New Delhi, Sept 25 (UNI) From October 1, the Australian High Commission in India will have a new service delivery partner, VFS Global Service, for its visa services.
The Australian Government's Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has entered into an agreement with VFS Global Service to provide new visa application and collection centres that will commence operations on October 3.
Location for these centres can be found at www.india.highcommission.gov.au or www.vfs-auin.com VFS Global Services application centres are to be located at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Cochin in India and at Kathmandu in Nepal.
Information about visa requirements and application forms for travel to Australia will be available at any of the VFS visa application centres that can be contacted by phone, e-mail or in person.
Anyone seeking to apply for a temporary visa for study, business and tourism, or for family migration, will be able to lodge their application at a VFS application centre.
In a statement, the Australian High Commission said the visa application centres would provide a comfortable client waiting area and have sufficient capacity to ensure clients are not required to wait for extended periods.
Clients will also be able to track the delivery and return of their passports via the VFS website.