Australian Consulate-General
Mumbai, India

 

 

Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Australian Consulate General in Mumbai. This site will provide you with quick, helpful and accurate information; and relevant links to Australian issues for Australians living and working overseas, as well as servicing Indian business and investment.

For Australians in distress, please call the Australian Consulate consular section on +91 22 67574900. If it is outside of business hours, you may call the Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on +61 2 62611289 or +61 2 62611213. If they cannot resolve your issue from there, they will make contact with a consular official in Mumbai who will get in touch with you.

 

Victorian state election

The Victorian state elections will take place on 26 November 2022. If you’re overseas you can still take part by applying online to vote by post.

In-person voting won’t be available overseas, but you can drop your postal vote at certain Australian embassies, high commissions or consulates or the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea in London.

If you’re not able to vote, you will need to let the Victorian Electoral Commission know by submitting an ‘away from Victoria’ form.

Visit the Victorian Electoral Commission website to learn more: www.vec.vic.gov.au/voting/2022-stateelection.

 

Scam alert – important information

For general advice on scams please refer to the Consular Services section on this website and what to do if you’re a victim overseas, refer to our I’ve been scammed overseas page on Smartraveller and  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission at the Scamwatch.

 

Passport services

A prior appointment is required for passport applications. The Australian Consulate-General, Mumbai looks after the jurisdiction of Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat. If you are located in any of the mentioned states, you can schedule a physical appointment by clicking on the link AustralianConsulateMumbai/Appointments

Since the reopening of Australia’s international border on 1 November 2021, the Australian Passport Office is experiencing significant increase in demand for new passports. As a result, applications lodged overseas could take up to nine weeks to be issued. Please ensure you allow sufficient time before your travel to renew/apply for a new passport.

For up-to-date information on India, please refer to the Smartraveller website.

The Indian government and Indian State governments are maintaining measures in the fight against COVID-19. Australians should follow the advice of local authorities to comply with these measures and minimise your risk of getting the virus.

Consulate staff will continue to update our website with relevant information as quickly as possible.

We can all help slow the spread of COVID-19. To protect yourself and others you must:

·      practise social distancing

·      practise good hygiene 

·      limit contact with other people

·      understand how to isolate if you need to

·      look after your mental health

Increase in passport fees

Effective from 1 January 2022 there will be an increase in the Passport fees. The fee structure is stated in the document below. Please note that you will be required to pay an equivalent amount in local currency. For more details you may contact the Australian diplomatic mission or consulate where you will lodge your application.

Please note washroom facilities are not available for visitors at the Australian Consulate-General Mumbai Office or in the building premises. The closest washroom facilities would be available at the Trident BKC or the Sofitel Hotel located within approximately 700 meters walking distance from the Consulate-General.

 

Visas – OCI requirements

Australian Citizens in India kindly refer to the Bureau of Immigration website for up to date information regarding Indian Visa and OCI requirements Indian Immigration. To extend your visa apply online through FRRO/FRO.

 

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