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The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
Advice for Australians overseas who are trying to return home to Australia.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.
Travel zones are routes of travel that have eased COVID-19 border restrictions, either in Australia, in the destination, or both.
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’.
Many destinations are putting different entry and exit rules in place for vaccinated travellers. Read more to find out about COVID-19 vaccinations and travel.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.