Australian Business Visas


Australian Business Visas

For experienced business owners and managers who intend to either purchase or start a business in Australia

Business Innovation (188A)

  • Age under 55
  • Business turnover > A$500,000
  • Net personal and business assets > A$800,000
  • Required to stay at least 1 year in Australia
  • At least 1 - 4 years before applying for permanent residence

Significant Business History (132A)

  • Age under 55
  • Business turnover > A$3,000,000
  • Net personal and business assets > A$1,500,000
  • No minimum stay in Australia
  • Direct Permanent Residence

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Business Innovation (188A)
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of owning a managing a business with a turnover equivalent to at least AUD $500,000 for at least 2 years. It is possible to combine the turnover of up to two main businesses. The first stage will be a temporary residence visa for up to 4 years – during this period the applicant will need to own and manage a business in Australia for at least 2 years including at least 1 year of stay in Australia. The business in Australia will be required to reach a turnover of AUD $300,000. An application can then be made for permanent residence. 
Significant Business History (132A)
Applicants must be able to demonstrate a history of owning a managing a business with a turnover equivalent to at least AUD $3,000,000 for at least 2 years. It is possible to combine turnovers of up to two main businesses. This is a direct permanent residence pathway – there is no temporary residence period.
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The information provided here is a summary and additional criteria will apply. Applicants 55 and older may be eligible for an age waiver - contact us to discuss.

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