Citizenship processing while overseas

Going Overseas while Citizenship is processing.

Question: Will going overseas, after applying for Australian Citizenship, affect the processing of an application?

In normal circumstances the processing of an Australian Citizenship application will be paused while the applicant is overseas.

Wording from immi.homeaffairs.gov.au
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Australian Citizenship Pipeline 31 Dec 2021.

Australian Citizenship applications at 1 January 2022.

The Number of Australian Citizenship by Conferral applications on hand at 1 January 2022 was 144,721.

Almost half of that total were from applicants in Victoria, where the Covid-19 lockdowns had the worst effect.

  • 69,297 VIC
  • 48,790 NSW
  • 10,924 QLD
  • 6,116 WA
  • 4,156
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Citizenship Processing Times April 2022.

Australian Citizenship Processing Times April 2022.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship applications by conferral that reached a decision in April 2022.

From Date of application to decision.

  • 25% in under 8 months.
  • 25% between 8 months and 11 months.
  • 25% between 11 months and 16 months.
  • 15% between
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Citizenship Processing Times March 2022.

Australian Citizenship Processing Times March 2022.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship applications by conferral that reached a decision in March 2022.

From Date of application to decision.

  • 25% in under 8 months.
  • 25% between 8 and 10 months.
  • 25% between 10 and 17 months.
  • 15% between 17 and
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Citizenship Processing Times February 2022.

Australian Citizenship Processing Times February 2022.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship applications by conferral that reached a decision in February 2022.

From Date of application to decision.

  • 25% in under 8 months.
  • 25% between 8 and 10 months.
  • 25% between 10 and 17 months.
  • 15% between 17 and
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Hume City Citizenship Ceremony Dates

Hume City Council 2022 Citizenship Ceremony Dates.

Hume City Council Council conducts citizenship ceremonies on behalf of the Commonwealth Government.

These are the initial dates released for 2022.

  • Wednesday 26 January 2022 (Online)
  • Tuesday 8 February 2022 (Online)
  • Tuesday 22 February 2022
  • Tuesday 8 March 2022
  • Tuesday 22 March 2022
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Citizenship Processing Times January 2022.

Citizenship Processing Times January 2022.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship applications by conferral that reached a decision in January 2022.

From Date of application to decision.

  • 25% in under 7 months.
  • 25% between 7 and 10 months.
  • 25% between 10 and 17 months.
  • 15% between 17 and 30
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