City of Sydney citizenship ceremonies

A smiling man holds a certificate, and a woman applauds him. They stand in front of flags.

2023 in-person ceremonies

  • Tuesday 29 August 2023
  • Thursday 7 September 2023
  • Wednesday 20 September 2023
  • Thursday 26 October 2023
  • Wednesday 8 November 2023

Our ceremonies are for people who live in the City of Sydney local area. The Department of Home Affairs will allocate a ceremony to you according to your approval date.

If you don’t live in this area, contact your local council or the Department of Home Affairs.

Ceremony dates are subject to change.

If you have compassionate or compelling grounds for an urgent ceremony, please contact the Department of Home Affairs directly.

Invitations are sent by email, so be sure your email and other contact details are up to date in your Immi account.

Do you have questions about your citizenship ceremony?

If you live in the City of Sydney local area, contact our Protocol Unit.

Office of the Lord Mayor

Protocol Unit

phone number
02 9265 9982

If you live outside our local area, contact your local council.

For any other enquiries about your citizenship application or the date of your ceremony, contact the Department of Home Affairs or phone the Citizenship Information Line.

Citizenship Information Line

phone number
131 880

We don’t produce your citizenship certificate. If it’s lost, damaged or needs to be replaced, contact the Department of Home Affairs.