Australian Citizenship

Australian citizens enjoy the right to vote in federal, state and local elections, stand as a candidate for election to parliament, apply for an Australian passport, receive Australian consular assistance while overseas, among other things.

Permanent residents of Australia who have lived in Australia for a period of time and meet the other eligibility requirements may apply for Australian citizenship by conferral.

An Australian citizen who has a child while outside of Australia may wish to apply for Australian citizenship by descent for the newborn baby, if the Australian citizen parent meets certain eligibility criteria.

Arlington Legal assists our clients with their Australian citizenship applications. If you would like to apply for Australian citizenship by descent or conferral, please get in touch with us for a further discussion. Our contact details are shown below.