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Citizenship Timeline for years 2015-2016

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    1. Date applied
    2. City/Council area
    3. Online / Paper
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test
    6. Date of ceremony
    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal)

     

     

     

     

     

     

    1. Date applied: 27/03/2015
    2. City/Council area: Randwick - Ceremony sponsored by a club in Sydney not council
    3. Online / Paper: Online
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email: 01/04/2015
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test: 29/04/2015
    6. Date of ceremony: 28/06/2015
    7. Type of ceremony: Normal

     

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    1. Date applied- 29/04/2015
    2. City/Council area -Brisbane
    3. Online / Paper -Online
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email -
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test 28/05/2015
    6. Date of ceremony Waiting..................
    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal)

     


    IELTS (8.5/8.0/7.5/8.0) 21/04/2012, skills assessment CPA 3 jan 2014,EOI 189 7 jan 2014, Invitation 27 jan 2014, Application 31 jan 2014, Medicals 14 feb2014, PCC 21 Feb 2014, No CO correspondence , Grant 25 feb 2014.:biggrin:

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    1. Date applied- 29/04/2015
    2. City/Council area -Brisbane
    3. Online / Paper -Online
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email -
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test 28/05/2015
    6. Date of ceremony 7th October
    7. Type of ceremony: Normal

     


    IELTS (8.5/8.0/7.5/8.0) 21/04/2012, skills assessment CPA 3 jan 2014,EOI 189 7 jan 2014, Invitation 27 jan 2014, Application 31 jan 2014, Medicals 14 feb2014, PCC 21 Feb 2014, No CO correspondence , Grant 25 feb 2014.:biggrin:

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    1. Date applied - 20/8/15
    2. City/Council area - Melbourne, Banyule

    3. Online / Paper - Paper

    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/9/15

    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - 30/9/15

    6. Date of
      ceremony - TBA

    7. Type of
      ceremony - TBA

     

     


    From Kilmarnock, now in Melbourne :-)

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    1. Date applied - 1/09/15
    2. City/Council area - Adelaide/Unley

    3. Online / Paper - Online

    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/09/15

    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - Waiting

    6. Date of ceremony - Waiting

    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal) - Normal

     

     

     

     

    How long does it usually take for DIBP to contact you with a date for your citizenship test? Do they e-mail you or send a letter in the post? I've been waiting a week since I applied and still nothing...

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    1. Date applied - 1/09/15

    2. City/Council area - Adelaide/Unley

    3. Online / Paper - Online

    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/09/15

    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - Waiting

    6. Date of ceremony - Waiting

    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal) - Normal

     

     

     

     

    How long does it usually take for DIBP to contact you with a date for your citizenship test? Do they e-mail you or send a letter in the post? I've been waiting a week since I applied and still nothing...

     

    Hey,

     

    You will get an email for your citizenship test date. I got it in the 2nd week after applying.

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    IELTS (8.5/8.0/7.5/8.0) 21/04/2012, skills assessment CPA 3 jan 2014,EOI 189 7 jan 2014, Invitation 27 jan 2014, Application 31 jan 2014, Medicals 14 feb2014, PCC 21 Feb 2014, No CO correspondence , Grant 25 feb 2014.:biggrin:

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    1. Date applied: 01/07/2015
    2. City/Council area: Mornington Peninsula
    3. Online / Paper : Online
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email: 16/07/2015
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test : 31/08/2015
    6. Date of ceremony : Waiting
    7. Type of ceremony: Normal

     

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    ENS 121 Occupation: Office Manager. Vetassess success letter received 01/06/11. Nomination and Application lodged 29/06/11 Melbourne. Payment/Acknowledgement 30/06/11. CO 13/12/11 requesting repeat information. Pre-grant letter 22/12/11 PR GRANTED 03/01/2012

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    1. Date applied - 17/8/15

    2. City/Council area - Melbourne, Maribyrnong

    3. Online / Paper - Online

    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - 18/8/15 (actually within 2 hours of applying but due to lateness of time I applied technically the next day)

    4a. Date received the appointment date by email - 3/9/15

    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - 1/10/15

    6. Date of ceremony - TBA

    7. Type of ceremony - TBA

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    Chartered Accountant (England & Wales); Registered Tax Agent & Fellow of The Tax Institute (Australia)

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    Are you without your 'country of origin' passport for any period when applying for citizenship? How long does it usually take to get an Aussie passport?

     

    I'm eligible for citizenship at the moment but I've got two trips out of the country in the coming months so I need to time my application well

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    Are you without your 'country of origin' passport for any period when applying for citizenship? How long does it usually take to get an Aussie passport?

     

    I'm eligible for citizenship at the moment but I've got two trips out of the country in the coming months so I need to time my application well

     

    No. Not all all. You send a scanned copy of your passport with your application and take the original with you to the appointment/citizenship test.


    Chartered Accountant (England & Wales); Registered Tax Agent & Fellow of The Tax Institute (Australia)

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    1. Date applied - 13/02/2015
    2. City/Council area - Melbourne/Moreland City Council
    3. Online / Paper - Online
    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - early March 2015, issue with birth certificate. Test rescheduled(original date 31/03/2015)
    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - 14/05/2015
    6. Date of ceremony - TBA
    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal) - Normal

     


    820 Visa DOL:23/08/2015 l DOA:24/08/2015 l COO: Sri Lanka l PC:all done l Health Check:all done l DOG: 820 Visa granted 27/02/2017 :huh:

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    Hello everyone

    i applied for Citizenship on 24/09/2015

    online application-24/09/15

    council-city of south perth

    Immi office location -Perth WA

    lets see how long do they take to get an appointment email for test

    thanks

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    Hello everyone

    i applied for Citizenship on 24/09/2015

    online application-24/09/15

    council-city of south perth

    Immi office location -Perth WA

    lets see how long do they take to get an appointment email for test

    thanks

     

    Myself, oh and daughter got our appointment email (from Perth ) within 36 hours. Our son on the other hand had to wait 7 days for his, even though all our online applications were uploaded on the same day.

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    1. Date applied. 04/05//15

    2. City/council. Port Macquarie, Hastings council

    3 Online/ paper. Online

    4 citizenship test 22/05/15

    5 citizenship approval 28/05/2015

    6. Citizenship ceremony. 22/06/15

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    Date applied - 20/8/15

    City/Council area - Melbourne, Banyule

    Online / Paper - Paper

    Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/9/15

    Date of the Citizenship Test - 30/9/15; passed!

    Date of ceremony - TBA

    Type of ceremony - TBA


    From Kilmarnock, now in Melbourne :-)

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    Date applied - 20/8/15

    City/Council area - Melbourne, Banyule

    Online / Paper - Paper

    Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/9/15

    Date of the Citizenship Test - 30/9/15; passed!

    Date of ceremony - TBA

    Type of ceremony - TBA

     

    hello

    How and which website i can use for the practices.

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    1. Date applied - 1/09/15

    2. City/Council area - Adelaide/Unley

    3. Online / Paper - Online

    4. Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/09/15

    5. Date of the Citizenship Test - Waiting

    6. Date of ceremony - Waiting

    7. Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal) - Normal

     

     

     

     

    How long does it usually take for DIBP to contact you with a date for your citizenship test? Do they e-mail you or send a letter in the post? I've been waiting a week since I applied and still nothing...

     

    Update!

     

     

    Date applied - 1/09/15

    City/Council area - Adelaide/Unley

    Online / Paper - Online

    Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/09/15

    Date of the Citizenship Test - 15/09/15

    Date of ceremony - TBA

    Type of ceremony (Urgent/Normal) - Normal

     

     

     

    Do you guys reckon I would get into the Australia Day ceremony? I received my citizenship approval letter in the post about a week after I sat the test. Not sure what the cut off date was for making the Citizenship Day (17 Sept) ceremony, but hopefully I'm not far down in the queue for the following ceremony on Australia Day!

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    Unfortunately, nobody can tell you when you'll get your invite for the ceremony. That's completely up to your council and every council deals differently with citizenship matters and of course if they have a so called 'backlog' (= description of being overwhelmed and not well enough organized with hosting the right number of citizenship ceremonies).

    DIBP can't influence that, their work ended with sending the approval letter.

     

    Try to log on their website and have a look if they have announced when the next citizenship ceremonies are hosted.

     

    I think Unley Council will host a ceremony on Australia Day as here's the next misunderstanding occuring: not every council will do so 'just' because of Australia Day! Depends on funding and resources, my new council won't do that and will stick to Tuesdays + Wednesdays.

     

    Good luck to you for a quick ceremony and keep us updated!

    Edited by silencio

    IELTS 01/2011; TRA 03/2011; SS SA 05/2011; visa 176 lodged 06/2011; visa granted 08/2011; arrived in Adelaide 02/2012; Australian citizen 08/2016

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    Hello

    I gave the test on 05/09 and passed 100% because test was so so easy but representative said every thing is straightforward nothing wrong that I can see in ur application. they will do the police check?i m just wondering how long does it takes to check the records/background?

    how I can see the status (immi account does not help) and waiting time in high risk counties ?

    cheers

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    We were told at the time of the test that the next step would be to expect a letter from the department in 2 - 6 weeks.


    From Kilmarnock, now in Melbourne :-)

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    We were told at the time of the test that the next step would be to expect a letter from the department in 2 - 6 weeks.
    /same thing they told me to wait for the decision and a letter you will get.but they do the police check as well

     

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    Date applied - 20/8/15

    City/Council area - Melbourne, Banyule

    Online / Paper - Paper

    Date received the acknowledgement email - 1/9/15

    Date of the Citizenship Test - 30/9/15; passed!

    Citizenship approval letter - 8/10/15

    Date of ceremony - TBA

    Type of ceremony - TBA


    From Kilmarnock, now in Melbourne :-)

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