AUSTRALIAN VISA APPLICATION CENTRES OPEN IN FIJI
14 September 2011
The Australian Government is pleased to announce the introduction of Australian Visa Application Centres (AVACs) in Fiji. There will be two AVACs located in Suva and Lautoka providing more convenient access to immigration and citizenship services for clients in Fiji. The introduction of the AVACs is part of improvements to service delivery across the South Pacific with 14 AVACs in 11 countries opening in coming months
The establishment of a second service point in Lautoka will be a first in Fiji, providing greater access and convenience for our clients in the West.
From September 26, all clients who wish to lodge Australian visa and citizenship applications in Fiji will do so at the AVAC located in Suva. The second AVAC in Lautoka will be operational from the end of October.
The AVACs will offer extended operating hours and convenient and comfortable offices for clients. Opening hours will be Monday-Friday 8.30am-4.30pm, with phone lines operating until 7pm.
The AVACs will also offer additional service options including SMS notifications, an internet kiosk, and photocopying.
The Suva centre will be located at:
Level 1, Mid City Mall
Corner Cumming Street and Waimanu Road
All postal and courier applications should be directed to:
GPO Box 333
Suva Fiji Islands
All visa and citizenship lodgement enquiries should be directed to the AVAC via:
Phone: (679) 3311 300
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
An application service fee of FJ$40 will be applicable.
All applications will continue to be assessed and decided by the immigration section of the Australian High Commission. Staff at the AVAC will have no involvement in the decision-making process or have any knowledge of the application outcome.