There are different visa sub classes and based on your business skills, experience and financial stability; you might be eligible for different business visa sub classes.
Business Innovation and Investment visas
Before you can apply for these visas, you must be nominated by a state or territory government.
If you have business skills and want to set up and manage a new or existing business in Australia, then you can apply for Business Innovation and Investment visa.
Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188)
This visa allows you to:
- own and manage a business in Australia (the Business Innovation stream)
- Conduct business and investment activity in Australia (the Investor stream, the Significant Investor stream and the Premium Investor stream).
- Undertake entrepreneurial activity in Australia (Entrepreneur stream).
- If you’re granted one of these provisional visas, it will be valid for four years, and you’ll have completed the first step towards getting a Permanent Business Innovation and Investment visa.
Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa ( subclass 888)
This visa allows you to:
- continue to own and manage a business in Australia (the Business Innovation stream)
- continue business and investment activity in Australia (the Investor stream, the Significant Investor stream and the Premium Investor stream)
- continue entrepreneurial activity in Australia (Entrepreneur stream).
Permanent Business Talent Visa
You may also be eligible for the Permanent Business Talent visa if you:
- own or part-own an overseas business, have net business and personal assets of at least AUD 1.5 million, and an annual business turnover of at least AUD 3 million, or
- have obtained at least AUD 1 million in venture capital funding in Australia to develop a high-value business idea.
Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132)
This visa allows you to establish a new or develop an existing business in Australia. It has two streams:
- Significant Business History stream: for high-calibre business owners or part-owners who want to do business in Australia
- Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream: for people who have sourced venture capital funding from a member of the Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).
You can contact us regarding
- how to get the right visa
- the legal and government requirements that apply to Australian businesses
To check if you are eligible, fill out your details on our Business Visa Assessment Form: