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Citizenship

2020 Citizenship Ceremonies

  • March 11
  • July 30
  • September 17

Dates are subject to change as required.

For further information about Mount Barker District Council citizenship ceremonies, please contact Chloe Head telephone 8391 7238 or email to chead@mountbarker.sa.gov.au

For further information regarding citizenship, and to find answers to Frequently Asked Questions, visit the Department of Immigration & Citizenship (DIAC) website.

How will Council invite me to attend a Ceremony?

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship provides Council with a summary of eligible participants on a monthly basis (i.e. in the first week of the beginning of the month.)

Letters are sent by Council to all eligible participants approximately 4-6 weeks prior to the ceremony date, subject to vacancies.

It is important that you RSVP your attendance at a ceremony. This will ensure your certificate will be available for presentation.

For candidates taking a Citizenship Pledge under Oath, please bring the holy book or scripture of your choice. Council does not provide this.

Please arrive at least 20 minutes before the ceremony is scheduled to start to enable registration.

The ceremony will take approximately 45 minutes followed by an opportunity to share refreshments.  You are welcome to invite family and friends to share the occasion.

Please bring the letter you received from COUNCIL with you, as well as some form of photo identification. A current Australian driver's licence is ideal as this will also facilitate electoral enrolment.

The Electoral Enrolment Form is required to be completed regardless of whether you are currently on the electoral roll.

Candidates may be asked to sign a form giving their consent for photographs, video or film taken during the ceremony to be used for future citizenship promotional purposes.

Please contact the Department of Immigration- 131 880 if you have any questions about your Application Status.