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Learn what to do if you're worried about the welfare of an Australian overseas. See advice and information about missing persons.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Most Australians have a great time overseas, however, sometimes things don't go as planned. See our page for general advice when things go wrong overseas.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.