Australia is a favorite country among migrants to immigrate not only it provides opportunities in abundance but also getting Australian citizenship is a cherished status, and thus, it is not a matter of surprise that the comprehensive community of migrants want to be an Australian citizen.
As per the information available,over 5 million people have received Australian citizenship. A ceremony is being conducted to honor the new citizens where they pledge their loyalty, and in return Australian government grants them the rights and duties of an Australian.
What can Australian citizenship give you?
As an Australian citizen, you are entitled with so many benefits:
How to get Australian citizenship?
You must explore the most appropriate way to acquire the Oz citizenship. There are basically two broad categories of getting citizenship:
Hence, for second case, you must be a permanent resident of Australia.
Also read- how to apply for Australian Permanent Residency
The following mentioned points are the cases in which you may apply for the Australian citizenship
A child born in Australia having at least one parent, who has either the nation’s citizenship or an Australian permanent residency, automatically becomes the citizen of the nation
You may ask for an Australian passport just because of your parent(s) has one, in case your parent claimed citizenship, then it is mandatory for them to live in Australia for at least two years before your birth.
If you have a spouse/de-facto partner/partner/ who is a permanent residency holder of Australia, in this case you may apply for Australia Family Visa and after that can apply for Australian citizenship.
If you are a New Zealand citizen, shifted to Australia before 27 February, 2001 then you can apply for the Australian citizenship without being the permanent resident holder of Australia. However, if you shifted post the mentioned date, you first need to hold the Australia permanent residency and reside there till 10 years. After that, you may apply for Australian citizenship.
Apply for Australia PR under different visa categories, the most common being the skilled migration visas that allows you to live and work in Australia.
Thus, being the holder of Australia PR, you may apply for Australian citizenship if:
If you are able to comply with the above mentioned requirements, then you may apply for the citizenship of Australia.
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