Information on biosecurity processes and border controls before and after your arrival in Australia.
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We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
This page explains our travel advisories for destinations, how we develop and update our travel advisories and what each advice level means in travel advisories.
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.
This page provides general advice about what to do if you find out an Australian friend or family member has been kidnapped overseas.
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’.