Services for Australians Overseas
Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has advised that the online survey form for people located overseas in now open (https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au/survey/).
Further guidance on the online survey and other participation options for eligible Australians that are overseas continues to be available on the ABS website at https://marriagesurvey.abs.gov.au/overseas.
What we can and cannot do
The Australian Embassy in Dili provides consular assistance to Australian and Canadian citizens travelling and living in Timor-Leste. To find out more about our role, and what services we can and can\'t provide, please read our Consular Services Charter.
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
- Taxation issues
- International driving permits
- Birth, marriage and death certificates
- Police clearances
- Marriage overseas
- Authentications and apostilles
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.
Notarial Services fees to increase from 1 January 2017
Notarial service fees will increase from 1 January 2017, following a recommendation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Functional and Efficiency Review.
Notarial service fees have not increased in 16 years.
The new fee schedule takes into account the annual rate of inflation in Australia since fees were last increased, the growing cost of delivering notarial services and rising demand. The new fee schedule aligns with notarial service fees charged by commercial providers.
From 2018 onwards, notarial service fees will increase annually in line with the Consumer Price Index published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
For some services there are free alternatives available to clients, such as witnessing of documents by medical practitioners or police officers.