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Applying for citizenship

Want to become an Australian Citizen? Your first step is to visit the Citizenship website or call the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

Applications must be made to the Department of Immigration & Border Protection.

Council has provided several answers to Frequently Asked Questions in regards to citizenship and the citizenship process.

Attending a local citizenship ceremony

Once your application for citizenship is approved, the Department of Immigration & Border Protection will send successful applicants an invitation to the next available citizenship ceremony in Monash.

Citizenship ceremonies are held every 2-3 months in Monash.

The ceremonies will be held at Robert Blackwood Hall (Monash University, Clayton campus - 1 Wellington Rd, Clayton), from 6pm, on:

  • Monday 20 March 2017
  • Monday 24 April 2017
  • Monday 29 May 2017
  • Monday 24 July 2017
  • Monday 11 September 2017
  • Monday 13 November 2017

At the ceremonies, successful applicants are asked to pledge their allegiance to Australia and its laws. Participants are able to invite family members or other guests along to share in their special moment. RSVPs are not required for family members and guests to attend citizenship ceremonies.

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Last updated: 02 February 2017