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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP TIMELINES 2018-2019

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You shouldn’t need the form 1195.

They only ask for Passport, Birth Certificate, Medicare card and a bill with proof of current address.


PR (186DE) approved 12.03.2018

Applied Citizenship  12.03.2019

Invitation                    29.11.2019

Test Date                   09.12.2019

Approval                    09.12.2019

Ceremony                  16.03.2020

Northern Beaches Council, NSW

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Updating to say that I received my test invite/letter today (via email) for end of April 2020.

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309/100 visa application lodged 28/08/13 | Visa sub-class 309 granted 09/05/14 | Arrived NSW 27/05/15 | 100 (PR) visa application lodged 27/09/15 | PR granted 13/04/16 | Citizenship application lodged 18/06/19 | Citizenship test invite 02/03/20 | Citizenship test 27/04/20 Postponed on 7/04/20

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5 minutes ago, vickyplum said:

Updating to say that I received my test invite/letter today (via email) for end of April 2020.

Congratulations, a 8-9 month wait has finally ended for you. 🙂

Which council/region do you belong to?


Current status - Permanent Resident

Citizenship Application: 13/12/2019

Invitation: TBA

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

Mackay Regional Council, Mackay, Queensland

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11 minutes ago, Indianinoz said:

Congratulations, a 8-9 month wait has finally ended for you. 🙂

Which council/region do you belong to?

Thank you!  I am pretty pleased this is finally moving forward.

Wollongong Council but test is in Sydney CBD.

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309/100 visa application lodged 28/08/13 | Visa sub-class 309 granted 09/05/14 | Arrived NSW 27/05/15 | 100 (PR) visa application lodged 27/09/15 | PR granted 13/04/16 | Citizenship application lodged 18/06/19 | Citizenship test invite 02/03/20 | Citizenship test 27/04/20 Postponed on 7/04/20

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Can anyone recommend a good app for the citizenship test for Android please?

 

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Hi friends 

can anyone tell me how to get preparation materials for citizenship test

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20 minutes ago, Mush said:

Hi friends 

can anyone tell me how to get preparation materials for citizenship test

http://www.theaustraliantest.com/new-australian-citizenship-test/

http://www.aussiecitizenshiptest.com/new-practice-tests/

https://immi.homeaffairs.gov.au/citizenship/test-and-interview/our-common-bond

 

Edited by Kris9

Citizenship App: 07-Feb-2020
Test Invitation: TBA
Test Date: TBA
Approval: TBA
Ceremony: TBA
Council: Brisbane, QLD

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On 27/02/2020 at 18:41, Scorpio110 said:

Hi I am from Melbourne city 3000

Have you received invitation to ceremony?

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1 hour ago, denalist said:

Have you received invitation to ceremony?

No ,still nothing ,it has been 6 months now .what about you?

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10 hours ago, Kris9 said:

If these questions are representative of the questions that will be on the test....well....they could not have made it any easier for people to pass. I'm shocked at how easy it is, actually.

Wow.

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On 29/02/2020 at 15:22, samlab said:

That’s good news. I hope so.
We applied mid December and still no invite yet.

Were on The Sunshine Coast 

Hey mate.... Im also on the Sunny Coast.

 

Me and my partner applied in April/2019 and we haven't received anything yet. =(


Current status - Permanent Resident

Citizenship Application: 29/04/2019

Invitation: TBA

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

Sunshine Coast Council - Queensland

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Hi experts,

I have a query, just passed  my Citizenship Test today, so what is next ? Do I get an approval via post ? or any status will be updated in my immi account? Appreciate your valuable comments 

Below is my Time line

Applied Citizenship  10.11.2019

Invitation                    30.01.2020

Test Date                    03.03.2020

Approval                    Awaiting

Ceremony                  Awaiting

Cheers!!!

Ravi 

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2 hours ago, GUS said:

Hey mate.... Im also on the Sunny Coast.

 

Me and my partner applied in April/2019 and we haven't received anything yet. =(

You applied in April '19 and till now no update? Did you raise the FOI to get any details?


Citizenship App: 07-Feb-2020
Test Invitation: TBA
Test Date: TBA
Approval: TBA
Ceremony: TBA
Council: Brisbane, QLD

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8 minutes ago, Ravi2019 said:

Hi experts,

I have a query, just passed  my Citizenship Test today, so what is next ? Do I get an approval via post ? or any status will be updated in my immi account? Appreciate your valuable comments 

Below is my Time line

Applied Citizenship  10.11.2019

Invitation                    30.01.2020

Test Date                    03.03.2020

Approval                    Awaiting

Ceremony                  Awaiting

Cheers!!!

Ravi 

Usually you will see in your immi account status.It will be received to approved and also immigration minister will send out a letter stating your citizenship has been approved. BTW which city council you are in?

Edited by KazBaker

PR applied: 09/11/2017, PR Granted 21/09/2018, citizenship applied: 26/09/2019, Citizenship Test & Approved 07/01/2020, Citizenship Ceremony 04/03/2020

  “Australian Citizen”

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8 minutes ago, Ravi2019 said:

Hi experts,

I have a query, just passed  my Citizenship Test today, so what is next ? Do I get an approval via post ? or any status will be updated in my immi account? Appreciate your valuable comments 

Below is my Time line

Applied Citizenship  10.11.2019

Invitation                    30.01.2020

Test Date                    03.03.2020

Approval                    Awaiting

Ceremony                  Awaiting

Cheers!!!

Ravi 

You got to wait for the Approval which may take few hours or sometimes few days/weeks/months. Once you get the approval you basically got to wait for the Invitation Letter for the Ceremony, which you'll receive through AUS Post. Which Council did you apply from?


Citizenship App: 07-Feb-2020
Test Invitation: TBA
Test Date: TBA
Approval: TBA
Ceremony: TBA
Council: Brisbane, QLD

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Its Manningham City Council 

Applied Citizenship  10.11.2019

Invitation                    30.01.2020

Test Date                    03.03.2020

Approval                    Awaiting

Ceremony                  Awaiting

Council                      Manningham City Council

Ceremony :              Waiting 

 

Cheers!!!

Ravi 

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Hi experts,

 

Wow!!! Its Approved Status Changed now 

Below is my Timeline

Applied Citizenship  10.11.2019

Invitation                    30.01.2020

Test Date                    03.03.2020

Approval                    Approved

Ceremony                  Awaiting

Cheers!!!

Ravi 

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Home affairs updated the citizenship processing timeline, it's now taking 6 months from Approval to Processing (Which earlier was 5 Months) .

 

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2015 - 189 Visa | 2015 - Arrival | 2019 - Citizenship application lodge - Online

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Does anyone know which would apply to my daughter aged 16 - so doesn't have to take the test - thanks


Job offer April 2011, Reccie July 2011, 457 submitted 21/09/2011, my medical only 14/10/11, medical submitted 21/10/11 (IT issues), referred 21/10/11, approved 27/10/11, landed 24/4/12, PR submitted (decision ready) June 2012, PR granted August 2013

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Posted (edited)
11 minutes ago, Lasanga Herath said:

Home affairs updated the citizenship processing timeline, it's now taking 6 months from Approval to Processing (Which earlier was 5 Months) .

 

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it's getting longer again 😞

I think NSW has the longest processing times between all states, I've just received an email with further document requests on my application and they are processing my application in Queensland rural office which is awkward because I'm in rural NSW.

Edited by Mazen

Citizenship Application: 04/03/2019

Request more information: 20/02/2020

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

City: Wagga Wagga, NSW

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3 hours ago, Kris9 said:

You applied in April '19 and till now no update? Did you raise the FOI to get any details?

Yes, I sent the FOI request to the Department of Home Affairs on the 12/02 and received the acknowledgment email just last week on the 26/02.


Current status - Permanent Resident

Citizenship Application: 29/04/2019

Invitation: TBA

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

Sunshine Coast Council - Queensland

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1 hour ago, GUS said:

Yes, I sent the FOI request to the Department of Home Affairs on the 12/02 and received the acknowledgment email just last week on the 26/02.

Thanks for the update GUS. Do you mean they have given you the reason as to why your application is delayed so far? Or maybe you now have the status of different stages like Biometrics, Character Assessment, Health Asssessment etc.? Or do you mean you've just received the acknowledgement and the FOI hasn't arrived yet?

Wish you luck as I know its been more than 10 months for you now.


Current status - Permanent Resident

Citizenship Application: 13/12/2019

Invitation: TBA

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

Mackay Regional Council, Mackay, Queensland

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17 hours ago, Indianinoz said:

Thanks for the update GUS. Do you mean they have given you the reason as to why your application is delayed so far? Or maybe you now have the status of different stages like Biometrics, Character Assessment, Health Asssessment etc.? Or do you mean you've just received the acknowledgement and the FOI hasn't arrived yet?

Wish you luck as I know its been more than 10 months for you now.

Hey mate! No they haven't updated me of anything as yet. All I received was the acknowledgment email last week.

Hopefully I will hear from them anytime soon.

Thanks man! Wish you luck too!


Current status - Permanent Resident

Citizenship Application: 29/04/2019

Invitation: TBA

Test Date: TBA

Approval: TBA

Ceremony: TBA

Sunshine Coast Council - Queensland

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19 hours ago, Mazen said:

it's getting longer again 😞

I think NSW has the longest processing times between all states, I've just received an email with further document requests on my application and they are processing my application in Queensland rural office which is awkward because I'm in rural NSW.


Quite possibly the reason maybe now they are clearing the backlog from 250,000+ to 125,000 and people are getting approved faster. That eventually affect building backlog in ceremony invitations (as each ceremony have a limitation of 100 or so).

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