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Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Traditional Chinese (中文繁體).
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).
If you're leaving Australia, travel insurance is just as essential as your passport. The CHOICE buying guide makes finding the right travel insurance easy.
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.