Step 1: Ensure your eligibility
Make sure that all the eligibility requirements are met before going ahead with the next step.
Step 2: Keep your documents ready for submission
The documents required to apply for citizenship include:
- original police certificates
- ID proof
- Character requirements proof
- Residency requirements proof
- Scanned copies of original documents in case you are lodging an application online
Please attach all documents requested further for lodging your application
Step 3: Apply for citizenship
An application can be lodged from within Australia or from overseas. Complete the application form online correctly and factually and submit the required documents.
Step 4: Attend the interview
Most individuals aged between 18 and 59 years are called in for an interview as well as a citizenship test. An appointment is fixed for the same and informed to the candidates.
Step 5: Await the decision on the application
As you wait for the application result, you may be asked to submit additional documents. Also, if there are any changes in your circumstances, they must be updated to the Australian authorities.
Step 6: Get the outcome
Written notification of the result will be sent to you.
Step 7: Take part in the citizenship ceremony
Most approved applicants are invited to attend a citizenship ceremony. Here, they will have to make the Australian Citizenship Pledge.
Important note: Check your email regularly after submitting your application. Processing times may vary to get your citizenship application approved. Let us help in the final step of achieving your ultimate Australian dream.