What are Convention Travel Documents or Certificate of Identity documents issued through the Australian Passport Office?

A Convention Travel Document (CTD) may be issued to someone who is recognised by Australia as a refugee under the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees dated 28 July 1951.

A Certificate of Identity (COI) may be issued to someone who is about to leave Australia and is either stateless or unable to obtain a travel document from the country of which they claim to be a national.

More information is available on the Australian Passport Office website.

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