Are you an Australian permanent resident holding this status for at least 12 months? Have you been living in Australia on a valid visa for at least 4 years? If yes, then you may qualify for the next step in your Australian journey, which is attaining Australian citizenship by conferral.
In addition to holding permanent residency status and lawfully residing in Australia for at least 4 years, you must also meet the following requirements to be eligible for Australian citizenship:
- Not be absent from Australia for more than 1 year in the past 4 years including no more than 90 days in the past 12 months
- Be of good character
- Have basic knowledge of English language
- Intend to reside or maintain a close and continuing association with Australia
- Have adequate knowledge of responsibilities and privileges of Australian citizenship
How can we help?
Our Immigration lawyers ang agents can assess your Australian citizenship eligibility and help you understand the process and requirements involved in your application. Call us today to book a consultation and understand the specific requirements as they apply to your case.