People who were born overseas to a parent or parents who were Australian citizens at the time of the birth are eligible for Australian citizenship by descent.
To apply for Australian citizenship by descent, candidates must:
It is possible to get Australian citizenship by descent, as described on this page, or by naturalisation. Getting citizenship by naturalisation means applying for citizenship as a permanent resident of Australia or as an eligible New Zealand citizen.
Australia does allow dual citizenship, so someone who becomes an Australian citizen can remain a citizen of another country.
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