New Delhi is home to the Australian High Commission in India. If you need consular assistance then the High Commission in India will be able to assist you. Note that all the Embassies in New Delhi are located near each other. The British High Commission in New Delhi is located across the street, the US Embassy is on the corner and the Thai Embassy is up the road from the Australian High Commission.
There are also a number of Australian Consulates in India. Below you will also find the contact details for the Australian Consulate in Chennai as well as the Australian Consulate in Mumbai. If you wish to apply for an Australian Visa in India then the most common visa applications are the Australian Tourist Visa, Student Visa as well as the Temporary Skills visa for Australia.
Australian High Commission India
You can contact the Embassy or Consulates for more information or speak to an Immigration attorney for more assistance in this regard. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi processes most visa applications and some citizenship applications for residents of India, Nepal and Bhutan.
|Street Address:||No. 1/50 G Shantipath (Gate 1)|
New Delhi INDIA 110021
|Telephone:||(91 11) 4139 9900|
|Fax:||(91 11) 2687 2228|
After hours for Consular Emergency please call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre +61 2 6261 3305 or 1300 555 135 or SMS +61 421 269 080
Opening hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (1pm- 2pm lunch) Monday-Friday
(Consular and Passport Section Opening Hours: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Phone: +91-11-4122 1000
Note: Email is the preferred method for essential inquiries to the New Delhi Visa Office.
Australian Consulate in Mumbai
If you need to register a birth or obtain a new passport when in the area, call or email the Australian Consulate in Mumbai in India. If you have lost your passport then report this to the local police and they will give you a criminal case number. When you apply for a new passport you will need to give them the case number from the police.
They will tell you when you need to return to collect your travel document or passport. If you have given birth you will also need to have all the original as well as the translated and certified copies of these to register an Australian born abroad. See the rest of this website for more information and guidance.
|Street Address:||Level 10, A Wing, Crescenzo Building|
Opp MCA Cricket Club, G Block, Plot C 38-39
Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 051
|Telephone:||+91 22 6757 4900|
|Fax:||+91 22 6757 4955|
The Australian Consulate in Mumbai is open between 08:30am and 04:45pm. This is from Monday to Friday, excluding some Indian and Australian public holidays. Much like other Consulates the passport and notarial services are done by appointment only.
Australian Consulate in Chennai
For those who live in the area, the Australian Consulate in Chennai may be able to assist you if you lost your passport or are getting married. The contact details are below with the email address as well as the updated location on the Consulate. The email as well as the operating hours has also been added.
Note the cost for consular services is an indication price as this might increase. This is as of the January 2022 date. The Australian Consulate is open from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays.
|Street Address:||9th Floor, Express Chambers Express Avenue 49, |
50L Whites Road Royapettah Chennai 600 014
Tamil Nadu, India
|Telephone:||(+91) 44 4592 1300|
|Fax:||+91 44 4592 1320|
In Chennai, consular services are provided on weekdays between, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, excluding public holidays. You can email the consular officer at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to make an appointment. If you have lost your passport or your wish to register your marriage in India.
Visa/Citizenship helpline: +91 22 67866006
You will need to apply at the Australian Consulate in Chennai for a letter of no impediment to prove you are single. This needs to be applied for as well as needing a new passport. Note that the diplomatic mission in India is closed on Australian as well as on Indian public holidays.
Notarial Fees for January 2022*
|Administering an oath or receiving a declaration or affirmation||$76||₹4,050|
|Witnessing a signature or seal on a form or declaration||$76||₹4,050|
|Preparing a declaration or other document||$76||₹4,050|
|Verifying and certifying a copy of a document or part of a document||$76||₹4,050|
|Preparation and issue of an Apostille certificate||$86||₹4,650|
|Preparation and issue of a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage||$153||₹8,150|
*Fees in Indian rupees are subject to change each month based on the exchange rate
There is also notarial services which you can apply for. The Australian consulate can notarize documents for you. These include but are not limited to verifying your identity as well as issuing certificates of No Impediment to marriage. This you will need to get married in India. Also witnessing statutory declarations as we as administering affidavits, oaths and affirmations. Note that consular services must be done by appointment. You must email or call them first.