Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

Temporary Residence (Social/Cultural Purposes)- Visas and Migration

Temporary Residence (Social/Cultural Purposes)

General Information

Some temporary residence visas are processed at dedicated processing centres in Australia. 

Some visas can be processed in New Delhi, however most require an approved sponsorship and nomination by an Australian organisation before a visa can be granted.  Sponsorships and nominations must be lodged and decided in Australia.  Please follow the links below to investiagte the specific requirements for each visa.

Visas Processed in Australia

See: Entertainment Visas

See: Occupational Trainee Visas

See: Specialist Entry Visas


Visas Processed in New Delhi

The visas below can be processed in New Delhi if the applicant is outside of Australia.  Please follow the links below for more information including how to apply and for sponsorship and nomination requirements. 

See: Longstay Activity visa for religious workers, professional sports people some exchange arrangements and certain domestic staff. 

See: Training and Research visa - only the research stream of this visa is processed in New Delhi.  Occupational trainee and other stream applications must be sent to Australia for processing.

See: International Relations visa

Fees and Charges

See: Fees and Charges