Biometrics will be collected using a quick, discreet and non-intrusive process that captures a facial image with a digital camera and a 10-digit fingerprint scan with a digital finger scanner.
Applicants who have applied for their visas will be sent a letter informing them that they need to attend the Australian Biometric Collection Centre in person to provide their biometrics.
Please note the following:
Your face must be clearly visible for a photograph to be taken. This means that you cannot:
If you refuse to submit your biometric data, your visa application cannot be processed and you will be referred to the Australian High Commission in the UK.
The Presence of a parent or guardian is required for the applicants less than 16 years of age at the time of biometric collection.
IMPORTANT: Please bring the below documents with you to your appointment:
|Appointment confirmation letter|
|Biometric r equirement l etter from the Department of Home Affairs|
|Applicant in person|
To schedule an appointment (mandatory) to visit the Australian Biometric Collection Centre, click here.
More information on biometrics collection is available at the following link: