Whitehorse City Council

Australian Citizenship Ceremonies

Council conducts citizenship ceremonies throughout the year on behalf of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

The annual Australia Day citizenship ceremony starts at 4.30pm and is held at the Whitehorse Centre, 397 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading. Citizenship ceremonies from February to December start at 7.30pm and are held at the Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill.  

Please note that Council does not handle the application process of becoming an Australian citizen or schedule approved candidates to attend the ceremonies. 

All enquiries should be directed to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection by calling 131 880 or visit www.citizenship.gov.au for information about becoming an Australian citizen.

Council’s 2017 citizenship ceremonies will be held on:

  • Thursday 26 January (Australia Day)
  • Wednesday 22 February
  • Wednesday 15 March
  • Tuesday 4 April 
  • Wednesday 17 May
  • Wednesday 28 June
  • Tuesday 25 July
  • Tuesday 29 August
  • Wednesday 11 October