Children born in Australia who have usually resided in Australia until the age of 10 can apply for citizenship.
Were you born outside Australia to an Australian citizen parent?
As a visa holder you can use Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) to check your current visa details and conditions.
The Resident Return Visa is a permanent visa with a pathway to citizenship.
New Zealanders can become dual citizens.
New Zealanders can apply for RRV if they entered Australia prior to 1 September 1994. Even if they only came for a holiday or were a child travelling a parents passport.
Some guidance for New Zealanders completing the Resident Return Visa online application.
A child born in Australia and ineligible for citizenship by descent, risks becoming stateless.
Some guidance for New Zealanders explaining their ties to Australian and reasons for any absence of five or more years.
If you were born outside New Zealand to a New Zealand citizen parent you may be able claim to New Zealand citizenship by descent.