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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP TIMELINES 2020-2021

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2 minutes ago, Gbamber said:

Applied for citizenship on the 3rd May 2020. 
Received an email today 27th August 2020 for my interview on the 12th October 2020

Congrats! Where did you apply from? 


[2016] 444 Unprotected SCV  (Special Category Visa) - 1 June 2016 (Moved to Australia)
[2017] 186 Direct Entry Nomination/Visa Submitted (External Auditor) - 4 April 2017
[2017] 186 Direct Entry Nomination/Visa Granted (External Auditor) - 15 August 2017
[2020] Citizenship by Conferral: 25/03/20 | Test email: *waiting* | Test passed: *waiting* | Approval: *waiting* | Ceremony: *waiting*

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4 minutes ago, 04April2017DE said:

Congrats! Where did you apply from? 

I’m in Perth WA. Applied online. 

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PMV 300 lodged online with an agent 18/11/2014 UK Police check done in October 2014. CO ( LC )assigned 04/12/2014. Medical done 07/04/2015. Australian NPC applied 11/06/2015 arrived 18/06/2015.The long wait continues. VISA GRANTED 21/09/2015. Subclass 820/801 lodged 07/06/2016 Granted 07/07/2016. PR applied May 2018. PR Granted April 2019. Citizenship applied May 2020. Interview date and rest October 2020. Waiting on ceremony 

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Is anyone invited for a test interview at the Sydney office? I applied last year December. No news yet. 

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Just been invited for my test mid September at Parramatta. Was originally booked in for early April. Applied June 2019. 

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@Danny842003 Congratulations! Danny. I submitted my application last year December. Still, waiting. Happy to know Parramatta is inviting for tests. Have you mentioned Parramatta for a test interview in your application? I mentioned the Sydney City center. 

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4 hours ago, Abro said:

@Danny842003 Congratulations! Danny. I submitted my application last year December. Still, waiting. Happy to know Parramatta is inviting for tests. Have you mentioned Parramatta for a test interview in your application? I mentioned the Sydney City center. 

Yes as far as I know if you mentioned the city you will have to wait until they’re up and running. 
I imagine Para are running at a lower capacity so they won’t want to take on work from another centre. 

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On 27/08/2020 at 19:18, Gbamber said:

Applied for citizenship on the 3rd May 2020. 
Received an email today 27th August 2020 for my interview on the 12th October 2020

wow, this is crazy fast! I applied Feb 2020 and still nothing.

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33 minutes ago, Aug2017ACT said:

wow, this is crazy fast! I applied Feb 2020 and still nothing.

I can’t believe it’s happening this quick. I never expected this for at least 12 months minimum. Done a few mock tests today 🤦🏼‍♂️ 


PMV 300 lodged online with an agent 18/11/2014 UK Police check done in October 2014. CO ( LC )assigned 04/12/2014. Medical done 07/04/2015. Australian NPC applied 11/06/2015 arrived 18/06/2015.The long wait continues. VISA GRANTED 21/09/2015. Subclass 820/801 lodged 07/06/2016 Granted 07/07/2016. PR applied May 2018. PR Granted April 2019. Citizenship applied May 2020. Interview date and rest October 2020. Waiting on ceremony 

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Hi Everyone

Has anyone invited for test and interview in Brisbane?

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@Danny842003 You are right. The good news is the Sydney city office also started work from last week. Let's see how they will proceed.  So far no one seen yet be invited for test at Sydney office. Hoping for the best.

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6 hours ago, Abro said:

@Danny842003 You are right. The good news is the Sydney city office also started work from last week. Let's see how they will proceed.  So far no one seen yet be invited for test at Sydney office. Hoping for the best.

May I ask where you got the Sydney city news from? 🙂


[2016] 444 Unprotected SCV  (Special Category Visa) - 1 June 2016 (Moved to Australia)
[2017] 186 Direct Entry Nomination/Visa Submitted (External Auditor) - 4 April 2017
[2017] 186 Direct Entry Nomination/Visa Granted (External Auditor) - 15 August 2017
[2020] Citizenship by Conferral: 25/03/20 | Test email: *waiting* | Test passed: *waiting* | Approval: *waiting* | Ceremony: *waiting*

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@04April2017DE From this link.

https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/citizenship 

Currently, in-person citizenship appointments are available at:

  • Department of Home Affairs office, Adelaide SA
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Brisbane QLD
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Canberra ACT
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Parramatta NSW
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Perth WA
  • Department of Home Affairs office, Sydney NSW

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Hello everyone, am new here and would like to ask a couple of questions from you lovely people. I am due to apply for my citizenship very soon in october 2020. I would like some advise as i had used an agent before for my PR and i really dont want to use as the charges are too high, so i want to try this one by myself. Am wondering if i should create a new immi account for my citizenship as i dont have an account since my agent did everything for me. Any other advise on how i can go about with the application will be highly appreciate.

 

 

Thanks

Nessa

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Hi all

 

i was just wondering for the test do you need to know/recite the National anthem

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Hi Guys,

my family and i have applied for citizenship last january 2020.

checking my attachments, i have found that there are 2 'Recommended' files, 

1. Overseas adoption, Evidence of

2. Legal parents of children born through a surrogacy arrangement, Evidence of

i have called immi office and after 15 minutes, they told me not to worry about it since it doesnt apply to me.

have you guys have this experience? Im worried that this will cause delays for our application. Or theres something in our application that i have filled wrong. I have my son on my application and my other son is already an australian citizen.

your response will be greatly appreciated. 😀

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Hi all

I’ve just used the calculator to find out when I’ll be elligible to apply for citizenship. It seems I can apply earlier than I thought.

My PR visa was granted in April 2016. My “Arrival” date was a week later, when I returned from a holiday in NewZealand. I then returned to the UK for sixteen months, making the permanent move in August 2017. I spent two months in the UK last year, otherwise have been here in Oz the whole time since August 2017.  The calculator tells me I can apply in October 2020. I’m assuming this means I’ve been considered resident in Australia since April 2016, but absent for a chunk of time. Can anyone tell me if this is correct? I’d be well chuffed with the earlier date.   Thanks in advance.


103 visa application lodged February 2013. 143 visa application submitted January 2016. Police checks and form 80 submitted February 29th 2016. Visa granted April 4th 2016.

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@Therealforbes Yeah I have experienced the same. You shouldn't need to worry about it. Delay is because of the closure of the citizenship test interview I guess. I applied last year in December and still no response. From which state did you apply? Only WA is processing applications very fast and inviting applicants for tests and interviews. Sydney Parramatta offices start work as well for a couple of last weeks. Let's see how it goes. 

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Doesn't seem like 5 years ago when i applied for a partner visa, but citizenship application submitted online on 23rd Aug 2020.  Looks like i will have quite the wait.

Sydney for me.

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@Therealforbes We applied almost at the same time. Let me know when you receive the response. My application is in Sydney City, center. All the best. 

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5 hours ago, Fisher1 said:

Hi all

I’ve just used the calculator to find out when I’ll be elligible to apply for citizenship. It seems I can apply earlier than I thought.

My PR visa was granted in April 2016. My “Arrival” date was a week later, when I returned from a holiday in NewZealand. I then returned to the UK for sixteen months, making the permanent move in August 2017. I spent two months in the UK last year, otherwise have been here in Oz the whole time since August 2017.  The calculator tells me I can apply in October 2020. I’m assuming this means I’ve been considered resident in Australia since April 2016, but absent for a chunk of time. Can anyone tell me if this is correct? I’d be well chuffed with the earlier date.   Thanks in advance.

yes mate, You residence starts from the date you first arrive minus the period you have been absent

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Citizenship Applied - 21/05/20, Application - Received , Council - Randwick

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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36 minutes ago, garrychandi said:

yes mate, You residence starts from the date you first arrive minus the period you have been absent

Brilliant! Thank you.


103 visa application lodged February 2013. 143 visa application submitted January 2016. Police checks and form 80 submitted February 29th 2016. Visa granted April 4th 2016.

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Hi Guys, most of the people here have mentioned a preferred council. is there anyone who hasn't mentioned the council and got their invite? I submitted my application in Jan without the council. not sure if this is the right way to go about it. Any info would be great. 

 

Thanks,

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Anyone applied from Tasmania? Applied Jan of this year, still waiting. No idea if they are doing citizenship tests etc

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Just a question to Indian applicants.. have you submitted police clearance certificates in your applications. How much time did it take you to get the PCC letter from VFS. Please let me know 


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