Miscellaneous Indian Consular Services

In Australia

News And Updates

  • 01 September 2017

    Update on ICWF Charges

    From 1 September 2017, ICWF charges for Consular Miscellaneous applications have been revised to AUD 3.00 per applicant

  • 29 September 2016

    Update on Fee Schedule

    Application Fees for Visa, Passport, OCI & Miscellaneous Consular services are subject to revision every month depending upon the prevailing Rate of Exchange.

  • 10 March 2016

    Notice Regarding Fraudulent calls from unauthorized persons.

    Notice Regarding Fraudulent calls from unauthorized persons about Australian visa status, Click here.

  • 19 October 2015

    Important Announcement for OCI Card holders

    Important Announcement for OCI Card holders regarding 'U' Visa stickers. Click here.

  • 19 October 2015

    Department of prohibition and excise, Government of Gujarat has launched e-permit to consume liquor in Gujarat.

    Department of prohibition and excise, Government of Gujarat has launched e-permit to consume liquor in Gujarat. This service is available for tourists, visitors etc. Click here

  • 14 September 2015

    Revised Fees schedule will be applicable from 16 September 2015.

    Effective 16 September 2015, Revised fee schedule will be applicable for Passport, Consular Miscellaneous & OCI services application. Visa application fees will remain unchanged.

  • 09 June 2015

    The permanent relocation of The Consulate General of India in Sydney from 15 June 2015.

    Effective 15 June 2015, The Consulate General of India in Sydney will permanently relocate to Level 1-4, 265 Castlereagh Street, Sydney, NSW – 2000. Click here.

  • 19 January 2015

    PIO Card scheme is no longer in existence - “All intended applicants may be advised to apply for OCI if they qualify on present criteria.
    More information will be published as per updates received for High Commission of India, in Australia.”

  • 16 December 2014

    Message regarding Implementation of Biometric Data Collection in Australia for all types of Indian Visa, Starting from
    15 January 2015. Click here.

  • 16 December 2014

    Message regarding Implementation of Appointment process for all the types of applicants, Starting from 1 January 2015.
    Click here.

  • 28 November 2014

    Tourist Visa on Arrival enabled by - Electronic Travel Authorization (TV-ETA) scheme has been launched by the Government of India on 27 November 2014. Further details on this scheme can be checked by clicking on the following link: Click here

  • 8 October 2014

    Effective 1 October 2014, A PIO Card issued to an applicant shall be valid for his life time from the date of its issue provided that such applicant has a valid passport. Click here

  • 3 October 2014

    From 7 October 2014, Applicant applying for surrender/cancellation of Indian passport will be issued with the surrender certificate at an additional service charge of AUD 4.60 (In addition to normal application Fees & service charges)

  • 18 August 2014

    Our Contact Centre (02 8223 9909) will be closed on 19 August 2014 due to public holiday in Hyderabad, India. Contact centre will operate as normal from 20 August 2014.

  • 17 April 2014

    Message regarding Phasing out of non- Machine Readable Passport

    Phasing out of non-Machine Readable Passports , click here

  • 28 February 2014

    Message from High Commission of India, Canberra

    Visa fees fraud information, click here.