We aim to reach a decision on 80 per cent of fully complete citizenship applications within the timeframes detailed below. It should be noted that individual actual processing times will vary depending on a range of factors.
Important note on indicative processing times:
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- They show the time taken to reach a decision on a complete application and do not include additional time required to attend a Citizenship Ceremony or receive a Citizenship Certificate.
- They apply to citizenship applications lodged with complete documentation. Missing documentation will result in a longer processing time for applications.
- Processing times given are for processing 80 per cent of all applications received and apply from the date a complete application is received by us.