Australian Embassy

Citizenship by Conferral

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Citizenship by Conferral

Applications for Australian citizenship by conferral, applications to resume or renounce Australian citizenship from clients resident in China and Mongolia are processed by our Overseas Citizenship Unit (OCU) in Canberra. Applications should be submitted by post directly to the OCU:

Overseas Citizenship Unit (OCU)
Department of Immigration and Border Protection ACT and Regions Office
GPO Box 717 Canberra ACT 2601 AUSTRALIA

Further information is available at: Applying for Citizenship

If you have questions regarding your eligibility for Australian Citizenship by conferral please email [email protected]


Citizenship Wizard

The Citizenship Wizard helps you identify whether you are eligible to become an Australian Citizen. Try our Citizenship Wizard.


Evidence of Australian Citizenship

Information on applications for Evidence of Australian Citizenship can be found on our website at: Proof of Citizenship 

Applications for Evidence of Australian Citizenship from clients resident outside of Australia should be made online through the Department's online portal ImmiAccount:


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 Page last Updated on 18 November 2016