Visit www.citizenship.gov.au or contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) on 131 880 for information about becoming a Citizen of Australia. This includes information about the Citizenship Test, your eligibility, and changes to your application.
Once you have been approved and received your letter of approval from the DIBP, you will be put on a 6 month waiting list for a ceremony. Council will receive your details one month prior to your allocated ceremony date and will then contact you at this time. Please do not contact council prior to recieving your invitation to a ceremony as we are unable to tell you where you sit on the waiting list.
5th December - Civic Centre, Dee Why
13 February - Glen Street theatre
6 March- Glen Street theatre
13 March- Glen Street theatre
3 April- Glen Street theatre
10 April- Glen Street theatre
8 May- Glen Street theatre
15 May- Glen Street theatre
All Ceremonies Commence at 6pm and host 90-150 candidates each.
Citizenship for Children
Family and Friends
We welcome your family and friends. We ask that you bring no more than two guests per candidate, so we can seat everyone. Guests will sit separately from the candidate during the ceremony.
When can I expect an invitation to my ceremony?
Northern Beaches Council currently has a wait list for your ceremony of 6 months from when you first receive your letter of acceptance. Please be patient while waiting for your invitation as your information is not provided to council until one month prior to your ceremony.
Enquiries and Eligibility
Enquries relating to your waiting time, application process and changes:Department of Immigration and Border Protection 131 880 or go to: citizenship.gov.au
Enquries specifically relating to your ceremony (not including your waiting time): Northern Beaches Council 9942 2603