Australian High Commission
High Commission address: 1/50 G Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 - Telephone: +91-11-4139 9900, Fax: +91-11-4149 4490

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Enquiries before lodging an application

Do you want to know what type of visa to apply for?

See: Visa Finder

For all enquiries related to lodging visa applications and visa requirements please contact the VFS Global helpline on 022 - 67866006 (national callers) +91-22-67866006 (international callers) or via email:

The Australian Immigration Section in New Delhi has an arrangement with VFS Global to receive visa applications at the Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC). For more details, please see the VFS Global website.

Client Counter Hours at VFS: Monday to Friday 0800 – 1600

Enquiries after you have lodged an application 

If you have lodged a visa application with us and you have any queries related to your visa application you may wish to contact the visa office of the Australian High Commission, New Delhi via email. Please ensure that you mention your file reference number or passport number in all correspondence with the visa office.

Please note that we are unable to accept emails with a total file size larger than 10mb. Under current arrangements, no notification will be generated for emails exceeding 10mb which are not successfully received. If you need to send large emails, please consider sending these as several, smaller documents, and another email informing the relevant area that the emails have been sent.

DIBP Visa Office

In strictly limited circumstances, clients may make an appointment to submit their application at the Australian High Commission. Please contact the Visa Office by the below method to arrange an appointment. Clients who have not made a prior appointment will not be admitted.

• Telephone +91 11 4122 1000 (Please call between 09:00-12:00; or 14:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday).

Have your passport handy at the time of the call or we will not be able to assist you.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 not to disclose any information related to applications to any person other than the applicant, authorised persons or authorised agents. If you are not one of the above mentioned people, we are prohibited from releasing specific information about the application to you. If you wish to be an authorised person, please complete form 956.