24-hour emergency consular support
If you're an Australian citizen and you have serious concerns about your welfare or that of another Australian overseas, contact your local Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate, or call our 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on
- 1300 555 135 within Australia
- +61 2 6261 3305 from anywhere in the world.
Read more about getting help overseas on Smartraveller.
We maintain travel advisories on Smartraveller for over 175 destinations, assigning an overall advice level to each. The advice levels reflect the risks for Australian travellers in each destination. We also provide general advice on a range of travel topics.
Visit Smartraveller to explore our travel advice for all destinations.
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The Australian Passport Office and its agents are committed to providing a secure, efficient and responsive passport service for Australia.
Visit the Australian Passport Office for more about passports.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade does not issue visas for overseas travel or visiting Australia and can’t provide specific information on visas.
Read about visas for Australians travelling overseas.
Find out about visas to visit Australia.