Citizenship ceremonies

Oath at a citizenship ceremony

Are you a Surf Coast Shire resident who would like to become an Australian citizen? Please visit the Australian Citizenship website for information on the process and to apply.

Australian citizenship ceremonies for 2019 will be held in Surf Coast Shire on:

  • Wednesday 13 March – at 5pm at Surf Coast Shire Council office (1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay)
  • Tuesday 17 September- at 5pm at Surf Coast Shire Council office (1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay)
  • Wednesday 11 December (if required) - at 5pm at Surf Coast Shire Council office (1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay)

Surf Coast Shire Council organises the citizenship ceremonies, but the Department of Home Affairs tells us who gets invited to which ceremony. If you have questions contact them directly on 131 880 or visit the Australian Citizenship website.