What to do if your Australian Citizenship Ceremony was cancelled due to COVID-19

I was meant to get my citizenship before the semester census date but my Australian Citizenship Ceremony was postponed due to COVID-19. Can I still use HECS-HELP/FEE-HELP?

You must be an Australian Citizen by the census date to be eligible for a HELP loan for that period. If you do not become a citizen by this date, you will need to pay your tuition fees up front.

Request for an Urgent Australian Citizenship Ceremony
The Department of Home Affairs has advised that, where a student's scheduled citizenship ceremony was cancelled due to COVID-19, assistance will be provided, where possible, to schedule an urgent ceremony for them.

Western Australian students who have been affected can fill out a Request for an Urgent Citizenship Ceremony form (attached), and email it to the Department of Home Affairs.

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