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Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
When you go overseas, you may be exposed to a range of infectious diseases. Before you go, learn about the health risks in your destination and see your doctor.
The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
Foreign authorities may request a document to be issued with an Apostille or an Authentication certificate before they will accept it. This is called ‘legalisation’.
Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.