Individuals and Travellers

Australian citizenship

​Information on how to apply for Australian citizenship, information for Australian citizens, Australian citizenship day and the citizenship test.

Family at citizenship ceremony

Citizenship application fees changed on 1 January 2016.
See: Citizenship fee changes

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Wh​y should I become a citizen?

Becoming an Australian citizen is an important step in your migration story. You are choosing to make an ongoing commitment to Australia and all that Australia stands for.

See > Why should I become a citizen?

Applying for citizenship

The Australian government encourages permanent residents of Australia to apply for Australian citizenship when they become eligible.

How you apply for Australian citizenship will vary depending on your current circumstances.

See > Applying for citizenship or use the selection list below to find the right application type.

Can I apply for citizenship?

Select an option that best describes your situation. Need more help? Use the Citizenship Wizard.

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