Citizenship Ceremonies

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Where are the citizenship ceremonies held?

The Town holds several citizenship ceremonies throughout the year. The ceremonies are held in the Council Reception at the Town's Administration Centre. Starting at 6pm the ceremonies usually finish around 7pm and are followed by refreshments being served in the foyer area.


Applying for citizenship

Applications for Australian Citizenship are processed and determined by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Application forms are available from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Australia Post offices and Cambridge.

For more information about becoming an Australian Citizen visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship.


Ceremonies

Cambridge is notified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship when your application has been approved. Once received, you'll be booked to attend the next available ceremony.

Wherever possible Invitations to attend a citizenship ceremony are sent out about six weeks before the ceremony.

Children aged 16 years and over are legally required to attend their citizenship ceremony and take the citizenship pledge. Children under the age of 16 aren't legally required to take the citizenship pledge, however are welcome to attend and take the pledge where possible.


How many guests can I bring along?

Due to capacity constraints in the Reception Room, a maximum of two guests per family, couple or individual may attend.


Contact us for information about your citizenship ceremony. 

Last Updated: 07/10/2013