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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP TIMELINES 2020-2021

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18 hours ago, LeJJ4 said:

I have been following this forum for a while and I can't still understand what it is with some people here?

what kind of expectations do you have when the Doha is pretty clear saying that processing time is between 23and29 months? everything else that comes before that consider yourself LUCKY.

No to mention that people here keep calling obsessively and encouraging other to call Doha and council when in the approval letter they discourage you on doing so.

Seriously.

 

I think DOHA are not updating the time at the moment. Actually the processing time is less than 1 year in most states?

 

 

In addition, maybe you are not in hurry reason why u are here? 😄 Have a good day.

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On 11/01/2021 at 18:42, tt2 said:

Hi @Lynkim i did test beginning of October and was approved same day, was not even invited for Australia day and my council told me that immigration hasn't sent my name to council yet, they said hopefully I can do ceremony in March. Fingers crossed for you.

Thank you for letting me know.

Good luck 👍 

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7 hours ago, jadee said:

Hey, not sure if the below helps 🙂 

Upcoming ceremonies

 A citizenship ceremony will be held on:

  • Tuesday 26 January 2021, Royal International Convention Centre
  • Thursday 18 March 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 19 April 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 24 May 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Wednesday 14 July 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Wednesday 4 August 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 30 August 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 11 October 2021, Brisbane City Hall
  • Monday 29 November 2021, Brisbane City Hall

Info found at; Citizenship information | Brisbane City Council

Thank you Jadee its reassuring one of those days will be my day of immigration freedom

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Occupation: Quality Assurance Manager

2 People 186 TRT

HR Country

Applied Nomination and PR 28.03.2018

nomination approved: 8.04.2019

PR granted: 10.05.2019

Citizenship Applied: 16.07.2020

Citizenship approved: 14.12.2020

Ceremony ;  TBA

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23 hours ago, LeJJ4 said:

I have been following this forum for a while and I can't still understand what it is with some people here?

what kind of expectations do you have when the Doha is pretty clear saying that processing time is between 23and29 months? everything else that comes before that consider yourself LUCKY.

No to mention that people here keep calling obsessively and encouraging other to call Doha and council when in the approval letter they discourage you on doing so.

Seriously.

  

 

 

Thanks but no thanks for your concern... the stress coming out of anxiety varies between individuals... yes checking mail boxes and post boxes doesn't guarantee ceremony or citizenship we still do it as an human instinct. I called home affairs and council only to ask for information not to expedite my ceremony and I asked basic question and not about my particular case and before I called them I know the answer as well but tried what you referenced "Luck" and see if they can guide me accordingly. LeJJ4 please ignore my comments made by people like me to prevent any future pain of reading all this which you just read. Thank you

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Occupation: Quality Assurance Manager

2 People 186 TRT

HR Country

Applied Nomination and PR 28.03.2018

nomination approved: 8.04.2019

PR granted: 10.05.2019

Citizenship Applied: 16.07.2020

Citizenship approved: 14.12.2020

Ceremony ;  TBA

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On 12/01/2021 at 01:04, Darwin0832 said:

Hi did u gave test in Centrelink or DOHA office ...thank you 

DOHA

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Hi all,

I applied submitted my citizenship documents back in Feb 2020 and have had no updates or invitation for a test. In the next few weeks, I am moving interstate from VIC to NSW and will update my address contact details on my IMMI account.

Is there anything else I need to do as far as my application is concerned?

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Can I ask a (probably silly) question:  Do you get an email to invite you to a test or do you have to constantly check your immi account?

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On 11/01/2021 at 23:56, LeJJ4 said:

I have been following this forum for a while and I can't still understand what it is with some people here?

what kind of expectations do you have when the Doha is pretty clear saying that processing time is between 23and29 months? everything else that comes before that consider yourself LUCKY.

No to mention that people here keep calling obsessively and encouraging other to call Doha and council when in the approval letter they discourage you on doing so.

Seriously.

 

 

 

Well, simply put, people are impatient, and (a BIG and), I don't think DOHA is working effectively (pandemic is just a good detracting reason). They cost Australian a lot of tax money every year, yet their performance is questionable (during 2019 it seemed that they stopped processing Citizenship all together for 8 months just because of a speculation of new Citizenship requirement). Do a quick Google search about Department of Home Affairs efficiency, you'll get plenty of reports officially about the messy management, toxic/harassing/bullying culture, low morale work environment in DOHA, thanks to the big top guys... (you know who). But as long as they still have protection from the Fed Government, and as long as Dutton is still there; nothing will be changed I guess.

 

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2 hours ago, Ronansmyth said:

Can I ask a (probably silly) question:  Do you get an email to invite you to a test or do you have to constantly check your immi account?

You get an email and also in Immiaccount under messages (correspondense)

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hi


Occupation: cook
State: NSW
Birth Country: SRI LANKA 
Stream: 186 TRT
Number of applicants:1
Visa applied:  06/09/2018

Nomination Approved 22/03/2019

Visa Granted : 04/04/2019

**finalised **

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Went for the test on 21st December in Melbourne, and citizenship was approved today! 😀

Now waiting on ceremony details. 

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7 minutes ago, littlefoot said:

Went for the test on 21st December in Melbourne, and citizenship was approved today! 😀

Now waiting on ceremony details. 

Fanstastic news - congratulations! When did you apply? 

We applied back in April 2020 in Melbourne. Not expecting to hear too soon, but be good to know what your timeline is.

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6 minutes ago, pearplumpie said:

Fanstastic news - congratulations! When did you apply? 

We applied back in April 2020 in Melbourne. Not expecting to hear too soon, but be good to know what your timeline is.

I actually applied in March 2019 so my timeline isn’t very helpful as a reference point. I had to postpone a couple of test dates then COVID happened. It’s been a long wait. 

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On 19/12/2020 at 17:50, Sabster88 said:

Hello Everyone I am from Melbourne 

Dandenong council 

Here is my timeline 

Applied citizenship 27-11-2019 with my wife.  

Test date for her  21-12-2020 

Test date for me 09-12-2020

Approval same day for both of us.

Ceremony 3rd of Feb 2021. 

 

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56 minutes ago, Sabster88 said:
On 19/12/2020 at 17:50, Sabster88 said:

Hello Everyone I am from Melbourne 

Dandenong council 

Here is my timeline 

Applied citizenship 27-11-2019 with my wife.  

Test date for her  21-12-2020 

Test date for me 09-12-2020

Approval same day for both of us.

Ceremony 3rd of Feb 2021. 

 

Hi, did you get a letter about the ceremony or updated in the immi account?

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1 minute ago, tharru said:

Hi, did you get a letter about the ceremony or updated in the immi account?

It was updated in immi account . 

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Hi 

How many days before you got a letter to attend citizenship ceremony ?

 

Was that through post or immi account ??

 

Thanks in advance

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I am wondering why processing time is increasing noticing that there are no external visa approval all the man power in the immigration processing should be diverted to the queue yet the processing time is expanding for no obvious reason .. This is puzzling me ! 

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Application Submitted -  30th September

Test Invite received  - Jan 13th (Scheduled on 27th Jan)

Center - Adelaide

My Wife has already completed her Test in December (Submitted date July 30) and has received the letter from local council about her approval. She is waiting for the ceremony date. 

 


IELTS 07/22 R 7.5 W 8.5 S 8.0 L 8.5 O 8.0| Positive Assessment on 10/12 | SA SS Online 10/19 | SA Docs Recvd. 11/02 | SA SS Approved 11/18 | 176 lodged 11/30 | PCC and Medicals requested 12/05 | Meds Finalzed 09/01 | PCC met 31/01 | Visa Granted 02/01

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Got my approval yesterday.  Did the test on 16th Dec


Citizenship Applied - 21/05/20 in Sydney,  Moved to Perth - Dec 2020, Test Invite - 10/12/20, Test date - 16/12/2020  Approval date - 14/01/2021

VetAssess Applied - 10/06/18, Positive Skill Assessment -  15/10/18 EOI NSW  190 - 23/10/18, Invitation -  15/11/18, Nomination Applied - 19/11/18,   Nomination Approved- 20/11/18, Visa Lodged - 27/11/18, Health exam - 19/12/18, Grant - 21/05/19

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14 minutes ago, garrychandi said:

Got my approval yesterday.  Did the test on 16th Dec

Great news! 

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2 minutes ago, helppls said:

Great news! 

Are you still waiting ?

 


Citizenship Applied - 21/05/20 in Sydney,  Moved to Perth - Dec 2020, Test Invite - 10/12/20, Test date - 16/12/2020  Approval date - 14/01/2021

VetAssess Applied - 10/06/18, Positive Skill Assessment -  15/10/18 EOI NSW  190 - 23/10/18, Invitation -  15/11/18, Nomination Applied - 19/11/18,   Nomination Approved- 20/11/18, Visa Lodged - 27/11/18, Health exam - 19/12/18, Grant - 21/05/19

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On 12/01/2021 at 16:41, fary said:

Hi There,

Any update on  your test invite please.It seems they are inviting applicants now for tests.

Thank you.

Yup got my Citizenship Test invite. My test is scheduled for the 27th of January. I submitted the application on the 30th of September.


IELTS 07/22 R 7.5 W 8.5 S 8.0 L 8.5 O 8.0| Positive Assessment on 10/12 | SA SS Online 10/19 | SA Docs Recvd. 11/02 | SA SS Approved 11/18 | 176 lodged 11/30 | PCC and Medicals requested 12/05 | Meds Finalzed 09/01 | PCC met 31/01 | Visa Granted 02/01

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Hi all,

Just got my test invite! Currently scheduled for 16th of Feb.

Application submitted on 28 May 2020. My partner applied in mid-June and hasn't received an invite yet.

I'm from the lower north shore, Sydney center. 


Occupation: Restaurant Manager (Secondary applicant)
State: NSW
Birth Country: HR
Stream: ENS TRT

Number of applicants: 2
ENS 186 Nomination applied: 17 Jan 2019
ENS 186 
Nomination approved: 5 Apr 2019 
Visa Application submitted: 17 Jan 2019; Finalised: 7 May 2019

Citizenship applied: 28 May 2020
Test invite: 15 Jan 2021

 

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