Emergency Contacts Emergency Contacts

Important Notice

The contact numbers given below are meant to be called only in case of real emergency when an applicant needs to travel urgently in connection with death or serious sickness of a family member in India

In order to ensure that these numbers are only used for emergency calls, the person making the request for an emergency service should first send a brief SMS outlining the emergency situation he/she is in and the service required. The person would be contacted shortly thereafter by the emergency officer to address the issue.

Phone calls to the emergency numbers will not be responded to unless preceded by a SMS or a voice mail.

It has been noticed that most of the telephone calls received on the emergency contact numbers given below are made for non-emergency purposes, e.g., mostly for making a general enquiry or to know the status of one’s application for passport, visa, etc.

For all such enquiries, consular services desired, etc., applicants may contact the High Commission/Consulates or VFS helpline on its land line numbers mentioned for the purpose and during the timings indicated thereof.

Important Information - Emergency Visa

All emergency visa seekers may please note that a minimum notice of one day is needed to process emergency visas.

For ACT, Queensland
Name Mr. Varun Kumar Chikara
Designation Assistant Consular Officer
Address High Commission of India, 
3 Moonah Place, Yarralumla, ACT-2600
Email ppt.canberra@mea.gov.in
Phone 0432 585 493
For New South Wales and South Australia
Name Mr Rajiv Saxena
Designation Vice Consul (Consular)
Address Level 1,265 Castlereagh Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000
Phone 0420277261
For Victoria and Tasmania
Name Mrs. Vimlesh Sharma
Designation Vice Consul
Address Consulate General of India,
344, St. Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC – 3000.
Phone 0430 020 828
For Western Australia & Northern Territory
Name Mr Rajesh Kumar Bhati
Designation Vice Consul
Address Consulate General of India,
Lots 70-74, Level 6
12 St. Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000
Phone 0431743681
For Brisbane : It may be noticed that Visa/Consular services for Queensland are provided from Canberra
Name Mrs. Archana Singh
Designation Honorary Consul
Address Honorary Consulate of India,
175 A, Swann Road, Taringa, QLD – 4068
Phone 0422 309 952