Citizenship Ceremonies

COVID-19 service disruptions update

Due to the health concerns regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there will be significant impacts to Council services, events and activities, including face-to-face citizenship ceremonies which have been put on hold.

Nillumbik Council will conduct virtual scheduled citizenship ceremonies as a temporary replacement to traditional face-to-face ceremonies.

Further COVID-19 information is available on the Australian Government website:
Note: Nillumbik Council is unable to provide you with information about your ceremony date.

Citizenship Ceremony Dates for 2020

No further ceremonies scheduled for 2020.

Citizenship Ceremony Dates for 2021

  • Tuesday 26 January 2021 (virtual)

Additional ceremony dates for 2021 will be updated on page in February 2021.

Citizenship ceremony invitations

The Department of Home Affairs will schedule you to attend one of the upcoming citizenship ceremony usually within six months from the time your citizenship application is approved, although waiting times may vary. You will be invited to attend your ceremony about four weeks before the ceremony.

Attending a citizenship ceremony

Refer to the Department of Home Affairs website for information about attending a citizenship ceremony. You will recieve further information from Council regarding the details of the ceremony and information about the registration process.

Citizenship queries

All queries relating to citizenship including applications, date of your ceremony and wait times should be directed to the Department of Home Affairs.