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Visas and Migration
Nepal Visa Application Centre closed
Following the earthquake in Nepal, the VAC in Kathmandu and the Nepal call centre will remain closed until further notice. Should contacting VFS by phone be necessary, the phone number of their call centre in India is +91 022 67866006. Contingency arrangements at an alternative location are being actively pursued. This message will be updated when further details are known.
All visa applications from Nepal are processed at the visa office of the Australian High Commission, New Delhi. A service delivery partner (VFS Global Service) has been appointed to collect visa applications on behalf of the Australian High Commission Visa Office in New Delhi. Visa applications from Nepal can be lodged at VFS Global Service visa application centre in person at:
VFS Australia Visa Application Centre,
Four Square Building (Opposite of Mike's Breakfast), 4th Floor, Naxal, Kathmandu
Telephone: +977 1 441 5542
E – Mail Address firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpline Working Hours: Monday – Friday 0800 Hrs to 1600 Hrs
A non-refundable VFS service fee is required to be paid, in addition to visa fees, for all applications submitted to VFS Nepal.
IMPORTANT: On Monday 23 March 2015, Australia will introduce a new visa application procedure for visa applicants who are residents of Nepal. All applicants will now be required to attend the Australian Visa Application Centre located in Kathmandu, in person to provide their biometrics. For more information, click here.
From 1 October 2012, Australia will not require a person holding a valid Australian visa to have a label in their passport to travel to, enter, or remain in Australia. Further details are available at the website of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection at the Australian High Commission, New Delhi.
For updated information on visa and migration and applicable charges please visit: Visa and migration - Australian High Commission, New Delhi, India
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