The Department of Immigration & Citizenship have introduced Australian Visa Application Centres across Pakistan. The AVACs will provide convenient access to immigration and citizenship services for clients. Clients will be able to lodge visa applications, undergo biometrics collection and also access user pay services such as; sms notifications, photo booth, an internet kiosk and photocopying services. From 10 December 2012, biometrics collection will be introduced as part of the visa application process.
AVACs will operate in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. The locations of the three AVACs are:
- Australian Visa Application Centre Islamabad, 14–B, Sadiq Plaza, G–9 Markaz, Islamabad
- Australian Visa Application Centre Karachi, 43/1/D, Razi Road, PECHS, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi
- Australian Visa Application Centre Lahore, 20, Ex American Centre Building, Opp. Ganga Ram Hospital, Queens Road, Lahore.
Further information can be found at the AVAC website.