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Documents required for Visa:
Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any:
Notarized copy of all pages of only current passport, including the biodata page, alterations page and back page of the passport;
Visa Application form;
2 recent colour photographs
Personal Covering letter (For Employed - Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Company Letterhead);
Original updated Bank Statement (last 6 months);
Income Tax Returns / Form 16 for last 3 years;
Supporting Financial Documents such as Fixed Deposits, Property Investments, Other Investments etc. (Optional);
You may be asked to undergo medical and x-ray examinations.
Two photographs (3.5 X 4.5 cm)
Studio photo printed on high-quality paper, no crease and layers
No Selfie / No Scan photo are allowed
No Border / Frame
One colour, ideally neutral Grey, a background that is bright and gives face and hair the needed contrast
Visible and sharply contrast. Brightness should be uniformly spread all over the face. Avoid reflections, shadows, blur and red eyes.
Full head including hairstyle with front view and eyes open. Avoid facial expressions and angles —No head covering, (except for Religion reason)
Eyeglasses may be worn but frames should not be covering eyes. There must not be any glare on glasses
Supporting Documents to be Provided
1. If Employed:
Original Leave sanctioned certificate with company seal and signature;
Last 3 months salary slip.
2. If Self Employed:
Business Registration License / MOA / Partnership deed;
Company’s updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Company’s IT returns for last 3 years.
3. If Retired:
Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
4. If Student
School / College / Institute ID Card;
5. If Minor
No Objection Certificate from the parents / non-accompanying parent on Rs 100/- stamp paper;
ID proof of parents like passport or PAN card.
6. If Visiting friend or relative
Inviter’s ID proof like Passport or Resident Permit;
Address proof like any Electricity bill, any Utility bill etc.
7. If Sponsored
Sponsor’s national ID proof like Passport, PAN card or Resident permit;
Updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Income tax returns for the last 3 years.
8. For Business Visa
Invitation letter from host Company stating the purpose of the trip, business details etc;
Covering letter from Indian company on company letterhead.
What is the simplest way to apply for an Australia Visa?
The simplest way to apply for Australia Visa is to contact us. We have an expert team in the visa field with over 25 years of experience. We are here to acknowledge your visa needs. If you have any visa requirements please drop in your query at our website www.akshayaindia.com and our Expert will get in touch with you.
Do I need to take health/travel insurance?
You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in Australia as medical treatment can be very expensive in Australia. We can certainly assist you with the travel insurance as it’s an absolute necessity for International travel in the event of unexpected events such as medical emergencies, baggage delay or loss etc.
Can I undertake medical examinations before lodging the application?
No. If a medical and/or x-ray examination is required, the New Delhi visa office will notify you after your Australia visa application is lodged. You will then need to make arrangements to attend an approved immigration panel doctor of your choice.
Am I required to undergo a medical examination or chest X-Ray for the Australia Visa?
All travellers applying for an Australia Visa must meet the health requirement. Whether you are required to undergo a medical examination and/or chest x-ray depends on your age, how long you intend to stay in Australia and your intended activity in Australia. You will be notified post submission of your Australia visa application if a medical examination is required.
What is the Australia Visa cover letter?
The Australia Visa cover letter is a letter which summarizes your intent to travel. In your cover letter you should explain: the purpose of your trip when and where you intend to travel how your trip is going to be funded day-by-day itinerary for your trip duration of the trip
How can I extend my stay?
If you want to stay in Australia longer than your original visa lets you, you will need to apply for a further visa of the same kind or another Australia visa. How much longer you can stay in Australia will depend on the visa that you have, or the visa that you apply for. If you have a ‘No further stay’ condition on your Australia Visa, you cannot apply for a new visa while you are in Australia. You must leave Australia no later than the date on which your visa ends.
What would be the duration of Australia Visa? Single entry or Multiple entry?
Typically 3 months. You can request for a longer stay duration, but be sure to include proof/justification. Validity of the Australia visa is at the discretion of the Embassy.
When do I get a stamp in my passport?
Your Australia Visa is electronically linked to your passport number; you will not require a stamp.
How long can I stay In Australia?
You may be allowed to stay for a maximum period of 3 months for each visit in a one year’s period.
Is Australia Visa a sticker Visa OR an E–Visa?
The Australia Visa is an E-Visa i.e. it is not a Sticker visa endorsed on the passport, once decision is taken by the Australian High Commission; E-Visa will be mailed on the registered Email ID which is mentioned on the visa form.
How long before the start of the intended visit should I apply for an Australia Visa?
Applicants are advised to apply in advance but not earlier than 90 days prior to the date of travel. The Australian High Commission recommends that you apply at least 3 weeks prior to your date of travel to accommodate any unforeseen processing delays.