The Australian Government is strengthening the requirements to become an Australian citizen. There are various changes being proposed, which are currently under consideration (see next column).
Cuurently, at the time you apply you must have been:
You must also meet character requirements and pass a citizenship test.
For children 16 or 17 years old, if meeting this requirement would cause significant hardship or disadvantage, you will need to provide proof.
Children under 16 do not need to meet the general residence requirement but must be permanent residents.
There are some special rules that may apply to PNG nationals with (former) Australian citizen parents, depending on where and where they were born. We have experience in handling such cases.
Please contact us for an overview of current requirements and to work out the best strategy for a successful application for Australian Citizenship.
For more information please see the Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection website.
The Australian Government is strengthening the requirements to become an Australian citizen. As such, there are many benefits to choosing Coral Coast Migration Service, a professional Registered Migration Agent, to assist with your application.
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Children born overseas to an Australian citizen parent may be eligible apply for Australian citizenship.
Just to inform you T and J got their citizenship application approved; they got the letters through the mail today.
Good morning Nick, I just wanted to let you know that we finally applied this last Thursday! Thank you very much for your help, it's extremely appreciated and allowed me to not go crazy. I am now confident that everything will be ok. Anyway, it was simply to say a final thank you for your help. I will definitely recommend your service to anyone.
Hi Nick, Thank you very much for all of the effort you have put into this. This was emotionally charged from our end and you helped take that out. We were expecting this to take at least 12 months but thanks to you this has happened in 4-5 months. Feel free to put me forward as a reference to any prospective clients that come your way. I will be spreading the word around too.
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