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What happens if you fail the citizenship test Australia?

Last Updated: 2nd January, 2020

Australian citizenship testif you fail the test. If you fail your test, you can take another one, possibly on the same day; or you can book another test date if you need some time to study. The new rule applies to all citizenship applications made on or after 1 July 2018 (subject to the passage of legislation).

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Also to know is, what happens if I fail the citizenship test?

If you fail either test the first time, USCIS will give you another opportunity to take the test, in an appointment several weeks after the interview that you failed. If you do not pass both tests, you cannot become a naturalized U.S. citizen, and USCIS will deny your application.

One may also ask, how many chances are there to pass the citizenship test? To achieve a passing score on the civics test, applicants are required to answer 6 out of 10 questions correctly.

Additionally, how long will I wait between my citizenship test and the ceremony in Australia?

If you pass the test Generally, your ceremony will be held within 6 months from the time we approve your application. Although waiting times can vary.

What is the pass mark for the Australian citizenship test?


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