Online payment is the preferred payment method. If you are lodging an online application, payment is made when you submit the application.
If you are lodging a paper application, you can login to
My Payments from the
Manage Payments section, then select
Pre-Pay Paper Service. After you have made your payment, record the receipt number on your application and include a copy of your receipt.
More information on
How to Pay for an application is available.
Citizenship by descent, citizenship by conferral and applications for evidence of citizenship can be lodged online through
Applications for citizenship by descent are processed at the
Australian High Commission in London.
Applications to resume or renounce (give up) Australian citizenship should be sent to the Australian address on the form.
Postal services in the Russian Federation and the other republics are generally slow and unreliable. Postal delivery can take four (4) weeks or more. We encourage you to use our online services.