- The test assesses your English skills and what you know about Australia and Australian citizenship.
- Most applicants for citizenship by grant between the ages of 18 and 59 will need to attend an interview and take the citizenship test.
- To pass the test, you must answer 20 multiple-choice questions, answer 5 Australian values questions correctly, and achieve an overall mark of at least 75%.
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“Nothing to worry about as long as you read about the exam and review,” said Jon Lomosco, a civil engineer from Melbourne, as he recently completed the Australian citizenship test.
2017 when he arrived in Australia as a permanent resident via the Qualified Independent Visa Subclass 189.
Jon Lomosco is proud to have achieved his goal of becoming an Australian citizen.
According to being a permanent resident is one of the requirements to apply for Australian citizenship apart from the test and interview.
Here are some tips he wants to share:
- Read sample questions and learn about Australia and its values.
- There are a number of materials and reviewers available online about the citizenship test.
- Arrive early or at the exact time of your appointment and bring your appointment letter for verification.
- Bring the necessary or requested original documents that are detailed on the letter you received.
- The first part is the interview where you will be assessed on your eligibility.
- The second part will be the exam and you have 45 minutes to answer and the score will be displayed on your computer screen.
Jon received his final approval two months after the review and attended the ceremony last August.