Becoming an Australian Citizen is about committing to Australia and its people.
All applications for Australian citizenship are processed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection. Further information on how to apply for Australian citizenship is available from the Australian citizenship website or the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.
Once you have become an Australian Citizen through the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, they will send you an invitation to a Citizenship ceremony.
While Casey hosts Australian citizenship ceremonies, the council is unable to provide further information regarding the timing of your ceremony. All ceremony enquiries should be directed to the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.
Ceremony dates and times
We will send you a reminder 1 week before the date and time of your citizenship ceremony.
What you need to know
- Each ceremony lasts from 60 to 90 minutes.
- You can bring up to 6 guests.
- You will receive your certificate at the ceremony.
Unless otherwise stated below, all citizenship ceremonies are held at Bunjil Place.
Dates and times
The date and time of your ceremony will be shown on the letter you receive. We have also listed the ceremonies for the current year below.
- Thursday 25 October 2018, Bunjil Place Theatre at 7:00pm
- Wednesday 21 November 2018, Bunjil Place Function Centre at 7:00pm
- Wednesday 12 December 2018, Bunjil Place Function Centre at 7:00pm
Questions and lost certificates
If you have any questions about becoming an Australian Citizen or you have lost your certificate, please contact the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.