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:

  • Saturday 26 January 10am at Taylor Park, Torquay as part of Australia Day celebrations
  • Wednesday 1 May – at 5pm at Surf Coast Shire Council office (1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay)
  • Wednesday 31 July - at 5pm at Surf Coast Shire Council office (1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay)
  • Wednesday 23 October - 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.