Services for Australians Overseas
The Consular Services Charter – What we can and cannot do.
The charter outlines the consular services and assistance provided by the Australian Government.
In some circumstances, our assistance may be limited. See the full charter here for all the details.
Travel information for Australians
Smartraveller has the latest, authoritative travel advice so you can be informed and prepared about overseas travel. Subscribe to receive travel advice updates - by simply supplying your name and email address – straight to your inbox.
You can now also subscribe to the new SMS service - by supplying your mobile number – to receive critical alerts in the event of a crisis overseas.
In a crisis, Smartraveller will activate a crisis page on its website. It will make it easier for you or someone you know to contact the Australian Government if you need help. It will supplement the consular emergency hotline.
Click on the following links to view the latest travel advisories on:
You can receive notifications of any changes to the travel advice by subscribing to the travel advice.
Travel Bulletins and Other countries
Get the latest travel advisories and the latest news and guidance on general issues of interest to the Australian traveller.
Passports and Notarial Services
Appointments for passport applications or notarial services are available between the hours of 9:00~12:00 p.m. and 1:30~4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday at the Australian Embassy, Seoul. The Embassy public holidays are available here .
Living in Country
• Taxation issues
• International driving permits
• Birth, marriage and death certificates
• Police clearances
• Marriage overseas
• Authentications and apostilles
• Australian Community in Korea
• Teaching English in Korea
• Distance education options for Australians living overseas
A gateway to information about Australian benefits, payments and services
Returning to Australia
Handy information for returning from a holiday or moving back to Australia.