This page provides information about Australian citizenship by descent applications only.
For information on applying for other forms of citizenship, eligibility requirements, dual citizenship and how to obtain proof of citizenship, please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.
Applying for Australian Citizenship by Descent
You may be eligible for Australian citizenship by descent if you were born outside Australia and one (or both) of your parents at the time of your birth was also an Australian citizen at that time. Check your eligibility before you apply.
Information about processing times is also available on the Department of Home Affairs website.