Welcome to the website of the Australian Visa Application Centre in Sri Lanka.
VFS Global Services Pty Ltd is a commercial company working in partnership with
the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Australian visa application services
in Sri Lanka.
The Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC) in Colombo offers services which
include collection of visa application documents, charges and biometrics as
well as returning of passports to applicants. The AVAC operates within the
guidelines of the client service principles
of the Australian
Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIBP).
All applications will be assessed and decided by the Visa Section of the
Australian High Commission in Colombo in accordance with Australian immigration
legislation and policy. VFS Centre staff do not have the authority to assess
visa applications or make visa decisions.
All links and information on this website have been endorsed by the Australian
VFS Global is a specialist organisation with world-wide operations servicing
diplomatic missions in a range of locations. See our international
for more details about us.
Important note for visa applicants:
To make a valid application, applicants must lodge a complete and signed
application form for the appropriate visa subclass, pay the appropriate visa
application charge and provide their biometrics. Application forms for persons
aged under 18 years must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.
All supporting documents and information should be submitted together with the
application. Any documents that are not in English must be accompanied by a
To avoid possible delays, you should include all relevant information and
additional documentation in support of your application at the time of
If you do not provide all the specified documentation at the time you lodge
your application a decision may be made on the basis of the available
information. Australian migration legislation permits a decision to be taken at
any time after the application has been lodged.
You may be charged a courier cost for any additional documents which you
subsequently submit to the AVAC.
If you have already submitted an
application for a visa at the Australian VFS Visa Application Centre in Colombo
you can track your application
You can track your application by entering your Passport Number
and your Receipt Number