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Australian citizenship

Find information about Australian citizenship including applying for citizenship, eligibility requirements, dual citizenship and how to obtain proof of citizenship.

Citizenship wizard

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Provides information about what to do and how to apply for Australian citizenship, including contact details for the Citizenship Information Line.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Applying for citizenship

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Permanent residents are encouraged to apply for Australian citizenship when they become eligible. How you apply for Australian citizenship will vary depending on your current circumstances.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Child born overseas to an Australian citizen

Information on citizenship for children born overseas to an Australian parent.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Citizenship test

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The citizenship test is designed to assess whether you have an adequate knowledge of Australia and the responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship.Includes a link to practice tests and a tutorial.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Current citizens

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Provides information on being an Australian citizen, including for long term residents in Australia, and revoking citizenship.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Dual citizenship

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Information on holding citizenship of two or more countries if the law of those countries allow. This is know as dual or multiple, citizenship.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Proof of your citizenship

Offers information on obtaining proof of your citizenship, lost or misplaced citizenship certificates, and making corrections to your certificate.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection