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We work closely with a range of government and not for profit partners to prepare our advice, and to promote Smartraveller.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.
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.
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. It also explains the difference between our travel advice and the COVID-19 related travel bans.
The Australian Government delivers passport services for Australians through the Australian Passport Office. Read more about passports in Australia and overseas.
We deliver a range of consular services for Australians overseas. These include travel advice, notarial services, passports, consular support and crisis response.
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.