Getting help overseas
We provide assistance to Australians in difficulty overseas, but there are limits to what we can do.
Consular Services Charter
Consular services and assistance provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Our consular officers will do their utmost to protect your privacy.
We provide legalisation of documents for Australians or people planning to use documents in Australia.
Register your travel plans
Register your travel plans so that we can contact you in an emergency.
Subscribe to travel advice updates
Receive up-to-date information about the countries you are interested in.
Call the Australian Passport Information Service (APIS) on 131 232 or visit the Australian Passport Office website.
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