Citizenship Ceremonies

Citizenship Ceremonies

The Shire of York conducts Citizenship Ceremonies at various times throughout the year to acknowledge this important step in many people's lives.

Applying For Citizenship

  • Applications are processed by the Department of Immigration & Border Protection – telephone: 13 18 80
  • Applications are available from the Department of Immigration & Border Protection and also from Australia Post
  • All correspondence gets sent to the Department of Immigration & Border Protection – who handle all application forms

CeremoniesCitizenship Ceremonies

  • If your application is approved, your signed certificate is sent to the Shire of York
  • The Shire of York will then contact you to make arrangements to hold the ceremony eg: date, time, venue
  • Generally the Shire of York likes to hold the ceremonies at a Council Meeting, however if you would prefer a private ceremony other arrangements can be made

Eligibility For Citizenship

The grant of citizenship resides with the Department of Immigration & Border Protection. The Council is not involved in any part of the decision making.

To find out if you are eligible, please contact the Department of Immigration & Border Protection direct.

Phone 13 18 80
Website www.border.gov.au/Trav/Citi