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Additional Services

The services mentioned here are optional. To use them, you will need to pay an extra fee in addition to the visa application fee. You must pay this extra fee when you attend the visa application centre only.

Mode of acceptable payment for all the Additional Services listed below is Cash. A formal receipt will be generated for every completed transaction.

Prime Time (Weekdays)

The Prime time appointment service is open from Monday to Friday between 15:00 and 17:00 hours. This service allows applicants, who pay an additional fee, to lodge their applications beyond the normal processing hours (Monday to Friday 08:00 to 15:00). This service is available only for submitting Biometrics only.

The prime time service fee is NPR 3,200 per application. Please select the prime time option when scheduling an appointment online and pay the NPR 3,200 in cash when you attend the visa application centre.

Prime Time (Weekend)

Weekend Prime Time Appointments will be available for 2 hours every Sunday from 09:00 to 11:00 at an additional charge of NPR 3,700/- per applicant.

Please select the Weekend Prime Time – Only Biometric option when scheduling an appointment online and pay the NPR 3,700 in cash when you attend the visa application centre

Online Visa Assist (Immi Account)

This facility is available for an additional fee of NPR 1,750 including the supporting documents upload. Service charge will include upload of any subsequent documents as per the request of the Australian High Commission / Embassy Only.

Online Health Declaration (HAP ID)

Applicants can save time with the convenience of generating Online Health Declaration (HAP ID) at the Visa Application Centre. Appointed staff will provide assistance to visa applicants for completing and generating the Health Declaration.

The cost for this service is NPR 560.00 per application.

Photograph

Applicants can have their photographs taken at the visa application centre, The cost of 4 photographs (which meet the required specification for visa applications) is NPR 248.00.

Photocopy

There is a photocopying service available at the visa application centre for an additional fee of NPR 5.00 for each sheet.

SMS

SMS news updates will be sent to you informing you of the status of your visa application. Once purchased you will receive several automated feedback messages to your mobile phone at various stages of the visa application process.

At the end of the process you will receive an automated email message to your registered email address provided in your application form, informing you that the Australian High Commission has arrived at a decision with regard to your application.

Please note that this SMS service will not update you on requests for additional documents or information made by the Embassy/High Commission. These requests will be sent via your email address.

You can buy this optional SMS service for an additional fee of NPR 250 (per application) at the same time you submit your visa application form and supporting documents at the visa application centre.

Please read the SMS Service Disclaimer carefully before applying for this service.

ETA - Assisted Terminal:

Appointed staff will provide assistance to visa applicants for completing an ETA/E visitor application form at the VAC as an optional service. For eligibility criteria, please click here.

The cost for this service is NPR 292.00 per application.

Assisted Form Filling (Paper Application)

The assisted form filling service is a service that VFS offers to its clients at the Australia Visa Application Centres. Appointed staff will assist a visa applicant to complete a visa application form at the VAC as an optional service. The cost for this service is NPR 560.00 per application.

Document Scanning and Email:

Clients can get their documents scanned and emailed at an additional cost of NPR 32 per page.

Document Printing:

Print outs of documents can be obtained at the VFS Centres at an additional cost of NPR 32 per page.

Document Witnessing

VFS provides Document Witnessing Service at an additional cost of NPR 80 per application and Passport Witnessing Service at an additional cost of NPR 15 per page.