Understand the local laws of the country you're visiting and the Australians laws that still apply to you when overseas
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Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
All legalisation forms that we offer are listed here.
There is an ongoing threat of kidnapping in many parts of the world. Explore this page to learn about reducing the risk of kidnapping, before you go.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
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.
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’.
A marriage must be entered into with the full and free consent of both people. Learn more about forced marriage.