To be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship, you must:

– have been an Australian permanent resident for at least 1 year and lived in Australia for at least 9 out of 12 months before you apply

– have been lawfully resident in Australia for at least 4 years before you apply

– have not been absent from Australia for more than 12 months in the last 4 years before you apply

– provide required evidence of your identity from your country of origin

– clear relevant character requirements.

If you are between 18 and 59 years of age, you must complete Form 1300t to apply.

You must complete Form 1290, if you are:

– 17 years old or younger, OR