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Australian Citizenship Ceremonies

For those who have applied to become Australian Citizens with the Department of Home Affairs and their application has been approved, they will be asked to attend a citizenship ceremony and make a pledge of commitment.  For most people, this is the final step to becoming an Australian citizen. 

The ceremony is usually held within 6 months of being approved. 

City of Port Lincoln host a number of Australian Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the year to welcome residents who have been approved to become an Australian citizen.

The ceremonies are usually presided with the Mayor and are held before a meeting of Council or can be held during the day with one special ceremony held on Australia Day on the Port Lincoln foreshore.  

The Cermonies are normally held at:

City of Port Lincoln Council Chambers 
Level One, Civic Centre 
60 Tasman Terrace
PORT LINCOLN SA 5606 

Applicants will be sent an invitation advising of the date, time and place of the ceremony.  The invitation will also tell them how many guests they can invite. 

After applicants have made the pledge, they will be presented with their citizenship certificate. 

If the certificate is not ready at the ceremony, the Department of Home Affairs will post it to the applicant. 

If applicants have any questions about when they are able to attend a ceremony, please contact the Department of Home Affairs by:

Phone: 131 800

Email: Adelaide.Citizenship@homeaffairs.gov.au

If applicants require any further information after having received their invitation from the Department of Home Affairs, please contact Council's Executive Assistant, Amanda Pearce on 8621 2325.

Other Relevant Documents and links

Australia Day
Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards
Sports Person of the Year Awards

Need more information

If yuo have any questions or would like more information regarding citizenship ceremonies, please contact:

City of Port Lincoln
Executive Assistant
9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Phone: 8621 2325
Email: plcc@plcc.sa.gov.au

City of Port Lincoln
City of Port Lincoln ABN: 80 776 127 243
PO Box 1787, PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Level One, Civic Centre, 60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln
Telephone: 08 8621 2300 | Fax: 08 8621 2399 | Email: plcc@plcc.sa.gov.au
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City of Port Lincoln ABN: 80 776 127 243
PO Box 1787, PORT LINCOLN SA 5606
Level One, Civic Centre,
60 Tasman Terrace, Port Lincoln
Telephone: 08 8621 2300 | Fax: 08 8621 2399
Email: plcc@plcc.sa.gov.au
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