We deliver a range of consular services for Australians travelling or living overseas. We deliver our services through Australian embassies, high commissions and consulates overseas.
Understand when and how we can help. Read the Consular Services Charter.
- Travel advisories
- Subscription service
- General travel advice
- Legalising documents
- Overseas voting
- Passport services
- Consular emergency support
- Crisis response
- Information in other languages
Travel advice for destinations
We offer a subscription service. You can subscribe to stay in the loop when we update your destination's travel advisory.
- Subscribe to updates for your destinations.
General advice on travel topics
We provide general advice on a range of travel topics. See our advice for
We offer some voting services overseas. We deliver these services at some of our embassies, high commissions and consulates.
Legalising documents (notarial services)
We offer a range of notarial services.
We offer passport services in Australia through the Australian Passports Office. We deliver passport services overseas through our embassies, high commissions and consulates.
Consular emergency support and crisis response
We provide urgent support for Australians overseas. We deliver this service though our embassies, high commissions and consulates.
We also support Australians through our 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra.
In some situations, we initiate a crisis response. This is usually when a crisis affects many Australians in a destination.
Information in other languages
We provide the Consular Services Charter and general travel information in 6 other languages.
We offer printable brochures on different travel topics, and offer bulk printing to businesses.
The consular charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government. In some circumstances, our assistance may be limited.