In 2015-2016, more than 133,000 foreign nationals from 190 countries took the oath to become Australian citizens. Generally, about 80 percent of migrants who reside in Australia for ten years become citizens. There are important advantages to becoming an Australian citizen. Some of these include:
Gaining a passport.
Entering Australia hassle free.
Being secure from deportation.
Travelling visa free to 169 countries.
Having the right to vote.
The criteria for eligibility for Australian citizenship and the particular citizenship process that you will follow is influenced by which citizenship route you are eligible for. There are quite a few paths to Australian citizenship. The following are just a few of the more common ones.
You may be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship if you:
Were born in Australia.
Have a parent who was born in Australia.
Have a partner who is an Australian citizen.
Have lived in Australia for the last four years, including the last 12 months as a permanent resident.
Are a former Australian citizen wanting to resume your citizenship.
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