Piracy is a major issue around the world. Explore this page to learn about high risk areas for piracy, how to reduce your risk and where to get help.
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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.
This page will help you understand the risks and take appropriate precautions before you head out on the water.
Understand how and when the Australian Government can help overseas. Read the Consular Service Charter in Simplified Chinese (领事服务).
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The Australian Government can provide some notarial services. The services we provide depends if requested in Australia or overseas. We charge fees for our service.
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’.
Before you go on a cruise, make sure you take steps to be prepared, and reduce your risks of things going wrong.