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Australia Citizenship Application Procedures

2018-10-17 08:33 Tag:Australian Encyclopaedia

As an immigrant country, Australian nationals come from all over the world. Many people who have the status of Permanent Resident in Australia will choose to join Australian citizenship. Now let's take a look at the detailed process of citizenship application in Australia today.

Citizenship requirements:
1.At the time of application, the applicant must hold a valid Australian permanent residence visa and has lived in Australia for at least 4 years;
2.The applicant has been holding the Australian permanent residence visa for at least one year. During the four years of residence in Australia, the accumulated overseas stay may not exceed one year, and the overseas stay shall not exceed 90 days one year before the application is submitted;
3.With good conduct, the applicant must provide a Police Check;
4.Able to communicate with basic English 
5.Willing to live in Australia and maintain close contact with Australia;

6.Have certain understanding of the responsibilities and rights of Australian citizens.

Citizenship application process:
1.Fill in and submit the application form through Immi Account;
2.Waiting for the notice to participate in the citizenship test;
3.Pass the citizenship test, make an oath, and issue a certificate;
4.Apply for an Australian passport
Citizenship examinations basically involve basic knowledge of Australian history, culture, and values. After that, the citizenship applicant must swear at the ceremony and receive an Australian Citizenship Certificate. After that, the applicant can apply for an Australian passport.
Granting of citizenship allows you to enjoy the following rights:
After becoming an Australian citizen, you will have the right to vote. It should be reminded that, according to the requirements of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 of the Australian Federal Election Act, voting is a duty of citizens, and citizens who do not exercise voting rights will be fined (Penalty);
Can participate in the army and politics;
Australian passports allow you to enter and leave Australia freely, as well as the convenience of entry and exit to countries with visa-free access to Australia.
Some citizenship will be automatically lost after naturalization in Australia
According to Nationality Laws of different countries, citizens of that particular country who have settled in a foreign country will automatically lose their nationality if they voluntarily join or acquire foreign nationality. Therefore, if you apply to join Australian citizenship, you may automatically lose your citizenship.
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