or wish to attend any business conferences, or want to pursue partial education which ends up in 3 months can take a visitor visa i.e. Subclass 600. The Australia in recent years is giving too much importance on tourism. People now are more interested in discovering Australia the places like Melbourne, Sydney, Queensland, The hot Bondi beach and many such places and hence the visitors from India too has increased. So, to help visitors deal with hectic visa application procedure here’s the article which talks about all required information to book an appointment for Australian Tourist Visa.

Procedure to follow for Australian Tourist Visa:

  1. First of all be clear with your intentions of going to Australia. Visitor Visa allows you to stay in Australia for 3, 6 or 12 months.
  2. If your are attending any conference, visiting any family member or simply came with the intention of exploring Australia all comes under same Visa type i.e. subclass 600
  3. The next step is paying visa fee which starts from $135 AUD (Australian Dollar)
  4. And last is taking an appointment

Documents required for Australian Tourist Visa application:

  1. Current and all old Passports issued
  2. Enough funds so that you can survive in Australia
  3. If you are attending a conference or any family function please bring invitation card as a proof for your temporary stay.
  4. One recent passport size photograph (Your photograph must be at least 45mm x 35mm or larger to be accepted. If your photograph exceeds these measurements DO NOT trim it to size. The size of your head in the photograph must measure from bottom of chin to crown of head 32mm to 36mm (11/4” to 13/8”))
  5. In case there is change in name in the application form bring evidence of your name
  6. If there is a child who is younger than 18 years and will living in Australia with someone other than parent please bring this form filled up with a copy of parents passport/driving license with photo and signature https://www.border.gov.au/formsanddocuments/documents/1229.pdf
  1. Appointment letter for an interview
  2. Visa interview fee receipt

Whom to approach for booking an Australian tourist interview date

Procedure for applying a Visa is almost online. To book an appointment candidate needs to visit AUS embassy/VFS service centers official website and complete all procedures online and schedule an appointment. Interview takes place at VFS service centers.

VFS centers in India:

Telephone: 009102267866006 (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m. to p.m.)
Email-id: info.auin@vfshelpline.com

Website: http://www.vfsglobal.com/Australia/India/

Ahmedabad

Australian Visa Application Centre
Gujrat Chambers Building
Shri Ambika Mills, Ashram Road
Ahmedabad- 380009

Bangalore

Australian Visa Application Centre
Block Number 301, 302, 303, 304
2nd Floor, Prestige Atrium, No.1
Central Street, Bangalore- 560001

Chandigarh

Australian Visa Application Centre
Industrial & Business Park, Phase – I
Unit no. B 209, Second Floor
Office Block B
Plot no. 178- 178A, Chandigarh (UT) 160002

Chennai

Australian Visa Application Centre
2nd Floor Fagun Towers
Ethiraj Salai
Egmore
Chennai 600008

Cochin

Australian Visa Application Centre
S&T Arcade
Kurisupally Road
Ravipuram
Cochin 16

Hyderabad

Australian Visa Application Centre
Ashoka Capitol
2nd Floor Unit No. 206
Banjara Hills
Road No. 2
Hyderabad​​​

Jalandhar

Australian Visa Application Centre
Aman Plaza, 3rd Floor
310 Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg
Jalandhar – 144001

Kolkata

Australian Visa Application Centre
Rene Towers
Rash Behari Avenue
Connector Sector A
East Kolkata Township
Kolkata 700107

Mumbai (North)

Australian Visa Application Centre
Trade Centre Building, 5th Floor
Opp. Bandra Kurla Telephone Exchange
Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Mumbai 400051

Mumbai (South)

Australian Visa Application Centre
Raheja Centre, Ground Floor
Nariman Point​
Mumbai 400021

New Delhi

Australian Visa Application Centre
Shivaji Stadium Metro Station
Lower ground floor
Connaught Place
New Delhi – 110001

Pune

Australian Visa Application Centre
Shorab Hall, Office No. 501, 5th Floor
Tadiwala Road, behin​d Pune Railway Station
Pune – 411101

Online registration links

Australia visa:

https://online.immi.gov.au/lusc/login

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