What nationality am I if I was born in Australia? Citizenship by Birth If you were born in Australia, then you would automatically be an Australian citizen if at least one of your parents was
What nationality am I if I was born in Australia?
Citizenship by Birth If you were born in Australia, then you would automatically be an Australian citizen if at least one of your parents was an Australian Citizen or a permanent resident at the time of your birth.
Are you an Australian citizen if born in Australia?
Verifying Australian citizenship On 26 January 1949 people born in Australia automatically became citizens of Australia in most situations. Generally a person born in Australia after the commencement of the Australian Citizenship Act 1948 is an Australian citizen by birth.
What date did I become an Australian citizen?
26 January 1949
History of Australian citizenship On 26 January 1949, the Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948 introduced Australian citizenship. Most Australians became Australian citizens at this point, although they were still British subjects. After 1949, immigrants could apply for ‘citizenship by naturalisation’.
What is the certificate number on an Australian citizenship by descent?
Enter the certificate reference number that is on the applicant’s citizenship certificate. For example C(2)1234 or ACC11111111. The number is usually on the back of the certificate in the top right hand corner. For older certificates, the number could be on the front or back of the certificate.
How do I prove I am an Australian permanent resident?
To prove permanent resident status you can use VEVO to: email or print out your status or….Proof of permanent residence
- Driver’s licence.
- Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)
- interacting with foreign embassies, consulates and high commissions in Australia or for the purposes of obtaining a foreign travel document.
What is an Australian resident?
An Australian resident is a person who resides in Australia and has permission to remain permanently—either because they are: an Australian citizen; the holder of a permanent visa; or a protected Special Category Visa holder (as described below).