Citizenship and Citizenship Ceremonies

Becoming an Australian citizen represents a commitment to Australia and its people.

All applications for Australian citizenship are processed by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  Further information on how to apply for Australian citizenship is available from the Australian citizenship website or the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

For most people, the final step in becoming an Australian citizen is making the pledge of commitment at an Australian citizenship ceremony.  Applicants for Australian citizenship will generally be invited to attend a ceremony within 3 to 6 months from the date their application is approved.  You will receive a written invitation to your ceremony.

While Frankston City Council hosts Australian citizenship ceremonies, the council is unable to provide further information regarding the timing of your ceremony.  All ceremony enquiries should be directed to the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880.

2019 Dates

  • Thursday 21 November, 2019
    11am at Frankston RSL
    183 Cranbourne Road, Frankston

  • Australia Day - Sunday 26 January 2020
    9.30am at Frankston Arts Centre
    27/37 Davey St, Frankston

  • Thursday 17 September 2020
    11am at Sandhurst Club
    Clubhouse La, Sandhurst

All ceremonies start at 11am unless stated otherwise

Australian Citizenship

Additional dates may be scheduled if necessary - according to candidate numbers on the waiting list.

New citizens are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to the ceremony to allow for registration.

New citizens are welcome to invite 2 guests to the ceremony.  Please note that guests may not be seated with the new citizens.

Frankston Citizenship Ceremony

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322

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