Are Australian citizens also British citizens?
1948: The Nationality and Citizenship Act 1948 created the concept of Australian citizenship, and came into force on 26 January 1949. Australian citizens continued to also be British subjects. The 1948 Act was renamed the Australian Citizenship Act 1948. via
Can an Australian citizen leaving Australia on a British passport?
Leaving and returning to Australia
Australians should use their Australian passport when exiting or entering Australia. This includes dual nationals. If you're a dual national and have a passport from another country, you may choose to travel on your other passport once outside Australia. via
How can Australians get UK citizenship?
There are two routes: by naturalisation or by registration. If you've lived in the UK for a minimum of 5 years and also held ILR for at least 12 months then you can apply to be naturalised as a British citizen. via
Do I qualify for a British passport?
You must have British nationality to apply for or hold a British passport. Having British nationality does not guarantee you a passport. For example, you may not get a new passport (or your existing passport may be taken from you) if: you're suspected of a serious crime and an arrest warrant has been issued. via
Can I live in UK with Australian passport?
Can Australians Live and Work in the UK? Yes, Australians can live and work in the UK. First you need to determine whether you can get a UK passport or what visa will allow you to do so. via
How many years do you have to live in Australia to be a citizen?
Any adult who became a permanent resident on or after 1 July 2007 must have been lawfully residing in Australia for four years immediately before applying for Australian citizenship. This includes: 12 months as a permanent resident. absences from Australia of no more than 12 months. via
Can you lose your Australian citizenship if you live in another country?
You can lose your Australian citizenship in the circumstances set out below. You can lose Australian citizenship if you take steps to renounce it. You may decide to do this because you are a citizen of another country, or you are entitled to become a citizen of another country. via
Can you be a dual citizen in Australia?
Can I have dual citizenship in Australia? You can, yes. You'll also need to be eligible for Australian citizenship. You're eligible to become an Australian if you have an Australian parent or were born and grew up in the country, or if you've been living there legally for a certain amount of time. via
Can I get Australian citizenship if I marry an Australian?
Can I obtain citizenship through marriage? There's no special route to become an Australian citizen by marriage. Even if your partner is Australian, you'll have to fulfil all the regular requirements to be eligible to apply, including the residence and good character rules. via
How long can an Australian citizen stay in the UK?
Australian passport holders can enter Britain as a tourist without a visa and remain for up to six months. To work, you can apply for a visa, either through proving a parent or grandparent was born in the UK, through the Youth Mobility Scheme (for Australians aged 18-30), or through getting sponsored by a UK employer. via
How long does it take to get British passport after citizenship?
Once your citizenship ceremony has taken place you will be able to apply for your first British passport on gov.uk. Alternatively, you can apply by post using a paper form but it costs more. Please allow up to 10 weeks to receive your new passport. via
Does having a British passport make you a British citizen?
Contrary to popular belief, you are not automatically a British citizenship just because you're born in the UK. Having a British passport doesn't mean you're a citizen either. via
What is the benefit of having a British passport?
The benefits of British citizenship and of holding a passport include: You have the right to live and work permanently in the UK, free of immigration controls. You have the right to vote in any elections. You have access to free NHS health care. via
What is difference between British citizen and British national?
All British nationals are eligible to be issued with UK passports. However, only British citizens have the automatic right to live and work in the UK. A BN(O) would have been issued a UK passport issued since 1st July 1987 describing the holder as "British National (Overseas)". via