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Jurisdiction

The processing site of your application depends on where in Australia you currently reside, also known as jurisdiction. You must submit your application, based on jurisdiction.

South Australia (SA)
Recommended Option, apply by Registered POST, mail in your application to: GPO Box 2892 SYDNEY NSW 2001
OR
Queue in person at
IPVSC, Encounter Australia 63 Grote Street, Adelaide,
South Australia 5000.

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New South Wales (NSW)
Recommended Option, apply by Registered POST, mail in your application to: GPO Box 2892 SYDNEY NSW 2001
OR
Queue in person at
IPVSC, Suite 1A, Level 8, 189 Kent Street,
Sydney 2000.

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Victoria & Tasmania
Recommended Option, apply by POST, mail in your application to: PO Box 23057 DOCKLANDS VIC 3008
OR
Queue in person at
Suite 4, level 12, 55 Swanston Street, Melbourne 3000






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Northern Territory (NT)
Recommended Option, apply by POST, mail in your application to:
Locked Bag 200,
Perth BC
WA 6849.
OR
Queue in person at
IPVSC, Level 1,
Room 22,
195 Adelaide Terrace (Good Earth Hotel);
Perth WA - 6004.

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Queensland (QLD)
Recommended Option, apply by POST, mail in your application to: PO Box 936, Civic Square, ACT 2608
OR
Queue in person at
IPVSC,
Level 3,
490 Upper Edward Street,
Spring Hill,
Brisbane, QLD - 4000.


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Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
Recommended Option, apply by POST, mail in your application to: PO Box 936, Civic Square, ACT 2608
OR
Queue in person at
IPVSC, Unit 2, 20 Allara Street,
Canberra,
ACT 2601.




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Western Australia (WA)
Recommended Option, apply by POST, mail in your application to: Locked Bag 200, Perth BC,
WA 6849

OR

Queue in person at IPVSC, Level 1, Room 22, 195 Adelaide Terrace (Good Earth Hotel); Perth WA - 6004.

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Recommended Option 1: By Express POST/Courier

Sending your application by Express POST is the preferred option as this will save you the need to travel to specific IP&VSC locations as well as queue and wait times. Average queue times in Peak Seasons of August to December may range from 20-30 minutes and may be longer during lunch rush hours.

Please do not send return self-addressed envelopes as the same is not accepted, Applications sent by Post/Courier, will be returned by Courier only.
You must send your application to the designated P.O.Box Address based on the jurisdiction where you are applying from.

Option 2: Queue in Person

If you choose to submit your application in person, you will need to submit the same at an India Passport & Visa Application Centre based on your jurisdiction and applicable trading hours.

Trading Hours

Hours for Submission:
08:30hrs to 15:00hrs (Monday to Friday on all working days)- please check the holiday list prior to visiting.

Hours for Collection:
12:00hrs to 15:00hrs (Monday to Friday on all working days)- please check the holiday list prior to visiting

VISA APPLYING
PROCESS


Step 1
Confirm the visa type based on your reason for travel; do not make any confirmed bookings. Check processing times to plan your travel accordingly.

Step 2
Complete the application form, download & print the application forms and checklist for the selected visa type. Sign form/s and checklist at all indicated places. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted and will be returned.

Step 3
Check fees payable and payment options.

Step 4
Ensure photos are strictly as per specifications. Photo Booth Services are available at Visa Application Centres.

Step 5
Submit your application based on jurisdiction by Express Post/Courier in person or through a Travel Agent (where you reside determines where you need to submit your application)

Step 6
Track your application online. Your completed application will be returned to you by the mode of delivery selected by you once processed. Allow for 1-3 days transit time for courier return . Transit times differ by location and do not take into account any public holidays.