You must be of good character to visit or live in Australia. This means you must pass the character test, and remain of good character.
You must meet the character requirements if you are applying for:
- Australian citizenship
Immigration may ask to provide a police certificate (also called a penal clearance certificate) from every country you lived in. If immigration asks you for one, it will usually be if you are over 17 and lived in any of the countries, including Australia, for at least 12 months in the past 10 years.
Police certificates are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. They must cover:
- the time you turned 16 up to the issue date OR
- the whole time you were in the country
Passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the date of application.
LINK TO APPLY INDIAN POLICE CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE