Investor Stream – Subclass 188 (Provisional)

This Visa is designed for people who want to make a designated investment of at least AUD 1.5 million in an Australian state or territory bond and maintain business and investment activity in Australia.

Who Is Eligible For This Visa?

  • Be nominated by a state or territory government before being invited to apply for this visa;
  • Age must be under 55 or the nominating jurisdiction must provide their support to waive the age requirement;
  • Meet the points test pass mark, set as 65;
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience of direct involvement in managing a qualifying business or eligible investment and have an overall successful record.
  • Make a designated investment at least AUD1,500,000 in to a state or territory government bond and hold it for 4 years in order to be eligible for permanent visa (subclass 888).
  • For at least one of the 5 fiscal years immediately before the application is made: – you have maintained direct involvement in either managing a qualifying business in which you (or you and your spouse or de facto partner together) had an ownership interest; or
    – you have maintained direct involvement in managing your (or your and your spouse or de facto partner’s combined) eligible investments, the total value of which was at least AUD 1,500,000
  • Have a realistic commitment to establish or participate in a qualifying business in Australia and maintain a substantial ownership and direct and continuous involvement in the management of that business.
  • There is no business turnover requirement.
  • You, your partner, or you and your partner together, have busiess and personal assets with a net value of at least AUD2,25 million for the 2 fiscal years immediately before you are invited to apply.

What This Visa Lets You Do

  • Travel in and out of Australia for the life of your visa
  • Bring family members with you to Australia
  • Apply for Permanent Residence – Business Innovation and Investment Visa-Subclass 888 (Permanent)

What type of visa are you looking for?


Employer Sponsorship Visa


Skilled Person & Want to Live and Work in Australia


Sponsor My Partner or Parents


Student Visa or Graduate Visa


Start a Business or Invest in Australia

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