Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
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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 Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
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.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
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’.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.