Australian High Commission
New Delhi
India, Bhutan

Lodgment of an application for Citizenship by Descent

Lodgment of an Application for Citizenship by Descent


Delays can be avoided if applications are:


  • All documents, as per the below checklists, are uploaded at the time of online lodgement.  Please note that these checklists are specific to lodging applications in India; if you follow a different checklist this may delay the processing of your application.

Please note that original documents must be provided. These will be returned to you once the application is finalised.



  • For children born in Nepal please contact us before applying by emailing: [email protected]


Sample Statutory Declaration and Affidavit


Fees and Charges 

 See: Fees and Charges 

Fees and charges for online applications must be paid by a credit card.