CSRA is a commercial company working in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs to provide Australian biometric collection services in Colombia
The Australian Biometrics Collection Center (ABCC) operates within the guidelines of the client service principles of the Department of Home Affairs.
If you are lodging a visa application to travel to Australia and you are in Colombia you will need to make an appointment to have your Biometrics collected at an Australian Biometric Collection Centre (ABCC). There are two ABCCs in Colombia: Bogota, Medellin.
Please note that paper applications for a student visa after 1 July 2016 will be invalid and returned to the applicant together with payment of the student visa application charge.
The final date for lodging student visa applications via paper with the AVAC in Colombia is 27 June 2016.
From 1 July the AVAC will no longer accept paper applications for ANY visa subclass as all applications are now available on line.