After Your Citizenship Test/Interview

You can expect us to:

  • advise you in writing of the outcome of your application after it is finalised
  • liaise with your local council to arrange your attendance at their next available ceremony
  • provide you with the reasons in writing for any decision to refuse an application, including how to apply for a review of the decision.

We expect you to:

  • provide any documents or information we request within the specified time or such other time agreed with you
  • quote your file or other reference number if you need to contact us or send us documents
  • understand that following approval of your application, the waiting time for you to attend your ceremony is usually within six months but can vary
  • advise us of changes in your residential address or other contact details by completing and lodging Form 929 - Change of address and/or passport details (260KB PDF).