Studying overseas can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you're doing a quick school trip or an extended university exchange, it's important to be prepared.
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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’.
Explore this page for information about how to find out if you need your document legalised and which documents we can legalise in Australia.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides notarial services overseas. We deliver these services through our embassies and consulates.
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.
Information for Australians going overseas for surrogacy. Learn about types of arrangements, laws, citizenship and visas.
All legalisation forms that we offer are listed here.
At any time there’s around one million Australians living and working overseas. Properly preparing for a long stint will make the transition less stressful.