The Department of Immigration and Citizenship is responsible for all matters related to Australian Citizenship.
If you are interested in becoming an Australian Citizen, contact the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. To find out if you are eligible for Australian citizenship, call the Department's Citizenship Information Line on 131 881 from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm. The Department will let you know if your application has been successful.
What happens when my application is approved?
When your application has been approved, your name will go on a waiting list for attendance at a citizenship ceremony, which is conducted by us. You will receive a letter from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, advising you of the date and location of the citizenship ceremony. If you urgently need to attend a ceremony, contact the Department of Immigration and Citizenship on 131 881 and they may be able to make special arrangements for you.
Citizenship ceremonies are held at the Clocktower Centre, Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds.
Australia Day, Saturday 26 January 2013 commencing at 12 noon
- Wednesday, 27 March 2013 commencing at 7pm
- Wednesday, 8 May 2013 commencing at 7pm
- Wednesday, 17 July 2013 commencing at 7pm
- Wednesday, 4 September 2013 commencing at 7pm
- Wednesday, 30 October 2013 commencing at 7pm
When is my citizenship ceremony?
To confirm the date of your scheduled citizenship ceremony, call the Department of Immigration and Citizenship on 131 881.
Invitations will be sent by The Department of Immigration & Citizenship to attend your Citizenship ceremony.
For more information on our citizenship ceremonies, call Jackie Di Giorgio on 9243 8776.