Death overseas is always a possibility. Even for people who are fit and healthy. Sometimes, things just go wrong.
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When death happens overseas it can be difficult. During this time, consular staff will do what we can to assist you. However, there are limits to our help.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls before and after your arrival in Australia.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
If you're going overseas to get married, you may need a Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage (CNI) to prove you're free to marry.
This brochure is designed to provide information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist during this difficult time.
All legalisation forms that we offer are listed here.
Anyone travelling to Australia from China, including Hong Kong and Macau, will be required to undertake COVID-19 testing within 48 hours before travelling to Australia.