6. In case the applicant wishes the
Passport to be sent through courier/express post etc.,
separate postal charges will be required to be paid.
7. Once the V&PSCs are operational,
the High Commission of India in Canberra, Consulates General
of India in Sydney & Melbourne and Honorary Consulates
of India in Perth and Brisbane, will not accept applications
for issue of visas (except for diplomatic & official
passports), passports and OCI Cards. Applications received
after opening of V&PSCs will be processed subject
to additional service charge being paid by the applicant.
8. The High Commission and the Consulates
General in Sydney & Melbourne will, however, continue
to receive applications for other Consular Services as
• Consular Attestations
• Miscellaneous Consular Services like Police Clearance
Certificate, Birth Certificates, Life Certificates etc.
9. In case of requirement of urgent
travel to India on extreme compassionate grounds (death
in the family), the High Commission or the Consulates
General may be approached directly. Additional charges
are applicable for processing such applications outside
10. The Honorary Consulates in Perth
and Brisbane would continue to accept applications for
attestation of documents and Life Certificate.
11. Details regarding locations and
telephone number of the V&PSCs will be intimated shortly.
12. For further details, please visit
the website of the High Commission of India, Canberra
(http://www.hcindia-au.org), Consulate General of India,
Sydney (http://www.indianconsulatesydney.org), and Consulate
General of India, Melbourne (http://www.cgindiamel-au.org).