Australian Visa Application

General Info

  • The Australian Government does not require holders of Australian visas to have a visa label in their passport. AHC is issuing electronic visa decision.
  • Pre appointment is required for visa submission.
  • Every applicant must present during the visa submission.

Letters should be addressed to –  The Australian High Commission, 21, R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Business Visa

  • Application form – Form 1415
  • Details of relatives form
  • Photogragh – Passport size with white colour background
  • Copies of all used pages from the passport and two copies from the bio and alteration pages
  • Request letter from the company – If employed.or Request letter in the letter head – If self employed (Purpose and sponsorship should be included and previous visits if available).
  • Financial Documents – Savings or Current Account statements – 6 months or FD Certificates with balance confirmation letters
  • Pay Slips for the last 6 months
  • Copy of Company Business Registration Certificate
  • Company Bank Statements for last six months – If company is financially sponsoring
  • Company’s last financial Audit report
  • Birth Certificates (Original with English translation).
  • Property details (Deeds/ Lease agreements) – If available
  • Vehicle registrations.- If available
  • Travel confirmation or Itinerary
  • Hotel confirmation / Sponsor details (passport copies, invitation letter, latest utility bills)

Sponsor’s / Invitor’s Documents

  • Invitation letter
  • Event schedule / Online registration confirmation – Exhibition

 Tourist / Visitor Visa

  • Application form – Form 1419
  • Details of relatives form
  • Photogragh – Passport size with white colour backgroundPersonal request letter by main applicant – mentioning all members names and passports numbers.
  • Copies of all used pages from the passport and two copies from the bio and alteration pages
  • Financial Documents – Savings or Current Account statements – 6 months or FD Certificates with balance confirmation letters
  • Employment confirmation letter with leave details
  • Business Registration / 6 months Company Bank Statements / Tax payment details for past two years – If self employed
  • Pay slips for last 6 months
  • Property Deeds.
  • Vehicle Registration.
  • All family member’s Birth Certificates (Original with English translation).
  • Marriage Certificate (Original with English translation).
  • Residence confirmation from Grama Sevaka Officer – Optional
  • Travel Itinerary.
  • Hotel Confirmation

Sponsor’s / Invitor’s Documents

  • Invitation letter.
  • Passport bio page copy
  • Birth certificate/ Marriage certificate to proof the relationship
  • Six months bank statements – if financially supporting
  • Tenancy agreement / Property deed / Mortgage statements.- if applicable
  • Latest utility bill

Contact Details

 High Commission of Australia

Address: 21, R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Telephone: +94 112 463 200, +94 112 463 270

Fax: +94 112 682 311

Website: srilanka.embassy.gov.au

E-mail: ahc@sri.lanka.net

The Australian Visa Application Centre

Address: No : 75, Arnold Ratnayake Mawatha, Colombo 10, Postal Code – 01000

Email: info.aulk@vfshelpline.com

Compliments and Complaints: feedback.aulk@vfshelpline.com

Website: http://www.vfsglobal.com/australia/srilanka

Helpline No: + 94 112 350601

Submission hours – Monday to Friday0800hrs to 1430hrs

Information – Monday to Friday 0900hrs to 1700hrs

Passport collection – Monday to Thursday 1100hrs to 1700hrs and Friday 1100hrs to 1600hrs

Processing times

Visa process will takes approximately 30 working days to process for normal application.

Tab 6 – Related links

VFS Website – https://www.vfsglobal.com/australia/srilanka/

High Commission Website – http://www.srilanka.embassy.gov.au/

Panel of doctors – https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/help-support/contact-us/offices-and-locations/list