Advice for Australians staying overseas, including questions on whether to stay overseas or return to Australia, and travelling to other countries and within countries.
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Advice for Australians overseas who are trying to return home to Australia.
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.
Read our advice on COVID-19, including leaving Australia, trying to get home, arriving in Australia and staying overseas.
Following changes to international travel that came into effect on 1 November 2021, DFA
COVID-19-related information for Australians and permanent residents in Australia who want to go 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’.
Information on biosecurity processes and border controls that follow your arrival in Australia.