Apply for
VISA to India


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Credit/Debit card surcharge of 1.95% applicable for card payments. Only Master card or Visa cards issued in Australia are acceptable

Emergency Processing Fees:
Issued for Business travellers, requiring to travel in an emergency or in the case of travel required for an urgent medical condition /death of a close relative a Consular Emergency fee of $141 + VFS Emergency Processing Fee of $88 (inclusive of GST) is applicable over an above standard fees.

Payment Instructions:
Preferred mode of payment
At the application centre by Credit Card/EFTPOS
At the application centre in Cash

Other Payment modes
Fees can be paid by Money Order/Postal Order, in favour of, “VFS Services Australia Pty Ltd”

For all type of applications, same day pick up requests will incur an additional VFS Emergency Processing Fee of Au$88.00 (inclusive of GST) including interim/complete withdrawal cases.


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.