Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

Acceptable Guarantor Occupations - India

Acceptable Guarantor Occupations - India

Guarantor Occupation Groups

An Australian passport applicant's identity must be clearly established and may require a guarantor.

A guarantor may be either:

  • the holder of a current Australian passport with at least two years validity; or
  • the local equivalent of the occupational categories listed below.


Occupational Category Occupational Category

Accountants to whom the following membership status applies:

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia,
  • Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants
  • National Institute of Accountants
  • Association of Taxation and Management Accountants
  • Registered Tax Agents

Members currently serving in the regular

Australian Defence Force

  • with at least five years continuous service
Bailiffs Members of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries in Australia
Barristers, Solicitors and Patent Attorneys Pharmacists

Bank Managers

Police Officers

  • with at least 5 years continuous service
Chartered Professional Engineers Postal Managers
Clerk of Courts

Public Servants

  • current full-time employees of Commonwealth, State, territory or local Governments or Statutory Authorities
  • who have been employed continuously for at least 5 years by their current employer

Registered Medical Practitioners

Registered Nurses


Elected Representatives of:

  • Federal Parliaments
  • State Parliaments
  • Territory Parliaments
  • Legislative Assembly of Norfolk Island
  • Municipal or Shire Councils
Registered Veterinary Surgeons
Holders of Statutory Government Offices for which an annual salary is payable Sheriffs
Judges Stipendiary Magistrates


  • full time and who have been teaching for more than 5 years at schools or tertiary institutions