Citizenship

Council runs citizenship ceremonies throughout the year. See how you can become an Australian citizen.

How do I become an Australian Citizen?

The first step in becoming an Australian citizen is to contact the Department of Home Affairs.

Most applicants will be required to sit the Australian citizenship test. Following the successful processing of your application, wait for the arrival of your approval letter from the Department of Home Affairs.

Approximately six months after receiving your approval letter, you will receive another letter from the Department of Home Affairs, inviting you to attend an Australian citizenship ceremony at Liverpool City Council.

DateVenueTime
Saturday, 17 April  
Saturday, 24 April  
Saturday, 22 May  
Contact: Alyson Infanti, Citizenship Coordinator, 02 8711 7680 / 0409 863 064

Council is not able to speed up the application process or hold your ceremony before approval has been given.

All citizenship information is handled by the Department of Home Affairs, including allocation of ceremony dates and times. The Department of Home Affairs will not under any circumstances move people forward on the list or give preference to attend a ceremony.

If you have any enquiries regarding your approval letter and date of Citizenship, please contact the Department of Home Affairs on 131 880.

Council's Citizenship Officer can be contacted on 02 8711 7680. Council is unable to answer questions on your Citizenship status and where your application is on the waiting list.

Council's Customer Contact Centre can be reached on 1300 362 170.

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