Citizenship ceremonies

Waverley Council holds regular citizenship ceremonies for people who live in the Waverley Local Government Area. Ceremonies are by invitation only.

The Department of Home Affairs processes and approves Citizenship Applications and will invite you to attend a ceremony according to your approval date.

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

2024 Ceremonies


  • Saturday 18 May
  • Saturday 1 June
  • Saturday 27 July
  • Saturday 17 Aug
  • Saturday 19 October
  • Saturday 30 November

Time: 9.30am
In-person or virtual: In person
Venue: Bondi Pavilion Theatre
Venue address: Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Arrival Time: 9am

Ceremony dates are subject to change.

Our citizenship ceremonies

  • Are usually  held in the Bondi Pavilion Theatre
  • Have approximately 80 conferees
  • Run for approximately 40 minutes

You will need to

  • Arrive 30 minutes before the ceremony
  • Bring your approval letter from Department of Home Affairs and photo identification

Your family and friends are welcome to attend your ceremony but due to venue capacity we ask that you keep it to 1-2 guests per conferee.

Do you have questions about your citizenship ceremony?

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

If you live in the Waverley LGA, contact our Citizenship team on

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: 131 880

Citizenship Information Line

For more information about applying for Citizenship, please phone the Citizenship Information Line on 131 880 to discuss it with the Department of Home Affairs.