Foreigners living in Australia as Permanent Resident can apply for Australian citizenship; however, they will have to pass the citizenship test.We are explaining the Australian citizenship and requirements for you, I hope you like it.
Citizenship test exemptions
The following persons shall not give the test.
- Persons aged 18 years and under.
- Persons aged 80 years and over
- Children of former Australian citizens
- Stateless people who were born in Australia.
Note: For the test, you should be proficient in English Language. In case of a very minor problem assistance will be provided. It should be noted that in test, questions will be about information related to Australia and as a citizen your rights and duties.
Persons eligible for the test
People who on or after July 2007, became a permanent resident are eligible for the test; only if, during this time they were not out of the country for more than 1 year. While it is important for people who became permanent residents before July 2007 to stay in Australia for at least 2 years in total 5 years and at least 1 year in total 2 years and also follow all rules.
Permanent residence exemption
Foreigners who served 90 days in Australian Army or 6 months in reserve force and got removed due to disability will not become permanent residents.
Changes in the test
- All questions will be written again in plain English.
- No question will be important, all questions will have options.
- Passing Marks Increased from 60% to 75%.
- Complete test will be related to what phases you will have to go through after becoming Australian citizen and what will be your rights and duties.
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