|AUSTRALIAN CITIZENSHIP APPLICATION TYPE||75% OF APPLICATIONS PROCESSED IN||90% OF APPLICATIONS PROCESSED IN|
|Conferral (lodgement to ceremony**)||19 months||27 months|
|Descent (lodgement to decision)||64 days||5 months|
|Evidence (lodgement to decision)||16 days||27 days|
**A small proportion of applicants for Australian citizenship by conferral are not required to attend a ceremony. For Descent and Evidence applications, allow an additional 10 days for printing and postage of your certificate. If you applied from outside Australia, postage will take longer.