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PA/30/06                                                                                   14 December 2006

Australian visa application centre opens in Cochin

A new Australian visa application centre opened in Cochin today. The centre, managed by an Indian company, TT Services, will begin its operations with immediate effect.

"The centre will make the visa application procedure easier for people in and around Cochin and from other parts of Kerala for travel to Australia,” said Ms Lyn Reitano, First Secretary (Immigration), Australian High Commission, New Delhi.

"I hope that the people in Kerala would welcome these new arrangements. The Cochin visa centre also reflects upon an ongoing effort on the part of the Australian Government to enhance Australian visa application services in India," said Ms Reitano.

TT Services Cochin is located at 39/4130, 1st Floor, Mareena Building, Ravipuram, M.G. Road, Cochin - 682016, Ph: 0484 - 4029660, Email: cochin@ttepl.com

Applications can be submitted at the collection centre between 9 am to 4:30 pm from Monday to Friday and it is advisable to lodge your application at the nearest TT Services Collection Centre. A list of all collection centres and their contact details is available online at http://www.ttsaustraliavisas.com.

Further information on visa application and collection services can be found at www.india.embassy.gov.au and www.immi.gov.au or TTS services +91 1 415 408 80 -81.