Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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If you're pregnant and planning to travel overseas, research your destination before you go. Being informed about the risks will help you manage them.
When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
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