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Hi Friends,

I am going to complete 4 years on PR by this 25th Feb 2020. I am currently in Adelaide - and my family is in Sydney. I am doing FIFO once every fortnight. I just want to know if I can apply citizenship from Adelaide or Sydney.

I think that the citizenship quota mainly dependent on the council where you stay, and if you apply from Sydney it might take longer as there are huge number of applications waiting and Sydney has a limited quota, whereas its different in Adelaide as Adelaide has a very few applications pending or in queue ( when compared with Sydney ) and you might get picked faster...that too I stay in a suburb in Adelaide and not in CBD where there are more chances to get my citizenship faster. Appreciate it if you can please provide some inputs in this regards. Citizenship is very crucial to me, as my parents are old and I need to go home asap. Please provide some inputs or any advise to get my citizenship faster. Appreciate it.

Thanks for reading friends, AC-DC

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The applications are managed by DHA and the councils have no involvement apart from conducting citizenship ceremony, which again is booked by DHA, not the council.

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The applications are managed by DHA and the councils have no involvement apart from conducting citizenship ceremony, which again is booked by DHA, not the council.
Hi Nilkot, Thanks for your reply. But I have heard that the number of applications or the speed of which an application is processed depends on city to city....in perth my friend got it in 7 months and in Melbourne - Glen huntly council it was 6 months and Sydney another guy got it in 17 months....and how is it different in different cities, if its not based on council / quota. May I know the reason please ?

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Queensland and Victoria are processing applications relative faster but NSW isn’t slow either. I believe SA is a bit slower in processing. Have a look on immitracker.

At the end, the processing time depends on n number of factors.

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Queensland and Victoria are processing applications relative faster but NSW isn’t slow either. I believe SA is a bit slower in processing. Have a look on immitracker.

At the end, the processing time depends on n number of factors.
May I have a link of the immigration tracker please.

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i dont think you should base your decisions on the tracker. you don't have the same data as the 189 visa for example. there are thousands of people waiting to get their test dates/invites etc which the tracker won't reveal. Also, some people had their approval within hours and others days/months. if you think you are going to be living the same place for the next year or so, i suggest you use your home address. There is not enough information available to make an informed decision and get a quicker turnaround i believe.

i lodged my application in february 2019 and my ceremony is in March this year. I could have taken off probably 2-3 months if i knew i could reschedule my test date. but that's it.lodge and wait.

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i dont think you should base your decisions on the tracker. you don't have the same data as the 189 visa for example. there are thousands of people waiting to get their test dates/invites etc which the tracker won't reveal. Also, some people had their approval within hours and others days/months. if you think you are going to be living the same place for the next year or so, i suggest you use your home address. There is not enough information available to make an informed decision and get a quicker turnaround i believe.

i lodged my application in february 2019 and my ceremony is in March this year. I could have taken off probably 2-3 months if i knew i could reschedule my test date. but that's it.lodge and wait.
Personally, I don't think application processing time is dependent on addresses. Yes, some states are do process applications faster. but that depends on how complex ones case is, travel history, etc. factors beyond the applicants control.

So changing the address to process application faster is wishful thinking, i believe.

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Hi Nilkot, Thanks for your reply. But I have heard that the number of applications or the speed of which an application is processed depends on city to city....in perth my friend got it in 7 months and in Melbourne - Glen huntly council it was 6 months and Sydney another guy got it in 17 months....and how is it different in different cities, if its not based on council / quota. May I know the reason please ?

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Application processing is dependant on many factors and each case is different. You cannot compare different individuals and their time taken for processing with yours.

Having said that, I guess it is a little crazy to base your Citizenship application purely on council waiting periods, for you never know how things pan out in the coming months.

I have two contacts in Sydney suburbs filled with migrants, having their ceremony within couple of months of approval. It's not all that bad at all.

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Hi All,

Can you please update my next steps. I have applied for the citizenship on 1st March 2020. Now what are my next steps, first my application will be approved 2nd they will ask me to given an exam and 3rd my citizenship will be confirmed after my test results. 4th my ceremony swearing. 5th is my passport. Is it correct ? Please help me by providing the right steps. Appreciate it.

thanks in advance guys,

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Hi All,

Can you please update my next steps. I have applied for the citizenship on 1st March 2020. Now what are my next steps, first my application will be approved 2nd they will ask me to given an exam and 3rd my citizenship will be confirmed after my test results. 4th my ceremony swearing. 5th is my passport. Is it correct ? Please help me by providing the right steps. Appreciate it.

thanks in advance guys,
apply>wait for your test date> bring the date forward if you can>pass your test>get approval> wait for ceremony date>attend ceremony to get your certificate.

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