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			Australia Visa

Australia visa for India passport holder living in United States of America

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Tourist visa
required
Business visa
required
Work visa
required


There are two forms that need to be filled out and signed. The application, Form 1419, and the authorization, Form 956a. BOTH ARE REQUIRED.

Select the type of Australia tourist visa application:

and send the following documents to VisaHQ:

a
Australian visa application form. For online orders, please download, print and sign Australia visa application, prepared by our system under your account.
b
Notarized copy of India passport. A NOTARIZED copy of your valid, signed India passport with at least 6 months validity. Please do NOT send your original passport.
c
Passport-type photograph: 1
d
Proof of Status. Copy of Green Card or other proof of legal status in the US (such as copy of I-20, DS-2019, H1B approval notice, etc.)
e
Itinerary. Copy of an itinerary or flight reservation from an airline or travel agent. Please do not purchase tickets until the visa has been issued.
f
Bank statement. Copy of the applicant's most recent monthly bank statement. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement.
g
Employment Letter. Copy of a letter from your employer on business letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. For students, please submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
h
Personal Invitation from Host in Australia. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in Australia ie. copy of their Australia passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of Australia, copies of their Australia residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in Australia, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).
i
Immediate Family Information. Evidence of immediate family members in country of residence. Please provide a copy of their valid ID and their contact information.
j
Mortgage/Lease. A copy of the applicant's mortgage or lease. If renting without a lease, please submit a letter from the owner of the house stating the duration and the contract terms of your stay.
k
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of Australia, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation. The letter must be written and signed personally by the visa applicant or their legal guardian. A tour company cannot provide the letter on the visa applicant's behalf.
l
Military Service Record. If applicant has served in the military, please provide a certified copy of military service record or discharge papers (for former military).
m
Proof of Name Change. If applicant has changed their legal name at any point in time, please provide a copy for the proof of name change.
n
Form 956A. Applicants must fill out this form in order for the visa to be processed. It can be found within the last 4 pages of the application form you download when completing the order or under "Download PDF."
Please be advised that the Embassy of Australia may extend the processing time up to 6 weeks for certain applicants. This decision is entirely at the embassy's discretion.

Additional required documents for minors (under 18)
1. If you are younger than 18 years of age: evidence that every person with a legal right to decide where you live consents to your travel to Australia on this visa. If one or both parents are not coming with you, provide:

a statutory declaration giving their permission. The declaration form can be found here.

Form 1229 Consent form to grant an Australian visa to a child under the age of 18 years. If you use this form, you will have to attach a certified copy of your parent’s or guardian’s government-issued identification document (such as a passport or drivers licence) with their photograph and their signature. This form can be found here.

2. If you are younger than 18 years of age and you will stay in Australia: with someone other than a parent, legal guardian or relative.

a declaration signed by the person who will be responsible for you in Australia.

Form 1257 Undertaking declaration. This form can be found here.

3. Evidence of enrollment at school, college or university.

Australia tourist visa fees for citizens of India

Visitor Visa (Subclass 600)
  • Validity: up to 1 year
  • Processing: 20-30 business days
  • Total cost:
Maximum stay in Australia: 90 days Australia visa help
Maximum stay in Australia: 90 days Australia visa help
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Australia visa for citizens of India is required. For more information please contact the nearest Australia embassy.

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