Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, face-to-face citizenship ceremonies have resumed with most local government councils across the country. These ceremonies should comply with current state or territory directives on the limits on gatherings, and meet COVID Safe requirements.
If you've been an Australian resident for the last four years, you may be able to apply for citizenship.
Find out more at Department of Home Affairs.
In-person ceremonies are scheduled for the following dates to be held in the Malvern Town Hall:
The Department of Home Affairs decides the date of your Citizenship Ceremony.
We receive a list of new citizens before each ceremony.
We'll send your invitation up to four weeks before your ceremony.
For details about your ceremony, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 131 880.
You will first get a letter from the Department of Home affairs.
Your citizenship ceremony will be three to six months later.
Yes, if you're 16 years or older, you must bring photo ID such as a:
Bring your invitation too.
If you're 16 years and older, you must take the citizenship pledge at your citizenship ceremony.
Children under 16 years don't need to take the citizenship pledge.
We do keep a seat for them, and welcome them to take the pledge if they can.
There are two types of the citizenship pledge:
Wear smart casual clothing or your traditional clothing.
In rare cases, the Department of Home Affairs can hold an urgent ceremony.
This will be at their building.
To find out more, email email@example.com or call 131 880.
Unfortunately, we can't have ceremonies for people outside the City of Stonnington.
This is because many people inside the City are waiting for theirs.
If you have lost your citizenship certificate, you must complete an Application for Evidence of Australian Citizenship.
The City of Stonnington can't give citizenship certificates or replace lost ones.