Becoming an Australian citizen

To become an Australian Citizen: 

  1. Visit the Department of Home Affairs website to check if you are eligible.
  2. Complete the relevant application forms.
  3. After completing the forms, you will be interviewed and your application will be assessed by the Department of Home Affairs.

You can also phone 13 18 80.

Once assessed and approved, your Certificate of Australian Citizenship is sent to Council ready for the Citizenship Ceremony.

Dates for citizenship ceremonies in 2021

  • Tuesday 26 January 2021 (Australia Day) 
  • Tuesday 18 May 
  • Tuesday 15 June
  • Tuesday 05 October
  • Tuesday 16 November 

COVID Safe requirements will apply and may affect the number of guests allowed to attend.