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Australian Citizenship

There are a few different ways in which you can be eligible to apply to be an Australian citizen. Depending on your circumstances, you may need to take a citizenship test. You will need to be of good character and have a basic knowledge of English.

It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible about the whether you are likely to be accepted as an Australian citizenship. The process for application and requirements can often be complicated.

We can Help

One Law have a team of expert immigration lawyers who can help guide you through the legal process of applying for Australian citizenship.

The steps below explain how we can help you.

We make it simple

Our immigration law team is here to help. We would love to hear from you. You can get in touch with one of our lawyers by completing the online enquiry form below or by calling us on free call 1800 ONE LAW (663 529).

1

Meet With Us

We will meet with you at a time and place that is convenient for you. We will discuss the circumstances of your desire for Australian citizenship and how we will go about making the application on your behalf.

2

Review your information

We will review information supplied by you. We may also need some paperwork to confirm the information you have provided to us. We will consider the immigration law that applies to your case and determine whether you have a valid opportunity to seek Australian citizenship.

3

Commence drafting application for Australian citizenship

We will gather all the information required for you to apply for Australian citizenship. The application will need to be signed by you.

4

Lodge application for Australian citizenship and prepare you for citizenship test (if applicable)

When the application is completed, we will lodge it with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Unfortunately the processing time is out of our control. We will also prepare you for the citizenship test if applicable. The citizenship test will ask you questions about Australia and our history.

5

Review outcome of Australian citizenship application and determine next steps

If your application for Australian citizenship is approved, you will be able to attend a citizenship ceremony and make the Australian Citizenship Pledge. If it is rejected, we will advise you as to whether we think you have a chance of succeeding if we dispute the decision. You can then decide how you would like to go forward.

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1800 663 529