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Business Investment Visa Options

If you are an overseas business owner looking to establish an Australian branch, or an investor wanting to set up a business or buy an existing business in Australia, then the following visas are available:

Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) subclass 188 visa

This is a four year provisional visa for business owners and investors. There are five different streams to this visa. The streams are:

  • Business Owner;
  • Investment Linked;
  • Significant Investor;
  • Premium Investor; and
  • Entrepreneur.

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) subclass 888 visa

If you hold the Provisional subclass 188 visa, then you can apply for this permanent visa once you have established business operations in Australia, or have maintained your investments in bonds.

Business Visitor visa

This visa will allow you to visit Australia for up to three months to hold business meetings and explore business opportunities in Australia.

Business Talent visa

  • This visa is for successful business people who have a significant business history with ownership interests in large businesses, or for those with venture capital funding of at least A$1M.
  • You need to be nominated by a State/Territory government and be invited to apply for this visa, which is a permanent resident visa.


Professional business migration services

Our experienced team of migration lawyers can assist you with your business migration plans for Australia.


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