Australia (VFS) Visa Information & Visa Forms:
Want to know the procedure on how to apply “Australian Tourist Visa“. This post is intended to guide you on the procedure to apply Australian Tourist visa for Indians & guiding you on requirements. We have provided below the requirements & application form to help you for better understanding.
How to apply for Australian Tourist Visa:
Are you travelling to Australia & want to know how to apply for a “Australian Tourist Visa”. To facilitate for a hassle free visa for Indians & Nepalese VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd., in partnership with Commonwealth of Australia started Australian Visa Application Centers (AVAC) by collecting documents for processing and issuance of Tourist Visa. The Australian Diplomatic Mission (ADM) in New Delhi will assess & decide for issuance in accordance with visa requirements.
Looking for visa to travel visit & enjoy hospitality of Australian tourism. This post will guide you on the procedure. Either you are applying to VFS directly or through a authorized travel agent please plan your travel dates and then apply for a Australian Tourist Visa.
Australian Tourist Visa requirements:
This visa basically applied to visit Australia for a holiday, sightseeing, social or recreational purposes or to visit a relative/Friends. Australian Tourist Visas can be extended if required. The Following are the requirements to obtain the same:
1. Applicant first and last page of passport & it should be valid at least 6 months or if passenger is expecting for longer stay then passport should valid till that period to apply Australian Tourist Visa.
|2. Duly filled Australian Tourist Application Form No. 1419 Family details form.
|3. Two photographs (35 mm X 45 mm) with Matt finish.
|4. If visiting family/friends you must provide a letter of invitation and full information about the host/sponsor, purpose and duration of your visit. And also you need to provide the sponsor address proof and identity information.
|5. If you are paying a trip on tourism grounds then you must provide a letter to the consulate the purpose of visit, duration, cities going to visit, hotel accommodation details.
|6. Return Confirmed ticket booked on applicant name.
Australian Tourist Visa application form:
You can visit www.vfsglobal.com or you can download the form using given link Australian Tourist Visa Application form
The visa fee is payable by bank draft favoring “Australian High Commission, New Delhi”, & Processing time takes 15-17 Working days.
1. Additional documents may be asked by consulate for the first time travelers which vary from case to case in connection with Australian Tourist Visa application form submitted.
2.If Application age crossing more than 70 years will have to go for medical checkup before applying the visa.
3. Effective 01.10.2012 applicant need to submit only Photocopies of their passport (First page & last page including all used passport pages with Red Notary Sticker Stamp) for visa processing. Applicants not necessary to handover original passport to visa processing agents/travel agents.
High Commission for Australia
Telephone: +91-11-41399900, 41221000
Fax: +91-11-41494379, 26882732; 26887536
Checklist for Visa on Arrivals for Indians.
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