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There’s plenty you can do to reduce the risk of theft, muggings and robberies when you travel.
Read our general advice on reducing your risk of being assaulted. See practical tips on staying safe and avoiding danger.
Never buy, use or travel with illegal drugs when overseas.
Read more about the legislative protections designed to prevent child sex offences abroad.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Simplified Chinese (中文 简体).
A community hub for Smartraveller information and advice in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt).
Read general travel advice in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) before you go. Learn about laws, entry requirements, insurance, dual citizenship, travelling with children, getting help overseas and more.