Tropical storms and tornadoes are serious risks in some destinations. In others, it's severe winter or summer weather you need to prepare for.
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Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and there's been an earthquake nearby. Learn how and where to get help.
Find out what to do if you're travelling overseas and a volcano has erupted in or near your location. Learn how and where to get help.
Foreign authorities may request a document to be issued with an Apostille or an Authentication certificate before they will accept it. This is called ‘legalisation’.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise 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.
Information to help you understand what consular staff in Australia and overseas can do to assist prisoners and their families when someone is arrested overseas.