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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. It also explains the difference between our travel advice and the COVID-19 related travel bans.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
This page provides an overview of where to get help before and during your travels. Our assistance will depend on the circumstances and availability of consular resources.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
Handy checklist to tell you what you need to do before you head off on your trip.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.