The Consular Services Charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government to travellers overseas. Read the Charter to understand how we can and can't help.
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Travel Advice for Zimbabwe
We've reviewed our advice for Zimbabwe. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. The Zimbabwe general election will be held on 23 August. Civil unrest and political violence may increase in the lead-up to and following the general election.
Do you need a document legalised, or a Certificate of No Impediment for your upcoming marriage? The Australian Government can provide some notarial services.
If you're going overseas, travel insurance is as important as a passport. If you can't afford travel insurance, you can't afford to travel. Read our advice, and download the CHOICE travel insurance guide before you go.
News and updates
Travelling is often about letting your hair down and relaxing. But don't leave your manners and common sense at home when you get on the plane.
It's natural to want to hop on social media and share your travel adventures. But be aware. Not all countries are as relaxed as Australia when it comes to what you can access and share online.
Anzac Day services will be conducted in major cities and at war memorials around the world. If you’re planning to travel overseas to commemorate Anzac Day, understand the risks and plan ahead.
Coming back to Australia
Know what to do and what expect when you're heading home from your trip overseas.
With passport demand on the rise, don't leave your application to the last minute.
Allow a minimum of six weeks to get a new passport or renew one.
COVID-19 and travel
COVID-19 is still a global health risk. If you're considering travelling overseas, you must understand the risks of contracting COVID-19 in your destination.
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