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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’.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
All legalisation forms that we offer are listed here.
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.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.
Australia has strict border measures in place to protect the health of the Australian community.
This page provides information on the DFAT COVID-19 registration portal. Read on to learn more about: