- Are the child of a permanent resident or citizen of Australia
- Hold a permanent resident visa and looking for citizenship
Ever wished you were Australian? Ever wanted to say â€˜I am Australianâ€™. Australian citizenship offers tremendous rewards. By becoming an Australian citizen you will be joining a unique Australian community. Becoming an Australian citizen means that you are making an ongoing commitment to Australia and all that this country stands for. Australia is a democracy. Citizenship gives you the opportunity to fully contribute in building the countries democratic nation. It means that you are ready to perform your responsibilities as a formal member of the Australian community.
You can become an Australian citizen in a number of ways:
- Citizenship by descent â€“ this option if for you if you were born overseas to an Australian Citizen.
- Citizenship by adoption â€“ this option is for you if you were adopted by an Australian Citizen in accordance with The Hague Convention or Inter country Adoption.
- Resuming your Australian Citizenship â€“ this option is for you if you lost or gave up your Australian Citizenship.