Indo-Australian relations are expanding very fast. Besides efforts to promote bilateral trade, the two governments are also promoting tourism in a big way. Every year numerous tourists visit India from Australia to enjoy the country. The High Commission of India in Australia issues tourist visa to India from Australia.
You can apply for as well as procure Indian visa at the High Commission itself or at the various Indian Embassies in Australia. Given below is a list of the Indian consulates across various states of Australia:
1. The High Commission of India
3/5 Moonah Place
ACT - 2600
Gram: HICOMIND CANBERRA
2. Consulate General of India
Level 27, 25 Bligh Street
New South Wales
3. Honorary Consulate of India
Suite 21, 2nd Floor, Lincoln House
4 Ventnor Avenue, West Perth
4. Honorary Consulate of India
First Floor, 15 Munro Street
5. Honorary Consulate of India
175 A, Swann Road,
PO BOX 4143
St Lucia South,
You can obtain the visa application form from the abovementioned addresses directly in person or through post. The easiest method to apply for a tourist visa to India from Australia is to download the forms online from http://www.hcindia-au.org/visa.html. Indian missions in Australia will help you seek Indian Tourist Visa for Australians to visit the land of the Taj Mahal
The validity of tourist visa to enter India can be six months, one year to ten years. Normally, you will be granted tourist Visa valid for the specified period from the issuance date (and not from the date of first entry into India). A tourist visa is however non-extendible and non-convertible.
You need to submit the following documents to obtain a tourist visa to India-
Duly completed Visa application form
Requisite Visa Fee
Your passport, which must have a minimum validity of 6 months on the date of visa application
Recent passport-size photograph
Supporting documents where necessary
Air tickets and itinerary
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Processing a visa application takes about 7 working days for Australian nationals and 14 working days for the remaining nationals. Sometimes the applicants are asked to visit the High Commission and attend personal interview to help process their visa applications. Visa is issued only to nationals who hold a valid passport. For more information regarding travel to India from Australia, visa application procedures etc. please fill in the following form and Tourist Places in India will make sure you enjoy your Indian Holiday.