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  1. Visas and immigration
    Just creating a thread of Australian Citizenship 2020 to get idea from others :):);):rolleyes::cool: Eligibility:19 Dec 2020 Will Apply: 22 Dec 2020 Test: Home Affairs know Ceremony: Home Affairs know You can give us some advice prior to apply our application :) Our one month countdown already...
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    Hi, I find myself in a bit of a confusing situation: My sister and I would like to apply for the Australian citizenship. My father was born in Australia, moved back to Europe (Germany) with his family when he was 11, and then told me that he acquired the German Citizenship when he was 17 or...
  3. Visas and immigration
    Good day, I have just applied for Australian citizenship online yesterday, and submitted the following; *Evidence of first arrival in Australia (present foreign passport stamps for entry into Australia) *Evidence of present country of citizenship (present foreign passport) *Evidence of date...
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    Almost 13,000 people from 129 countries marked the national day in Australia by becoming new citizens in 336 ceremonies across the nation despite controversy over the date. There have been growing calls for the date of Australia Day to be changed from 26 January because it represents the start...
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    Hi I have been a permanent resident for the past 5 years. But for 6 months this year (jan 2017 - July 2017) I have been living in the United Kingdom. I called Immigration but they were useless and said that they cannot confirm if I can apply...does anyone know if I am eligible to apply for...
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    Hello, My father is a dual Australian UK citizen(he was born there and moved here as a kid) and I am wanting to apply for my citizenship - by descent with form 118, looking for a better life than the UK for my newborn. Only problem, dad and I aren't on good terms, we do not talk but he has...
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    There is a danger that the proposed changes to the criteria for meeting the Australian citizenship test may be unattainable for many current permanent residents, according to a submission from migration agents. The Migration Institute of Australia, which represents migration agents, has...
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    Proposed changes to the criteria for meeting the Australian citizenship test may be unattainable for many current permanent residents of Australia and should be re-examined, according to migration agents. The Migration Institute of Australia, which represents agents across the country, believes...
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    Details of changes to the Australian citizenship test that will make it harder are to be made public this week. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton will introduce a bill to parliament for detailed examination before it goes to a vote, but it is not expected to meet much opposition...
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    Becoming an Australian citizen is set to get tougher with the Government strengthening the requirements, including more stringent English language skills and a minimum of four years residency. According to Immigration Minister Peter Dutton, the aim is to make sure that those applying for...
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    Hi We are sisters from Pakistan ,and we are having Life threat and Living Under Extreme Persecution and Physical and Mnetal Torture , We are Unable to do anything here to save us, So we decided to apply for Special Humanitarian Visa Sub class 202 , Can Anyone guide us What we need to Apply...
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    Hi Guys... I'm hearing about changes in Australian Citizenship Test to take place soon... What would be its impact /possible impact ? Plus any news when these changes to come in effect? I'' overseas, if I return now, Would be able to apply in Feb,2017 but If I return next month, would be...
  13. Visas and immigration
    Hi There Today I lodged my application for Australian Citizenship. I need some advise on timeline. How long does it take to have a Interview appointment. I am little nervous. Thanks advance Rox
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    Hi ,is there anyone who has the experience of changing the test location for Australian citizenship.I have got the confirmed test date but due to change in job location (though same state WA) I was wondering if I can change the test location as well.I am aware that I need to fill form 922 as...
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    Correct Field How to correct changes using form 1022 ?
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    Is Birth certificate a must requirement when applying for Australian Citizenship? I have friends in Australia from India who have got Australian citizenship without providing Birth Certificate document. They have used Passport or 10th certificate instead of Birth certificate. As Passport...
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    The Department of Immigration and Border Protection in Australia has made it easier to find out how to apply for citizenship. Following research and consultation changes have been made to the DIBP's citizenship pages on its website. "We've improved the navigation to make it easier to find what...
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    Hundreds of people in Australia are being investigated for potential links to terrorism and could face losing their citizenship, it has been confirmed. The Australian Government has introduced legislation that means that dual nationals could have their citizenship revoked if they have been...
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    Hi, Can someone please clarify my queries. I am skilled independent PR (visa 175) living in Sydney for last 3 years. My PR visa is going to expire on Nov-16 and planning to renewal it. Can i apply citizenship during Nov-16 rather than renewing the PR I understand four years eligibility come...
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    Dear All, Good Day. Hope you are enjoying the long weekend. Today I am going to apply online for citizenship from 887 visa. However, I have got some confusion while started application online. We are a three member family (me, my wife and our only kid). My first question is- # Can I apply for...
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