IF YOU ARE LOOKING AT ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE IN AUSTRALIA, PURCHASING A BUSINESS IN AUSTRALIA OR MIGRATING TO AUSTRALIA AS A BUSINESS OWNER OR INVESTOR, IT IS CRITICAL TO GET THE RIGHT IMMIGRATION ADVICE UPFRONT. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF VISA OPTIONS WHICH CAN FACILITATE THIS:

Business Migration

Business Talent (Subclass 132 ) 
Significant Business History Stream

Business Innovation (Subclass 188) –
Business Stream

Business Innovation Stream
(Subclass 888)

Visa Validity

Permanent

4 years
a pathway to apply for PR (Subclass 888)

Permanent

Assets & Business
Turnover Requirements

ASSETS
AUD$ 1.5 million
(AUD$ 400,000 must be
net business assets)

ASSETS
AUD$ 800,000
annually

ASSETS
AUD$ 200,000 net business assets or AUD$ 600,000 total net business & personal assets 12 months prior to application

TURNOVER
AUD$ 3 million
or have obtained at least
AUD1 million in venture capital funding

TURNOVER
AUD$ 500,000
At least two years out of the four fiscal years prior to application

TURNOVER
AUD$ 300,000
12 months prior to application

Visa Features

=> for high-calibre business owners or part-owners who wish to do business in Australia,

or

=> for those who have sourced venture capital funding from a member of the Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).

=> An overall successful business career – a genuine and realistic commitment to be involved as an owner of a business in Australia

=> Own at least 51% of a business if the turnover is less than AUD$400,000 per annum but above AUD$300,000

=> Own 30% of a business if the turnover is more than AUD$400,000 per annum
Own 10% if own shares in a public listed company

=>This is the second stage processing of Subclass 188 Provisional Business Innovation and Investment towards permanent residency in order to continue to own and manage a business in Australia.