In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
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Foreign governments often require you to get a visa before they let you enter. This page provides general advice and information about visas overseas.
From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.
Read general travel advice in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Read our general advice for Australians planning to travel overseas with medications or medical equipment.
All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some countries.
Có những gián đoạn đáng kể đến việc đi lại quốc tế do COVID-19. Nếu đang có kế hoạch đi du lịch hay hiện đang ở nước ngoài, hãy chắc chắn là bạn lên kế hoạch trước và hiểu tất cả các rủi ro.
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.