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Citizenship
Australian citizenship residency requirement
You can request for Ministerial discretion or waiver if you are not able to meet the general residence requirements Australian citizenship residency discretions & exemptions – residence requirements or having lived in Australia is necessary to ensure that a person who wishes to become an Australian citizen has spent sufficient time in Australia to gain...
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To be granted Australian citizenship, the Department must be satisfied with your identity. Citizenship by conferral and identity requirement – if you are applying for Australian citizenship by conferral under the Australian Citizenship Act 2007, the Department must be satisfied as to your identity pursuant to s. 24(3). Section 24(3) states that the Department must...
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Australian Citizenship granted to children born in Australia on their 10th birthday
You be exempt from sitting for Australian citizenship test Australian citizen test – if you apply for Australian citizenship by conferral under section 21 of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007, you will be required to satisfy the Minister, amongst other things, that you understand the nature of the application, possess a basic knowledge of the...
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Australian Citizenship granted to children born in Australia on their 10th birthday
Children abandoned in Australia are automatically granted Australian citizenship Citizenship for children abandoned in Australia because they are Australian citizen as defined in section 4 of the Australian Citizenship Act  2007 (‘ACA”) by reason of them being a “person …. found abandoned in Australia as a child” within the meaning for section 14. Section 14...
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Australian Citizenship granted to children born in Australia on their 10th birthday
There are 7 ways you can lose your Australian citizenship Giving up Australian citizenship or cessation of Australian citizenship – there are 7 ways you can lose your Australian citizenship. Australian citizenship is governed by the Australian Citizenship Act 2007. You may cease to be an Australian citizen by: Renouncing under s 33Engaging in certain...
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Australian citizenship by birth Australian citizenship by birth – children born before 20 August 1986 acquired Australian citizen by simply using their birth certificate issued by an Australian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages. This is enough to confirm you are an Australian citizen provided your parents were not in Australia as foreign diplomats or...
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Australian citizenship and character requirements
Australian citizenship and character requirements go hand-in-hand and whether you will be granted Australian citizenship will depend on whether you are of good character. Australian citizenship application and character requirements Australian Citizenship and Character Requirements – when applying for Australian citizenship you are required to be of good character. Why is Australian Citizenship and Character...
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Children born on plane or ship
Children born on a plane or ship If a child is born on plane & ship, which is the child’s country of birth? A child born on plane & ship is taken to have been born at the country where the plane or ship is registered. If a pregnant Chinese lady is flying from Shanghai...
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Australian Citizenship granted to children born in Australia on their 10th birthday
A Child born in Australia to illegal non-citizen parents can apply for Australia citizenship on his/her 10th birthday Australia Citizenship granted to children born and live in Australia for at least 10 years even if their parents are illegal non-citizens Australian Citizenship may be granted to children who are born and live in Australia for...
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Australian Citizenship granted to children born in Australia on their 10th birthday
Australian Citizenship Australian Citizenship Residence Requirement: How many days to do you have to live in Australia to apply? Is there an Australian Citizenship residence requirement? Generally, the Department of Immigration (Department of Home Affairs) can refuse your application for Australian citizenship if you spent too much time in another country. In the case of...
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