Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-person citizenship ceremonies have been cancelled. Ceremonies will resume when it is safe to do so. Council will be conducting virtual ceremonies. You will receive an invitation to participate.
Upcoming citizenship ceremonies
|Thursday 16 September 2021||Online Citizenship Ceremonies from 6 to 8 pm [Closed]|
|Tuesday 19 October 2021||Online Citizenship Ceremonies from 3 to 5 pm [Closed]|
|Monday 22 November 2021|
TO BE CONFIRMED. Conferees will receive official invitation to in-person ceremony from the Department of Home Affairs.
St Kilda Town Hall Cnr Carlisle St and Brighton Rd, St Kilda. Registration from 6 pm Ceremony 7 to 8 pm
|Wednesday 26 January 2022||Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony St Kilda Town Hall Cnr Carlisle St and Brighton Rd, St Kilda. Registration from 10 am Ceremony 11 am - 12 midday|
Applicants will receive an invitation from the Department of Home Affairs when they have been assigned a date and you should contact the Department for all questions regarding the status of your application.
If you are seeking an urgent online ceremony, please contact the Department's Global Contact Centre on 131 880.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Voting by new citizens
All new citizens over the age of 18 are required to enrol to vote. The Australian Electoral Commission will have a desk at each citizenship ceremony.
This enrolment can be completed at the ceremony and entitles new citizens to vote at Commonwealth, State and Local Council elections.