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Australia Tourist Business and Family visit Visa Checklist


Family Visit

Invitation/sponsorship letter from Australia: The letter should contain the name as per passport, contact numbers, email Id and current address, employment details, visa status of the inviter/sponsor along with the name ,relationship purpose and duration of stays of the persons being invited from India. Also requires sponsor’s bank statements, employment proof, income tax details, rental agreement utility bill copy, copies of passports and visa etc.


Tourist Visit

Hotel Accommodation

Day Wise Itinerary , Tour Confirmation Vouchers, Tour Payment Receipt, Ticket Copy


Business Visit

Invitation from Company / Organization / Conference ,Exhibition Invitation/ Entrance Ticket

Hotel Accommodation


Documents from persons traveling:

    1. Original passport ( 6 months validity )                                                   Original
  2. Old Passports (if any)                                                                            Original 

    3. 2 Photographs, white background, glossy finish, 3.5 cm X4.5 cm          Original
  4. I.T. returns (ITR V ) for last three years                                                 1 A4 Copy each
  5. Updated Bank Statement for last six months                                          Original
  6. Fixed Deposits and any other savings                                                     Original ( Copy With Letter from Bank)
  7. Valuation Report

    8. Covering Letter from Passenger


    10. Other  family members ID card copy( Who are not traveling )

If Businessmen:

  1. Covering letter to the consulates should be in Business letter head   Original

  2. Certificate of Registration                                                                  1 A4 Copy

  3. Memorandum of Association                                                             1 A4 Copy

  4. Articles of Association                                                                        1 A4 Copy

  5. Partnership Deed if Partnership Firm                                                  1 A4 Copy

  6. Company Bank Statement – last 6 months                                        Original

  7. Company I.T. paper with Balance sheet - last 3 years                        1 A4 Copy

If Student:

  1. Leave letter from the Institution(During Working Days)                   Original 

  2. Bonafide Certificate (During Vacation)

  3.  ID card Copy


  1. Employment proof                                                                          

  2. Salary slip for last three months     

Honeymoon Couple:


  1. Marriage Certificate                                                                            Original + 1Copy

(If the husband name is not endorsed in the wife passport)


If Child Traveling without Parents:


  1. NOC from parents in Rs.20 stamp paper                                            Original + 1Copy

            duly attested by Notary Public

  1. Passport copy of parents                                                                     1 A4 Copy

            Same applicable if not traveling with spouse


If Wife Traveling Without Husband                                             


          NOC from Husband with Husband passport Copy




1.        NOC from Govt.                                                                       Original

            2.        Leave letter                                                                              Original



1.        3 months Salary Slip                                                                  COPY

            2.        Leave letter                                                                               COPY


        Retirement Proof / Letter / Pension Book Copy




       1. This Checklist and Details are for Residents of Kerala.


       2. All Letters to be addressed to


           The Visa Officer

           Australian High Commission

           New Delhi


NOTE: The Embassy / Consulate / High Commission reserve the right to request further documentation. or personal interview with the visa officer.

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