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Australian Citizenship By Conferral

If you’re already a permanent resident of Australia, you can take the next step by becoming an Australian Citizen and enjoy the benefits including the right to vote, access to government services, and the ability to travel on an Australian passport.

Australian citizenship by conferral is a pathway through which eligible individuals can become Australian citizens through an application process. It is an important step for permanent residents and other eligible visa holders who wish to fully integrate into Australian society, enjoy the rights and privileges of citizenship, and become active members of the Australian community.

Man happy to have received Australian citizenship

Australian Citizenship By Conferral

If you’re already a permanent resident of Australia, you can take the next step by becoming an Australian Citizen and enjoy the benefits including the right to vote, access to government services, and the ability to travel on an Australian passport.

Australian citizenship by conferral is a pathway through which eligible individuals can become Australian citizens through an application process. It is an important step for permanent residents and other eligible visa holders who wish to fully integrate into Australian society, enjoy the rights and privileges of citizenship, and become active members of the Australian community.

Becoming An Australian Citizen By Conferral

Becoming an Australian citizen by conferral is a pathway available to people with permanent residency in Australia. Citizenship by conferral involves applying for Australian citizenship and fulfilling the eligibility requirements set by the Australian government. 

It is advisable to seek professional advice and guidance from immigration experts to navigate the process of obtaining Australian citizenship through conferral.

Australian Citizenship Eligibility Requirements 

To apply for Australian citizenship, several requirements must be met.

These requirements include that you must:

    • Be an Australian permanent resident
    • Have lived in Australia for a period of four years with absences of less than 12 months
    • Have lived in Australia for the last 12 months as a permanent visa holder with absences of less than 90 days
    • Be of good character
    • Have an adequate knowledge of your responsibilities and privileges as an Australian citizen
    • Intend to reside in Australia or to preserve a close connection with Australia

The Australian Citizenship Test

The Australian Citizenship Test is a component of the citizenship application process. 

The test consists of multiple-choice questions testing an applicant’s knowledge, and covers various topics, including government, law, national symbols, and Indigenous culture. Applicants must achieve a passing score to fulfil the citizenship requirements.

Australian Citizenship Ceremony 

An Australian Citizenship ceremony is the culmination of the  journey and is a celebration for new citizens of Australia. Participants are asked for three pledges:

“I affirm my loyalty to Australia and its people, Whose democratic beliefs I share, Whose rights and liberties I respect, And whose laws I uphold and obey.”

Invitations are sent four weeks before the ceremony, and each local council arranges the time and location.

Our Citizenship Services

If we haven’t already assisted you with your Permanent Residency and other visas along your immigration pathway, we will arrange a discovery call to find out more about your situation and whether you have a partner and/or family members who are also seeking citizenship.

After our discovery call, your dedicated Migration Agent will develop a Migration Strategy that will outline the steps involved and the details required to lodge your citizenship application.

Once you have approved the Strategy we propose, we take over and begin your application using the documents and information you provide.  We are able to lodge your citizenship application on your behalf with the Department of Home Affairs, which takes away the stress from you!

Apply for an Australian Citizenship

Step 1

Once you reach out to Absolute Immigration, we set up a discovery call to understand what your needs are and what Visa best suits you.

Step 2

From there, we will send you a Strategy proposal outlining the steps we will take to assist you in getting a Visa for you to sign off on.

Step 3

Now our team leaps into action, following immigration pathways, taking care of the paperwork and helping you through the entire application process.

Take the first step and schedule a call

Call us

You can get in touch with the team on our support lines: 1300 227 658 or +61 (03) 9827 3721. Alternatively, you can book a free 10 minute consultation through our Acuity Portal.

Email us

You can get in touch with the team through our support email: aisupport@absoluteimmigration.com

Australian Citizenship Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Department of Home Affairs, the majority of Australian Citizenship applications are processed within 11 months, while most applicants will have the chance to attend a ceremony within eight months of their application

Becoming an Australian citizen offers several benefits, including the right to vote, access to government services and welfare, eligibility for an Australian passport, increased job opportunities, and the ability to apply for home loans and own property.

To apply for Australian citizenship, we recommend seeking guidance from a Registered Migration Agent. Contact Absolute Immigration to connect with our  experienced team who can assist you throughout the application process.

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