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Changes to Smartraveller

Important changes to Smartraveller are coming. Our new Smartraveller website will be launched in November. It will include a simpler system for getting travel advice updates and a new approach to registration. Read more.

Risks in luggage and mail threaten Australian farming

African swine fever (ASF) is a serious animal disease that has already wiped out more than a quarter of the world’s pig population. ASF is a highly infectious disease that could have a serious impact on Australia’s pig industry.  ASF is present in Vietnam. You can help stop the spread of ASF by not packing or sending pork products to Australia. Australia has banned all personal imports of high risk pork products including sausage, salami, ham, bacon and other smallgoods. Get the facts on ASF by heading to Read more here

Australian Minister for Agriculture visits Vietnam

Australia’s Minister for Agriculture, Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie, enjoyed a busy and productive visit to Vietnam in late August 2019. Minister McKenzie met with Vietnam’s Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, to discuss the strong and expanding relationship and followed this with visits to Australian-invested companies and Vietnamese enterprises importing and selling Australian products.  See more photos on Facebook.

Joint Statement between Viet Nam and Australia on 23 August 2019


Other news and media releases.

Latest Story

Find out more about the Government's activities in Vietnam through the personal stories of those who support and benefit from our work. Read more here.

Hoàng T Huệ– From selling postcards in Hanoi to a Vietnamese restaurant in Australia


Passport and Notarial
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Visas and Migration          

 Passport and Notarial services are by appointment only.

The Passport and Notarial counters are open from 08:30 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

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Australia in Vietnam

Studying in Australia

Find out abotu Australia’s world class universities, vocational programs, schools, scholarships and pathways to study.

Australian Aid

Development cooperation: The Australian Government will provide an estimated $89.6 million in total ODA to Vietnam in 2015-16.

Australian Trade Commission

Doing business with Australia: Australia and Vietnam share a robustly growing commercial relationship.