passport of Australia

Australia Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel1

Asset protection3

Quality of life4

"Plan B"1

About Australia

Australian passport can be obtained by birthright and soil law, naturalization, descent and adoption. Australian citizenship allows you to travel to 185 countries of the world.

The state is located on the mainland of the same name - Australia - and several islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Australia ranks first among the countries that wealthy people choose to live in: for example, in 2019, 12,000 people with a fortune of over $1 million moved there. Cosmopolitans are attracted by good ecology, medicine, education system.

Population

25.7 million

Capital

Canberra

Official language

Australian English

GDP per capita

$56.307

Time zone

UTC+8…+11

Currency

Australian dollar

Australia passport ranking and benefits

  • 1

    Residence in the country

    Australian citizenship allows you to live in the country, study, work, and conduct business, as well as government or ba services. An Australian citizen also has the right to live and work in New Zealand — a residence permit is not required.To obtain an Australian passport, you must have lived in the country legally for at least two years. For a long stay in the country's territory, foreigners get an Australian visa, for instance, by investment.

  • 2

    Travel to 185 countries worldwide

    An Australian passport provides visa-free access to the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Singapore, and other countries.

  • 3

    Education and healthcare

    It is easier for a child with an Australian passport to be accepted in a university: citizens can get a student loan. In Australia, there's a national health insurance program Medicare which is available only to citizens and residents of the country.

  • 4

    Work and international business

    An Australian passport allows registering a company in the country and getting business benefits from the government. You can also get a job in New Zealand without a permit.

Grounds for obtaining an Australia passport

Australia allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time: 2 years

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining an Australia passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records

Frequently asked questions

  • How do I get an Australian passport?

    Citizenship of Australia can be obtained by the right of birth and the right of soil, as well as by naturalization, descent, or adoption.

    To obtain Australian citizenship by naturalization, you must have lived in the country for at least two years, pass a language and country’s history exam, taken an oath, and have no criminal record.

  • Does Australia recognize second citizenship?

    Yes, Australian citizens can have multiple nationalities, as long as it does not contradict the laws of other states.

  • How to live in Australia with citizenship of another country?

    Citizens of other countries get visas for long-term residency in Australia. There are about 120 visas available for various purposes, such as work or medical treatment.

  • Who can get Australian citizenship by birth?

    Citizenship of Australia can be obtained by right of blood if a child was born to citizens of the country. In this case, the place of birth does not matter.

    A child born on the territory of the country can obtain Australian citizenship by right of land if one of his parents has permanent resident status. A passport can also be issued to people who were born in Australia:

    • between 1949 and 1986;

    • before 1949 and are British citizens;

    • after July 1, 2007, if they hold no citizenship of another country and have no way of obtaining one.

Australia Passport in comparison with other passports