Australian Partner visas. If you plan to marry, are married to, or are in a committed relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you may be able to obtain a partner-based visa for immigration to Australia. The Australian citizen/permanent resident will act as a sponsor for your visa.
Regarding this, how many years do you have to live in Australia to be a citizen?
If you obtain your permanent residence after 1 July 2007, you will need to meet the following requirements to become an Australian citizen: You have lived lawfully in Australia for at least 4 years; and. You have lived in Australia for at least 12 months as a permanent resident.
How much does it cost to be a citizen in Australia?
The cost ranges from nothing, to around $10,000 or more. Applying via a Partner Visa, all the way to Citizenship could cost around $10,000 or more, with all visa fees. Standard Australian citizenship for General eligibility, from PR, costs $285.00 for the Test and Certificate.
What does it mean to be a citizen in Australia?
Becoming an Australian citizen means you call Australia home with all the privileges and responsibilities of a person who was born here. Australian citizenship is a privilege that offers enormous rewards. By becoming an Australian citizen, you are joining a unique national community. Australia is a democracy.