Evidence of Australian citizenship - summary

For processing times, see Quick guide to Australian citizenship

This information is for you if you need to apply for evidence of your Australian citizenship.

Eligibility - you can apply if you are an Australian citizen. 

Documents - get documents that show your identity and other supporting documents that show how you became an Australian citizen.

Apply - pay the fee and apply for evidence of  Australian citizenship online (preferred) or using a paper application.

Citizenship certificate - if your application is approved, we will send your notice of evidence to the address you provided on your application form.


The fee for this application is AUD 190 unless you are eligible for an exemption.