Services for Australians Overseas
The Australian Government will proceed with the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey of all Australians on the Commonwealth Electoral Roll. Instructions on survey participation will be published on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) website.
For enquiries regarding the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey please refer to the ABS website, or contact the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey Information Line by dialling +61 2 6252 52 62 from overseas. Charges apply. The Information Line is open seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm (AEST).
Fee increases for Passports
Passport fees will increase in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as of 1 January 2017. The new fee schedule is available on the Australian Passport Office’s website. Please note fees must be paid in US Dollars in cash.
Fee increases for Notarial Services
There will be an increase in notarial fees from 1 January 2017. The new fee structure will better align with the commercial rates charged by public notaries. The new fee schedule is available on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s website.
What we can and cannot do
Assisting Australians overseas within limits
Travel information for Australians
Get the latest travel advisories and other traveller hints from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
On-line registration for Australians overseas
We encourage use of this online registration service by Australians planning to reside overseas for extended periods, and those travelling to locations where there are security risks.
Living in Country
A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services
Centrelink International Services
Provides information about Centrelink International Services, the area of Centrelink responsible for delivery of social welfare payments to customers who are outside of Australia for 13 weeks or more.
Returning to Australia
Handy information for Australians or residents returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.