If you would like to become an Australian Citizen you can either visit www.citizenship.gov.au to download the relevant forms; telephone 131 880 or you can approach your local Australia Post office to lodge an application for citizenship grant.
After completing the relevant paper work, you will be interviewed and then all information will be assessed by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA).
Once your application has been assessed, your Certificate of Australian Citizenship is forwarded to the Council. Council offers new citizens the opportunity of having either a private presentation ceremony with the Mayor or Special ceremonies are also held on Australia Day. New citizens are invited to bring along family and friends to participate in the ceremony.
So, in short, the steps to follow to become an Australian Citizen are:
|Last Updated on Friday, 24 September 2010 11:56|