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Hey guys, I'm in Perth - I was eligible to apply for citizenship early June, i applied almost immediately, I think June 11th 2020, I received an email this week with my test scheduled for November 2nd 2020, which is obviously just over a month away!

How soon after passing the test, are people getting dates for their ceremony? I am aware of the processing times website but in my experience it has always been wildly over exaggerated.

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Open test centre locations have been updated again at https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/citizenship - quite a few more QLD and WA locations now available.

Currently, in-person citizenship appointments are available at:
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Adelaide SA
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Brisbane QLD
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Canberra ACT
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Cairns QLD
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Darwin NT
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Hobart TAS
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Parramatta NSW
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Perth WA
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Sydney NSW
  • Services Australia office, Albany WA
  • Services Australia office, Bunbury WA
  • Services Australia office, Bundaberg QLD
  • Services Australia office, Geraldton WA
  • Services Australia office, Kalgoorlie WA
  • Services Australia office, Karratha WA
  • Services Australia office, Kawana Waters QLD
  • Services Australia office, Mackay QLD
  • Services Australia office, Mount Isa QLD
  • Services Australia office, Rockhampton QLD
  • Services Australia office, South Hedland WA
  • Services Australia office, Toowoomba QLD
  • Services Australia office, Townsville QLD
Last updated: 21 September 2020​
 
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I went to the test appointment. She just got my passport and driving licence and I took the test.

BUT she said she would email me form 1399 and asked me to fill it out and sent it.

It’s for the military service that I did in the past and all other information about my life.

Anyone had a similar experience? Does it mean my process is gonna be veryyyyyyyyy long?
 

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I went to the test appointment. She just got my passport and driving licence and I took the test.

BUT she said she would email me form 1399 and asked me to fill it out and sent it.

It's for the military service that I did in the past and all other information about my life.

Anyone had a similar experience? Does it mean my process is gonna be veryyyyyyyyy long?
yep, same thing happened to me, i hope at least it takes another one month :(:(
 

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Hi All

please see my time line for citizenship application

Application acknowledged -08/05/2019-Toowoomba-QLD
Requested for more details on -30/03/ 2020(Provided same day)
Asked to change the test Centre to Brisbane- 25/08/20
Test Invitation received from Brisbane- 01/09/20
Test /Interview -15/09/20
Approval- Still waiting
My wife's application got approved same day- 15/09/20 and received Letter via mail 23/09/20

I think they are waiting for Police clearance for my application
Quick Update
I got Approval on 01/10/20
Now waiting for the Ceremony:)
 

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Hi All

please see my time line for citizenship application

Application acknowledged -08/05/2019-Toowoomba-QLD
Requested for more details on -30/03/ 2020(Provided same day)
Asked to change the test Centre to Brisbane- 25/08/20
Test Invitation received from Brisbane- 01/09/20
Test /Interview -15/09/20
Approval- Still waiting
My wife's application got approved same day- 15/09/20 and received Letter via mail 23/09/20

I think they are waiting for Police clearance for my application
Quick Update
I got Approval on 01/10/20
Now waiting for the Ceremony
Congratulations Arosh. So did it take one month from the test date to the approval?

I uploaded the form the same day, I mean the test day
 

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Hi All

please see my time line for citizenship application

Application acknowledged -08/05/2019-Toowoomba-QLD
Requested for more details on -30/03/ 2020(Provided same day)
Asked to change the test Centre to Brisbane- 25/08/20
Test Invitation received from Brisbane- 01/09/20
Test /Interview -15/09/20
Approval- Still waiting
My wife's application got approved same day- 15/09/20 and received Letter via mail 23/09/20

I think they are waiting for Police clearance for my application
Quick Update
I got Approval on 01/10/20
Now waiting for the Ceremony
I checked this morning and my Immiaccount shows "approved" status updated two days ago. But I haven't received any approval email from them. Anyhow, it's approved now and now should be waiting for the ceremony invitation
 

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My husband sent an email request to change test centre from Toowoomba to Brisbane 28/9/20 and didn't receive a response - plus we thought they weren't going to process it since Toowoomba has started in-person test/interviews again.

He received his appointment letter today (9/10/20) with his test/interview date 27/10/20 in Brisbane! Very happy since it's also during his university vacation and he won't have to study for the new test (that starts 15 Nov).
 
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My husband sent an email request to change test centre from Toowoomba to Brisbane 28/9/20 and didn't receive a response - plus we thought they weren't going to process it since Toowoomba has started in-person test/interviews again.

He received his appointment letter today (9/10/20) with his test/interview date 27/10/20 in Brisbane! Very happy since it's also during his university vacation and he won't have to study for the new test (that starts 15 Nov).
wow! Happy for you:)
 

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Hello All,
I am a new member here. I have been watching this page quiet sometime everybody's post and the responses are really helpful for a newbie like me and others who are still in the search for more assistance.

My timeline

Eligibility - 27 Sep 2020
Applied 8 Oct 2020

In Adelaide - South Australia


Update

Got interview / test date
 

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I got my Virtual ceremony date as 20/10/20 today :)
That's incredibly quick! Congratulations!!!

You might be able to vote in the QLD state election - I couldn't find the enrolment cutoff time. You can definitely vote in the Groom by-election (enrol by 2 Nov, vote on 28 Nov). Groom is the Toowoomba region's seat in the house of representatives.
 
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