CitizenshipJuly 19, 2022 2022-08-19 14:25
AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN RIGHTS
Taking the step to become an Australian citizen is a very rewarding path
You are assigned a number of responsibilities and rights as a formal member of the Australian community. A glimpse of the key rights you are entitled to, as an Australian Citizen.
There are a number of ways to become an Australian Citizen
It is an automatic acquisition if you are born in Australia and have a parent who is an Australian citizen or a permanent resident at the time of your birth.
You are also automatically an Australian citizen if you are born in Australia and you are an ordinarily resident in Australia for a period of 10 years beginning on the day you are born.
but one of your parents at the time of your birth as an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to apply for the Australian Citizenship.
You may apply for an Australian citizenship if your adoption was completed outside Australia by an Australian citizen under the Hague Convention or Bilateral arrangement.
For many migrants the most common way to citizenship is Citizenship by conferral. Granting citizenship by conferral happens when you are a Permanent Resident of Australia or a New Zealand citizen and you meet specific eligibility requirements and pass the citizenship test.
Some eligibility criteria’s for citizenship by conferral are:
(but not limited to)
You are a permanent resident of Australia or eligible new Zealand citizen for the past 12 months
Living in Australia
You have been living in Australia for the past four years on a valid Visa
Stayed within Australia
You have not been away from Australia for more than 12 months in total in the past 4 years, including no more than 90 days in total in the past 12 months.
You must be of good character
Book a consultation to check your eligibility
If you are willing to take the next step and become an Australian citizen we can take you through the process and help you achieve your goal.