Australian Citizenship

How to become an Australia citizen 

  •  You can obtain an Australian Citizenship in different ways. You must meet our criteria before you apply. Conferral and descent are the most common ways to apply
  • Become an Australian citizen (by conferral)
  • Permanent residents or New Zealand citizens

This is for:

  • Australian permanent residents aged 18-59
  • children aged 16 or 17
  • children 15 years or younger applying with a parent or guardian
  • Commonwealth Child Migration Scheme migrants
  • eligible New Zealand citizens
  • partners or spouses of an Australian citizen
  • refugees or humanitarian migrants

Become an Australian citizen (by conferral) Person 60 years or over

This is for:

  • permanent residents aged 60 years or over
  • Commonwealth Child Migration Scheme migrants
  • eligible New Zealand citizens
  • partners or spouses of an Australian citizen
  • refugees or humanitarian migrants Become an Australian citizen (by descent)

Your parent was an Australian citizen when you were born overseas 

This is for:

  • people born overseas to a parent who is or was an Australian citizen and for parents to register a child born overseas

Please be advised that the above information is brief information only, please contact a registered migration to talk about your individual circumstance and lodge your visa. MILES INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANCY is authorized to give immigration assistance.

Other pathways

  • Become an Australian citizen (by conferral) Child 15 years or younger applying on their own
  • This is for permanent residents aged 15 years or under who apply on their own Become an Australian citizen (by conferral)

Born to a former Australian citizen

  • This is for children of former Australian citizens

Become an Australian citizen (by adoption)

  • A child adopted outside Australia by an Australian citizen
  • This is for a child born overseas who is adopted by an Australian citizen

Become a citizen (by conferral) Person born in Papua before independence in 1975

  • This is for people born in Papua before independence from Australia in 1975

Become a citizen again (resume citizenship)

  • This is for people who used to be Australian citizens

Obtain Australian citizenship (by conferral) Born in Australia and are stateless

  • This is for people who are born in Australia and are stateless.

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