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Consular Services Offered by VFS IP&VSC Centres in Australia

The collection and delivery process of Passport, Visa, Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) applications in Australia was outsourced to M/s India Passport and Visa Services Centre (IP&VSC) with effect from January 2008

The collection and delivery process of Police Clearance Certificate and Indian Driving Licence Verification(IDLV) applications in Australia was outsourced to M/s India Passport and Visa Services Centre (IP&VSC) with effect from April 2010

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:

Canberra
(for Australian Capital Territory)

Unit 2, 20 Allara Street, Canberra City, ACT 2601

Sydney
(for New South Wales)

Level 1, 64 Clarence Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Melbourne
(for Victoria and Tasmania)

Part 4 Suite, Level 12, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Brisbane
(for Queensland)

Level 3, 490 Upper Edward St, Spring Hill QLD 4000

Perth
(for Western Australia & Northern Territory)

Level 1, Room 22, 195 Adelaide Terrace (Good Earth Hotel); Perth WA - 6004

Adelaide
(for South Australia)

Encounter Australia 63 Grote 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 1900 969 969

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.vfs-in-au.net).

IMPORTANT NOTICE
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.

Implementation of Online Visa Application

Important Information about Emergency Visa

PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE CLICKING ON THE VISA LINK
PIO
OCI
POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE
INDIAN DRIVING LICENCE VERIFICATION(IDLV)

 

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

Emergency Certificate

Issue of Birth Certificate

OCI MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES

ECNR

Renunciation of Indian Citizenship and Surrender of Indian Passports

Affidavit by a parent when applying for a child's Passport in India

Transfer of valid Visas

Issue of Death Certificate

Issue of Marriage Certificate

Attestation of Documents

Registration of Birth

 

Life Certificate, Papers pertaining to Pensions

 

Certification required for transport of mortal remains/ashes to India

 

Endorsement of new passport details on PIO card