I have been living here in Australia for more than 4 years now with Australian PR ( SKILLED - INDEPENDENT -subclass 189). Now, I am trying to apply for Australian Citizenship by conferral. While filling up the Citizenship application, I looked back upon form 80 ( which I filled up...
I have a question for 4 years residence requirement for Australian citizenship. I thought that we have to stay in Australia for 4 years continuously to be eligible for citizenship. However, when I enter my residence date in residence calculator, it says as eligible. Just wanted to...
Sometimes I can see some applicants submitted later get processed earlier in the same processing Office. I am wondering are there any factors that could affect the processing speed? It looks like every state has its own DHA office but residents that are in different councils get...
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I have tried to calculate my residency eligibility and found out that the residency calculator is saying I am OK to apply on 09/05/2022, but when I proceeded to my application, it showed my residency requirements are not met. Here's...
Hello after my citizenship test i received a request to submit further documents and for one of the document I am not sure what to submit
Evidence of links between present and previous names - [registered marriage
and court issued divorce certificate (showing former and prior names), registered...
Hi Expat forum i need your suggestion for Australian citizenship application for my child. My citizenship was granted in August 2020. But my family they were granted Permanent Residency in April 2018 and move here in Australia last year in july 2021. Can i apply citizenship for my child he is 8...
As a PR for last 4 years I have been updating my addresses regularly on my immi account. Now I am in the process of filling Au Citizenship application and in that I am giving my last 5 years addresses. There are in total around 6 addresses (all in Australia) I have lived at during this...
I am originally from India. I had applied for my Australian citizenship in June 2021. I have now received a letter for the citizenship exam in Feb 2022.
My Indian passport is expiring in May 2022. Should I apply for renewal since the Australian citizenship is taking longer than expected?
I'm planning to explore Australian Citizen Application.
Is there a thread or group that will help me understand the process, pre-requisites, current trend and what to expect & not miss?
Would be great if someone throws light on this!
Hi, have anyone got invite for citizenship test in Melbourne VIC ? I got an email from DHHS in Sept stating tests are being cancelled until lockdowns are lifted by Victorian government. My test was booked in Melbourne cbd. Now lockdown has been lifted I still have not received any new date . If...
I'm in a process of filing citizenship application. I would be grateful if I can get some help with following:
Do I need to include National Identity card ? I'm not sure if I even have one (Nepal).
My daughter was born offshore and came to Australia when she was 8 years old. What do I...
Once someone becomes an Australian citizen, can he be outside of Australia without any ties in Australia for 15 years and then can come back to Australia and is still an Australian citizen or Australia can revoke citizenship or not allow that person to return?
We (my partner and I) have been in Australia for more than 4 years now and are eligible to apply for citizenship (currently Permanent Residents, thanks to this wonderful forum which helped considerably during that process :-) ).
Both of us have family homes, properties and other...
I have lived in Australiaon on two passports from same country, having new passport (from the same country) as old one has been expired.
Here is my scenario, I came to Australia in 2013 for one (1) year on work visa (457) on my old passport. After that, I have applied for PR (being...
I was completing my online citizenship form today and there is one question confusing me little bit. Summary follows:-
Q- has this applicant entered or departed Australia Since July 1990 ?
Q- Does the applicant have the details of previous application ?
Q- Give details of...
I am applying for Australian Citizenship now and I am facing some problems on few questions.
It asked for the Residential Evidence, I am trying to upload my bank account statement but it is asking for the Document Reference Number, which is not provided on my bank statement...
I stayed on work visa from Jan 2018 to Dec 2019. I have applied for PR after that and expected to receive PR on mid 2021.
For Australian citizenship, it says I should not be out of Australia for more than 12 months.
Suppose I get in Australia as PR on May 2021 then when will I get citizenship...
I have started filling my AU citizenship application and on the final page, the system asked me to provide the Indian PCC document. I can get a PCC from VFS but unfortunately, the PCC services are temporarily closed due to COVID situations and not sure when they resume. Is there a...
My Australian citizenship interview and test are scheduled next month.
However, my kids(2yrs old) who are on my application are currently overseas.
They will still be overseas at the time of interview.
As per the letter, kids under 16 are not required to attend the interview...