Paper application forms

The application forms below can be downloaded and printed.

You may be able to apply online for Australian citizenship – general eligibility (form 1300t) or Australian citizenship - other situations (form 1290).

Form 118 - Application for Australian citizenship by descent

Use this form if you are eligible to apply.

You can download and print the paper application form118 Application for Australian citizenship by descent (228KB PDF file)

Form 119 - Application for evidence of Australian citizenship

Use this form if you need proof of your Australian citizenship.

You can download and print the paper application form 119 Application for evidence of Australian citizenship (234KB PDF file)

Form 128 - Application for renunciation of Australian citizenship

Use this form if you wish to renounce your citizenship.

You can download and print the paper application form 128 Application for renunciation of Australian citizenship (193KB PDF file)

Form 132 - Application to resume Australian citizenship

Use this form if you are eligible to apply.

You can download and print the paper application form 132 Application to resume Australian citizenship (221KB PDF file)

Form 1195 - Identity declaration

Complete and lodge this form if you have applied for Australian citizenship online. A separate form is required for each person included in your online application.
See: Form 1195 Identity declaration (81KB PDF file)

Form 1272 - Application for Australian citizenship for adopted children

Use this form if you are eligible to apply.

You can download and print the paper application form 1272 Application for Australian citizenship for children adopted under the full Hague Convention arrangements (198KB PDF file)

Form 1290 - Application for Australian citizenship - other situations

Apply online if you are:

  • eligible to apply
  • 60 years of age and over
  • 17 years of age or younger, or
  • of any age and you:
    • were born overseas to a parent who had previously lost their Australian citizenship because they had acquired the citizenship of another country, or
    • suffer from a permanent loss or substantial impairment of hearing, speech or sight, or
    • have an enduring physical or mental incapacity that means you are not capable of understanding the nature of the application.

You can also download and print the paper application form 1290 Application for Australian citizenship - other situations (238KB PDF file)

Form 1300t - Application for Australian citizenship - general eligibility

Apply online if you:

  • are eligible to apply
  • are aged between 18 and 59 years.

You can also download and print the paper application form 1300t Application for Australian citizenship - general eligibility (221KB PDF file).

Form 1391 - Request for confirmation of Australian citizenship status of a deceased person

Use this form if you are seeking confirmation of the Australian citizenship status of a deceased person who is your parent or grandparent, and the information is required for official purposes.
See: Form 1391 Request for confirmation of Australian citizenship status of a deceased person (105KB PDF file)

Character Requirements - Penal Clearance Certificates

You may need to provide a penal clearance certificate, also known as a police certificate in some countries. The following document provides instructions on obtaining a certificate from an overseas government or law enforcement authority.
See: Character Requirements - How to obtain police certificates (390KB PDF file)

National Police Checking Service (NPCS) Application/Consent Form

Complete a National Police Checking Service (NPCS) Application/Consent Form if your citizenship application form lists it as a requirement. You only need to complete pages 1 and 6.

Other forms

Other related forms include:

  • Form 424A Request for access to documents or information (176KB PDF file)
  • Form 929 Change of address and/or passport details (123KB PDF file)
  • Form 993i Safeguarding your personal information (78KB PDF file)
  • Form 1243i Your personal identifying information (64KB PDF file)
  • Form 1259i Information about DNA testing for visa and citizenship applicants (51KB PDF file)

Last reviewed Tuesday 04 March 2014

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