Citizenship by descent

Visa Details

You may be eligible to apply to become an Australian citizen by descent if:

 

  • you were born outside Australia.
  • one of your parents was an Australian citizen at the time of your birth.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for this visa, you must meet the following requirements:

  • born outside of Australia;
  • at least one of your parents must have been an Australian citizen when you were born;
  • have evidence that one of your parents was an Australian citizen at the time of your birth;
  • if you are 18 years of age or over, good character documents.

 

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