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Passports and Travel

Find information for Australians travelling overseas, including Smartraveller, passports and foreign visa requirements. For overseas visitors travelling to Australia, see Immigration and Visas.

Smartraveller

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Travel advisory and consular assistance service. Provides travel advice for countries and events, guidance about travel insurance and staying safe and healthy, and getting help overseas.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Visas – Australian travellers

Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. Provides links to visa information for some countries Australians visit frequently and links to foreign embassies and consulates in Australia.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Passport Office

Apply for an Australian passport, resume a passport application, or report a lost or stolen passport. The Australian Passport Office provides passport services and information for Australian citizens.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Dual nationals travel information

Provides travel information and tips to dual nationals. Includes information about what dual nationality is, how people become dual nationals and the implications of dual nationality when travelling overseas.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Duty free concession

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Lists the duty-free concessions available to travellers entering or returning to Australia.

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Movement records

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Provides a link to the form where you can request access to your own international movement records recording arrivals and departures to and from Australia.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Passports – apply for, renew or report a lost or stolen Australian passport

Need a passport urgently? Ask about the Priority Processing Service when you lodge your application. Lost or stolen passports must be reported as soon as practicable after you become aware of the loss or theft.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Passports – change of Name

If you wish to change the name that appears in your passport, you must provide originals of documents that explain all name changes you have had since birth or obtaining Australian citizenship.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Passports – Child alert request

A Child Alert Request is a warning to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that there may be circumstances which prevent the issue of an Australian passport or other travel documents to a particular child.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Register before travelling overseas

All Australians travelling overseas should register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before travel. Your registration information will help find you in an emergency.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

State and territory offices

Australian offices of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Travel documents for entry to Australia

Everyone travelling to Australia must present a valid and approved travel document as evidence of their identity and nationality.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection