Questions tagged [australian-citizens]

For questions pertaining to citizens of Australia, also known colloquially as Aussies.

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I am a Italian and Australian citizein living and working in the UK. How will I be affected by brexit

I am a dual citizen of Australia and Italy. I am currently living and working in the Uk on my Italian citizenship. How will Brexit affect me and what do I need to do.
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Will the French Consulate ring my work place? (Visa)

I am an Australian citizen living in Australia applying for a French Visa. It is a work visa, irrelevant which one. During my application process I must provide a phone contact from my current ...
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My dual citizen son (US and Australia) wants to marry a US citizen but live in Australia

I cannot find any information on this scenario: My son was born in Australia (and lives in Australia) and received his US citizenship via a Consular Report of Birth Abroad due to me being a US ...
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Mentioning client name in Roles and Resposibility document to ACS

I am planning to apply for Australian permanent residency and being a software engineer from a multi-national company I have only worked for one client. Would it be OK to mention the client's name in ...
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My wife is from the UK, I'd like to visit with her and work

I'm from Australia and my wife and I are planning on settling in Australia so we live here, she is going back to the UK for 6 months and id like to go with her and work for that time. Is there any ...
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Suspended license impact on UK visa already granted

My driver's licence was suspended for 3 months in Australia after accruing more than 12 points for various minor speeding offences. My UK visa has already been approved and processed, in which I ...
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If husband is Egyptian, and wife is an Australian and Thai dual national, can our child hold these three citizenships?

If the husband is Egyptian and the wife is an Australian and Thai dual citizen, can our child hold these three citizenships?
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How to gain additional points on the CoS (Tier 2 UK)

I am an Australian speech pathologist who has been offered a permanent full time position with the NHS. I am currently sitting on 40 points for my application for CoS although have been rejected ...
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AUS/UK dual citizen entering the UK on AUS passport with student visa and taking partner as dependant

I've been accepted on a full scholarship to do my Doctorate in the UK in Oxbridge. I am a UK/AUS citizen but my partner is only an AUS citizen. Can I apply to enter the UK under my AUS passport with ...
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Australian citizen working in the USA

I’m an Australian citizen looking to work in America for a working holiday, but I can’t find a visa that applies to me. I don’t have the qualifications for an E-3 or H-B1, and I wouldn’t be working in ...
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Do Australian citizens need any paperwork to work in New Zealand?

Many years ago I'm sure Aussies and Kiwis were free to live and work in each other's country without special visas or complicated paperwork. And I believe that some decades ago that changed to make ...
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Can a mechanical engineer degree holder with Aerospace industry experience apply for Australian PR?

My brother is a Mechanical Engineering degree holder working in a PSU in India in the aerospace field as Manager, and has around 12 yrs experience. He's looking for migration to Australia. ...
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Can a dual national leave Australia on their Canadian Passport?

The Australian government states that dual nationals must enter and leave Australia on their Australian passport. In order to do that, one needs an electronic travel authority (ETA) for Canada. ...
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Australian PR points process with different fields work experience

I completed my Bachelors in Chemistry in 2006 and later started working for a social organization as a social worker till 2010 June. Then I moved to USA and completed my MBA in finance. Later, I ...
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Apart from the USA, what other countries offer something similar to the Diversity Lottery Program?

I'm just curious. I want to know whether other countries offer anything similar to the U.S. diversity lottery program and, if so, where can I find information on these equivalent programs.
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Following up on Italian citizenship

I applied for Italian citizenship early this year (around January). I was eligible to do so because of my Italian heritage. According to this document provided by the embassy, I should expect a ...
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Changing from an ESTA VWP to a E3-D

My fiancee has secured a working visa in USA. We are both Australian citizens and I am planning on joining him. We are leaving Mid-October, and I will only be on an ESTA VWP 90 day visa, as I will be ...
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Daughter wants German citizenship but wants to keep her naturalised Australian citizenship

My 18-year-old daughter was born in the USA to a German citizen (her father). We moved to Australia when she was 6 months of age and she became naturalised as a dual US/AU at about 5. She has spent ...
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Are there any visa exemptions available for an Australian wanting to work for a year in the Schengen area who has a dual-citizenship girlfriend?

My girlfriend and I are looking to live in Europe, somewhere in the Schengen region, for one year from mid 2017. I'm aware of the 90 of 180 days allowance within these countries for people without EU ...
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Australian PTSD dependant on UK based partner - can I return?

I am an Australian who finished their Youth Mobility Visa in July 2016. I was diagnosed with PTSD 5 years ago. My partner is still in the UK proceeding with residency application - he has the right ...
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My Tier 2 is getting transferred to another company. Can I work in the interim?

I've left my previous sponsor, and I have my CoS and an appointment with UK Visas & Immigration in a few days. In the interim, I've been told I can legally do up to 16 hours of work per week. I'm ...
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X2 Visa for Chinese Course in Shanghai as an Australian?

I'm interested in taking Chinese lessons in Shanghai, China for a 6 month period. I have paid for the lessons and been issued a "Letter of Acceptance" (potentially different from an "Admission Notice")...
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French girlfriend to an Australian moving to france

Hi there my girlfriend is from France and I'm an Australian guy and was wondering if anybody had applied for a spouse visa to live in France or something similar and what the process is?
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Exchange in the Netherlands - Working Holiday or Residence Visa [closed]

I (an Australian citizen) am going on exchange to the Netherlands. Apparently it is much cheaper (about $400AUD) and much less paperwork to get a working holiday visa than a residence visa. However, ...
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Immigrating to UK after New Zealand same-sex marriage

I'm a dual citizen - I maintain both Irish and Australian passports. I currently live in Australia with my boyfriend. If we were to be married in New Zealand (a country that allows same sex marriage) ...
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Australia migration for Msc physics

I am looking for migration to Australia. I have done Msc in physics and have 9 years of experience as a software engineer. So could anybody tell me how many year will be deducted from experience for ...
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How many years will be deducted, if education in MSc Physics and experience in software engineer

I have a Master Degree in Physics and want to apply to the Australia Skilled visa, I don't know what exactly type of visa will be better for me but looks like Australia Skilled Independent visa: ...
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Aussie Expat living in US - taxed on paying off foreign mortgage

Good morning. My wife and I are Australian expats living the the US since 2013. We have our family home still in Australia which we are renting out while abroad. We are reporting the income on this ...
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EU - IDP License query!

I am an Australian citizen, my partner is a British citizen, and we want to drive from the U.K. into France and onwards to Berlin for a few days. My license is (obviously) Australian, but I am a U.K. ...
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American with Australian residency, marrying Australian in America, but returning to live in Australia

I am an American citizen with Australian residency. My Australian fiance and I are having our wedding in the US in June, before returning to Australia where we will continue to live. My Australian ...
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An Australian staying in UK applying for French working visa

I am an Australian citizen currently staying with family in England. However, I wish to obtain a French Working visa so I can live my dream of working in a ski resort. Is it possible for me to apply ...
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As an Australian, can I get a work visa for France without returning to Australia?

I'm currently on a working holiday visa in France and employed, and I have been offered a CDI (permanent contract) along with visa sponsorship. But I wanted to know how I go about processing this. I ...
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Australian (UK resident) looking to marry a Korean (Korean resident)

I am an Australian citizen currently working and resident in the UK on a Tier 2 General visa. My partner is a citizen and resident of South Korea. What's the least hassle way for us to get married ...
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Australian freelancer moving to France

I am a freelance medical writer/editor and would like to live and work in France. I would plan to keep working for my Australian clients. In that situation would I need a visa to live in France? I can ...
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Leaving USA as a Dual national entering Australia without Australian passport

I am Australian and my 4 year old son is a US citizen. We are travelling to Australia VERY soon and I just realised he needs an Australian Passport. I have his Australian Citizenship certificate can I ...
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Born in Ghana, West Africa to British parents - can my kids get British passports

I was born in Ghana, West Africa to British parents and registered with the High Commission at birth. We now live in Australia and I have Australian citizenship as well as British and my kids are ...
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Having an Australian pension paid to me now that I live in the UK

I am a UK national. I worked in Australia for nearly five years and paid into an Australian pension scheme with MLC. I di have p[ermanent residency status but I believe that this has now expired due ...
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Do I have to pay US Tax if I filed my Australian Tax but got 100% of my Australian Tax back

I am a dual Australian and United States citizen, born in Australia having only the United States twice in my life. It has recently become apparent to me that I have to file a United States Tax return....
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Leaving Australia as a dual national but without an Australian passport

My children and I will soon be Australian dual nationals. My wife insists that some of her friends in a similar situation have never bothered applying for Australian passports for their kids: instead, ...
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Australian Passport processing Time

I went into the consulate the other day to apply for the renewal of my Australian passport as I was born there and haven't renewed it in the past year. I had all the documents in order and the ...
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Swiss stay > 3 months for Australian

I am planning to move to Switzerland to stay with my partner start of next year, and am trying to identify ways to stay for longer than 3 months. I have Australian citizenship and am under 30. I was ...
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Requirements to move to EU country as an EU citizen with an Australian (non-EU) spouse?

I'm an EU (Dutch) citizen currently living in Australia with my Australian spouse and daughter. We are planning to move to Europe in the near future and I am wondering how this works with residency/...
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Options for an Australian to work independently in Europe

I am an Australian citizen, currently living and working in the Netherlands under the Highly Skilled Migrant scheme. If I wanted do independent consulting work around Europe (self-employed), how ...
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My father is French can I get French citizenship?

My father was born in France (to French parents) and has a French passport. I am a 26yo Australian citizen. Can I get French citizenship? I have read a lot about it on various forums but was unable ...
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Buying vegemite in New York?

Vegemite - love it or hate it, if you're an Aussie you'll have an opinion on it! In the USA, the reaction tends to be more "huh", or "you're having a laugh, you eat that stuff?". Just ask the ...
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Buying vegemite in the UK?

Vegemite - love it or hate it, if you're an Aussie you'll have an opinion on it! Other countries, less so, as the Australian Foreign Minister found out once when US customs couldn't believe you'd eat ...