All travellers face risks overseas. Risks can be higher for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in some destinations.
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Many Australians adopt children from other countries. There are legal implications surrounding overseas adoptions both in Australia and in the child's country.
This page provides general advice about getting legally married overseas.
Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.
In many countries age, gender and sexual preferences can pose challenges. Understanding the culture and laws in your destination will help things go smoothly.
Australians love to travel, and love adventure.
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.