Citizenship Processing Times August 2021

Australian citizenship by conferral Processing Times.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship application stages that reached a decision in August 2021.

From date of application to decision: 

  • 75% took under 11 months and 10% took over 14 months. This changed from 12-14 last month.

From date of approval to … Read the rest

How Long Can an Australian Citizen Stay Out of Australia?

Does an Australian Citizen need a visa?

I was recently asked why an Australian citizen needed a visa to return to Australia.

That question threw me totally, as an Australian citizen does not need a visa.

But that person had read on the internet that they did. I found it … Read the rest

Citizenship Processing Times July 2021

Australian citizenship by conferral Processing Times.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship application stages that reached a decision in July 2021.

From date of application to decision:  75% took under 12 months and 10% took over 14 months. This changed from 13-13 last month.

From date of approval to … Read the rest

Applying for Citizenship Outside Australia

Applying for an urgent Australian passport from Overseas.

If you are outside of Australia, you do not need to wait until you receive your Citizenship certificate to apply for an Australian passport.

This applies to Citizenship Certificates for descent and adoption applications.

Information on how to apply will be included … Read the rest

Citizenship Processing Times June 2021

Australian citizenship by conferral Processing Times.

The following processing times relate to Citizenship application stages that reached a decision in June 2021.

From date of application to decision:  75% took under 12 months and 10% took over 15 months.

From date of approval to ceremony: 75% took under 6 months … Read the rest