Individuals and Travellers

Australian citizenship

​Information on how to apply for Australian citizenship, information for Australian citizens and Australian Citizenship Day.

Family at citizenship ceremony
  • Am I eligible?

    Read about proposed changes to Australian citizenship.

  • Current citizens

    Apply for evidence of your Australian citizenship, register your child born outside Australia, find out about citizenship for your adopted child, dual citizenship and renouncing citizenship.

  • Citizenship pathways and processes

    Pathways to becoming an Australian citizen, how to resume citizenship, your citizenship test and ceremony.

  • What's new

    Introduction of Australian Citizenship Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Requirements for Australian Citizenship and Other Measures) Bill 2017 into Parliament on 15 June 2017.

  • Citizenship social media hub

    Share your Australian citizenship story on our social media hub using #AusPledge and #AusCitzDay

  • Australian Citizenship Day

    Australian Citizenship Day occurs annually on 17 September and is a special day to reflect on being an Australian citizen.