Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
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Read general travel advice in Simplified Chinese (中文) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.
Browse our general advice pages on a range of travel topics, to learn what you need to know before you go.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
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.
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.